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Facebook stock slide continues

Facebook stock hit a new low on Tuesday, with the world's leading social network having lost more than $50 billion dollars in market value since it became a publicly traded company in May.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Business
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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 computer.

dateDec 04, 2011 in Business
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Companies ask: Does advertising on Facebook pay?

(AP) -- Responding to extraordinary demand, Facebook said Wednesday that it would sell more stock in the company's initial public offering. But ahead of the IPO, a debate emerged between two of the nation's largest automakers: ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Business
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Stock traders look to Facebook, Twitter for tips

The next big stock tip might be as close as a Twitter feed. Professional traders are developing computer programs that scour Internet posts in search of the next stock market darling. Their technology analyzes everything ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateJul 05, 2012 in Economics & Business
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China enjoying fruit of Apple's labor

People in China are not only making coveted Apple gadgets, they are snapping them up as the booming nation becomes a top market for the trend-setting California company.

dateApr 25, 2012 in Business
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Facebook falls flat in public debut (Update 3)

(AP) -- In the hours before Facebook's stock began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market for the first time, CEO Mark Zuckerberg reminded the company's 3,500 employees not to get caught up in the hoopla surrounding its long-awaited ...

dateMay 18, 2012 in Business
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