| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers.
"I asked about the sneaker dress code,"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:14 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Will Wall Street have a crush on King Digital Entertainment?
The London-based maker of the highly addictive smartphone game Candy Crush has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of up...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| 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 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.-...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:57 AM
NEW YORK -- Twitter's IPO gave New York Stock Exchange floor traders a taste of the old days.
A crush of traders, photographers and reporters huddled around the Barclays post on the NYSE's floor.
Barclays' Glenn Carell, the designated market maker for...