| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:16 AM
GoPro, the San Mateo-based maker of video cameras, filed a confidential IPO Friday, the company said in a brief statement.
Taking a page out of Twitter's handbook, the company also filed a "secret" initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Orange County builder New Home Co. raised $86 million in its Wall Street debut, as the firm and investors bet on a housing recovery that has shown signs of faltering.
The company priced 7.8 million shares at $11, markedly below their expected range of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:45 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- No pressure, Twitter.
Fair or not, Facebook’s blockbuster earnings last week has investors anticipating very good things from its social networking rival.
Twitter on Wednesday will report its first quarterly results as a...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Back when Twitter crashed frequently, users were shown the "fail whale," a flock of Twitter birds lifting an apologetic marine mammal.
For investors, the "fail whale" made a comeback Wednesday as Twitter Inc. released its first...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's revenue declined for the fourth straight quarter, walloped by declining online display advertising sales.
Shares fell nearly 4% to $36.77 in after-hours trading.
Yahoo reported $1.2 billion in net revenue in the fourth...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Square came in handy for Camilla Barry in accepting payments at her bed-and-breakfast in the Northern California town of Rumsey — until a guest disputed a room charge in May.
That's when Barry discovered that Square Inc.,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is offering more than 41 million shares of Facebook stock to the public as part of a follow-on offering worth about $3.9 billion.
Zuckerberg along with the company and board member Marc...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:27 AM
AMC Entertainment shares climbed as high as 8% on the day the nation's second largest theater chain sold its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.
AMC sold 18.42 million class A shares for $18 each, raising about $332 million for the Leawood, Kan.-...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Most Silicon Valley start-ups that you hear about seem to have one of three fates.
In the best cases, they have an IPO. Next best case, they are acquired by some big-tech sugar daddy.
Then there are those that simply die. They run out of money, the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Seized mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae posted its seventh-straight quarterly profit in the July-through-September period and will pay the government $8.6 billion in dividends, bringing it close to offsetting the cost of its 2008 bailout,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Amazon.com began shipping the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX on Thursday, rounding out its lineup of new tablets in time for the holidays.
The 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon's full-size tablet. It'll compete against the likes of the iPad Air and...