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Apple's Cook top-paid US CEO in 2011: report

Apple chief executive Tim Cook topped the list of the best-paid CEOs in the US in 2011 thanks to stock options that put him more than $300 million above his next rival, a Wall Street Journal survey showed ...

dateMay 21, 2012 in Business
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Tale of the tape: Google versus Facebook

Facebook is the hottest Internet company to hit the stock market since Google went public in 2004. The Silicon Valley companies, located seven miles apart, also happen to be locked in a bitter battle for Web surfers' allegiance ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Business
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Spurious switching points in traded stock dynamics

Physicists have rebuffed the existence of power laws governing the dynamics of traded stock volatility, volume and intertrade times at times of stock price extrema. They did this by demonstrating that what appeared as "switching ...

dateMay 15, 2012 in Mathematics
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Facebook IPO to bring cash and change

Facebook makes its hotly anticipated stock market debut this week in a history-making move promising wealth for insiders and change for users of the online social network.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 15, 2012 in Internet
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