News tagged with stock markets

Will Facebook deliver an IPO surprise?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turns up at business conventions in a hoodie. "Cocky" is the word used to describe him most often, after "billionaire." He was Time's person of the year at 26.

Feb 01, 2012
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Investors give 'Farmville' maker a cold shoulder

(AP) -- As its workers celebrated with hot chocolate and cinnamon buns, Zynga saw its stock dinged on its first day of trading Friday - an unexpected turn of events for a closely watched public debut seen ...

Dec 16, 2011
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RIM shares plunge on lowered earnings outlook

Research In Motion shares plunged Friday as the struggling BlackBerry maker said it will not meet its annual earnings target and it is taking a $485 million charge because of weak sales of the PlayBook tablet ...

Dec 04, 2011
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Big payouts from startups excite Silicon Valley

Everyone dreams of striking it rich - and what they would do with such a windfall. A new house? A fancy car? Maybe designer clothes selected by a personal shopper. For some in Silicon Valley, those wishes may soon come true.

Nov 20, 2011
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