Study shows investors lose, insiders win when IPOs involve analysts

When equity analysts are more involved in a firm's initial public offering, investors who purchase stock based on these analysts' reports lose more than 3 percent of their investment, according to a new study from the University ...

Zynga gives new CEO millions to leave Microsoft

Struggling Web game maker Zynga gave new CEO Don Mattrick a $5 million signing bonus and stock awards valued at $40 million to lure him away from his previous job overseeing Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox console for video games.

A debate: Should you jump in on Facebook debut?

(AP) -- Facebook begins selling stock to the public Friday in the most talked-about market debut in years. Two Associated Press business writers are debating whether the stock is a smart buy.

Cybercrimes (via cell phones) up in 2011

Addicted as we are to our online life and our mobile devices, it's no surprise that a growing number of cyber-criminals are lurking out there with us.

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