News tagged with stock markets

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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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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Apple stock breaks $500 level, continuing rally

(AP) -- Apple's stock broke above $500 for the first time Monday. It was the latest step in a rally that began more than two weeks ago, when the company reported staggering sales and profits for the holiday quarter.

Feb 13, 2012
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Zuckerberg's Facebook story is study in contrasts

(AP) -- When Hollywood set out to tell the story of how Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook, it enjoyed the flexibility of portraying a man who, despite his social network's worldwide reach, was all but unknown ...

May 16, 2012
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US senators propose 'anti-Saverin' tax evasion law

Two US senators, angered by what they said was Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's deliberate tax avoidance, announced legislation Thursday to stop him and other exiles from re-entering the country.

May 17, 2012
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LIVE: Facebook goes public

(AP) -- It's Facebook's big day. The site, which was born in a dorm room eight years ago and has grown into a worldwide network of almost a billion people, is making the most talked-about stock market debut ...

May 18, 2012
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