News tagged with stock markets

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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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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Yelp shares surge in stock market debut

(AP) -- Yelp's stock opened to five-star reviews from investors on Friday, soaring 60 percent in the first hour of trading after pricing at $15 on Thursday night.

Mar 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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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.

Aug 12, 2011
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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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