| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Twitter announced Thursday that it has filed for its IPO and already there are concerns about its growth.
The San Francisco-based company is generally regarded as one of the top social networks, behind only Facebook in popularity. But when you compare...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected.
The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:05 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Could this be the beginning of a beautiful friendship?
After bad reviews dashed its initial public offering, Wall Street is clicking "like" on Facebook.
Facebook is nearing its all-time high of $45 as analysts raise price targets to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is making a big push into e-commerce as speculation heats up that it’s preparing for a widely anticipated initial public offering.
The San Francisco company has hired Nathan Hubbard, former chief executive officer of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:29 PM
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years."
His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Twitter can expect to face some serious headwinds as it moves toward its public offering of stock. But there may also be some reasons for optimism.
First, the reasons to worry.
Yes, the overall IPO market in the U.S. has continued to recover as 131...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ahead of the most anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook, Twitter bought mobile advertising exchange MoPub, its largest acquisition to date.
The deal was part of Twitter's ongoing effort to make it simpler and easier...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Facebook's stock price has bounced back, and one reason for that could be a report that says the company plans to charge as much as $2.5 million for TV-style video ads that would be featured on users' News Feeds.
The social network plans to start...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It was the tweet heard around the Twitterverse: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale."
Twitter's surprise announcement of its long-...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., an investment shell company founded by longtime media heavyweights Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, plans to raise $250 million through an initial public offering.
Silver Eagle said it would sell 25 million shares at $10 a...