News tagged with stock markets

LinkedIn results give relief to social media

The professional social media group LinkedIn reported better-than-expected results Thursday, giving some relief to a sector battered by disappointments from Facebook and others.

Aug 02, 2012
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Finnish app maker says 'Angry Birds' IPO in late 2013

Rovio, the Finnish makers of the world's most-downloaded mobile app "Angry Birds", will seek a stock market listing by the end of 2013, chief financial officer Mikko Setala said in an interview published Thursday.

Aug 02, 2012
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Game maker Zynga stock tanks after weak 2Q report

(AP) — Zynga Inc. lost money and received less revenue than anticipated in the second quarter because "CityVille," ''FarmVille" and other games are not attracting as many paying players as they should.

Jul 25, 2012
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When to rein in the stock market

The stock market should be regulated only during times of extraordinary financial disruptions when speculators can destroy healthy businesses, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar.

Jul 05, 2012
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Investors warm to Facebook after IPO flop

After a dire stock market debut, Facebook has clawed back a large chunk of its losses as investors look past the flubbed initial public offering and gradually warm to the leading social network.

Jul 01, 2012
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Morgan Stanley may refund some Facebook investors

(AP) -- Morgan Stanley, the lead investment bank in Facebook's troubled initial public offering, will compensate retail investors who overpaid when they bought Facebook's stock in Friday's IPO, according to a source familiar ...

May 24, 2012
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Regulators probe bank's role in Facebook IPO

(AP) -- Regulators are examining whether Morgan Stanley, the investment bank that shepherded Facebook through its highly publicized stock offering last week, selectively informed clients of an analyst's negative ...

May 23, 2012
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