News tagged with stock markets

Poll: Half of Americans call Facebook a fad

(AP) -- Half of Americans think Facebook is a passing fad, according to the results of a new Associated Press-CNBC poll. And, in the run-up to the social network's initial public offering of stock, half of ...

May 15, 2012
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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 ...

May 17, 2012
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Google poised to execute long-delayed stock split

Google is finally ready to split its stock for the first time, more than three years after co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin began discussing a move engineered to ensure they remain in control of the ...

Jan 30, 2014
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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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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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