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  • Twitter employees snap pictures, shoot Vines during IPO

    Twitter employees snap pictures, shoot Vines during IPO
    Twitter began trading publicly Thursday morning, and as you might guess, the company's employees took to the social network and Vine to document the event, giving us an insider's look at the experience. Here's the scene at Twitter's offices during the...
  • Twitter IPO creates paper billionaires

    Twitter IPO creates paper billionaires
    A little blue bird has turned a few select people into cash cows. Twitter's stock closed at $44.90 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, down slightly from its opening price of $45.10. Still, it was widely considered a stellar market debut, with...
  • Twitter shares soar 73% in IPO

    Twitter shares soar 73% in IPO
    NEW YORK — In a mere instant — or about the time it takes to send a 140-character message — Twitter became one of the Internet's most valuable properties, capping a dizzying seven-year rise from scrappy start-up to a major publicly...
  • Twitter owes me $1. I'll take it now.

    Twitter owes me $1. I'll take it now.
    True confession: I sometimes (OK, fine, often) waste a lot of time on dumb stuff. ¬†Which probably explains my interest in Twitter. You undoubtedly heard that Twitter had its IPO (that’s initial public offering for non-business-school types)...
  • Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises

    Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises
    Big things really do come in small packages -- 140-character packages, to be exact. Making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Twitter's stock rocketed above its initial public offering price in a frenzied day of trading that...
  • In San Francisco, Twitter's IPO stokes debate over wealth it created

    In San Francisco, Twitter's IPO stokes debate over wealth it created
    SAN FRANCISCO — Ray McClure was lucky enough not only to get hired as one of Twitter's first employees but to get some stock. When he left Twitter in 2007 after one year, McClure cashed out a bit at a time by selling his shares privately. He...
  • Airbnb looks to rally support as regulators scrutinize business

    Airbnb looks to rally support as regulators scrutinize business
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facing growing regulatory challenges, Airbnb rolled out the red carpet on Tuesday morning, welcoming hundreds of Airbnb hosts and the media horde to a press conference at its splashy new San Francisco headquarters. It was a move...
  • Fiat postpones Chrysler IPO until early next year

    Fiat postpones Chrysler IPO until early next year
    WASHINGTON -- Fiat on Monday said it would postpone an initial public offering of Chrysler Group stock until early 2014. The move ends an attempt to sell shares owned by a United Auto Workers trust by the end of this year to help resolve a dispute...
  • Hilton plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in IPO

    Hilton plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in IPO
    Hilton Worldwide Holdings said it plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in an initial public offering, in what would be the biggest IPO ever for a hotel company. The McLean, Va.-based company and its shareholders plan to sell 112.8 million shares for...
  • Twitter adds first female board member, ex-Pearson CEO -- #abouttime

    Twitter adds first female board member, ex-Pearson CEO -- #abouttime
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter has added a female media veteran to its all-male board of directors. Marjorie Scardino, 66, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, joined the Twitter board Thursday after a deafening wave of criticism that it...
  • Twitter gets $1-billion credit line ahead of IPO

    Twitter gets $1-billion credit line ahead of IPO
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street is rolling out the red carpet for Twitter. The company has received a $1-billion credit line from some of the banks underwriting its initial public stock offering. Twitter set up the agreement with lenders earlier this...