Google expands online deals to five more cities
Google expanded its local bargains program to five more cities Wednesday in a challenge to online deals giants Groupon and LivingSocial.
Report: Groupon may delay IPO
Groupon Inc. may delay its plans to go public due to concerns about the stock market's stability, according to a report.
Pandora net loss widens but revenue up sharply
Internet radio company Pandora on Thursday posted its first quarterly earnings since going public, reporting a wider net loss but revenue that more than doubled on solid advertising growth.
Stock markets can regulate themselves
Whenever crisis threatens the financial markets, voices are loud in calling for greater control. It is dubious, however, whether tighter regulation would actually offer investors better protection against losing their capital. ...
Market slide clouds AT&T merger plan
The stock market squeeze is threatening to take the air out of AT&T Inc.'s best argument for the regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.
Wall Street rollercoaster: Stanford expert tries to make sense of a careening marketplace
Economist Roger Noll admits that ignoring the wild ups and downs is hard, but "high volatility reveals only that many people are fearful about the nation's economic future."
Market sell-off claims IPOs; 8 cancel deals
(AP) -- Wall Street's recent gloom is laying waste to the hopes of companies planning to raise money from investors.
US imposes new rules on high-speed traders
US regulators on Tuesday announced new rules aimed at shedding light on the secretive industry of computerized high-speed trading, which has been blamed for destabilizing financial markets.
Fewer verbs and nouns in financial reporting could predict stock market bubble, study shows
When the language used by financial analysts and reporters becomes increasingly similar the stock market may be overheated, say scientists.
'FarmVille' creator Zynga to go public
(AP) -- Zynga, the online game maker behind "FarmVille" and other popular Facebook pastimes, is going public, the latest in a crop of high-valued Internet IPOs expected after LinkedIn Corp. showed that the ...
Using fear to guide smart investments
Playing the stock market can be a risky game. And when the market behaves unpredictably, public fear can lead to erratic investment responses and market chaos.
Smaller companies hit hardest during emerging market crises
A study of the reaction by the United States stock market to international financial crises shows that small companies are often hit hardest, and the impact is above and beyond what would be expected given their exposure ...
Pandora sings happy tune: IPO fetches $16 a share
(AP) -- Pandora Media Inc. sold its initial public offering of stock at $16 per share late Tuesday, fetching twice as much as the popular but unprofitable Internet radio service expected less than two weeks ago.
Steve Jobs comic book to hit in August
The life of Apple visionary Steve Jobs will be told in a comic book to be released in August by the studio that did the same with the story of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg.