| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:51 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — As Twitter Inc. opened itself up to public scrutiny for the first time, it did not limit itself to 140 characters — not even to 140 pages.
Twitter on Thursday made public 240 pages of documents it filed secretly over the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With the hottest technology offering since Facebook still technically up for grabs, the Nasdaq Stock Market's chief Bob Greifeld paid a visit to Twitter headquarters in San Francisco on Friday.
Twitter is leaning toward listing with the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — King Kong climbed it. A bomber crashed into it. Now the country's most iconic building is going public.
The Empire State Building is set to make its debut Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. And for $13 — about half the cost...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It's looking more and more like the New York Stock Exchange will win the Tweetstakes, the hotly contested battle with the Nasdaq Stock Market for Twitter’s initial public stock offering.
Twitter is the most highly sought after...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The big news out of the financial markets Wednesday is that Twitter, whose initial public offering is likely to be one of the hottest transactions of the year, will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange instead of on Nasdaq.
The world asks: So...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- What will Twitter choose as its ticker symbol?
The smart money is betting on “TWTR.”
At least, that’s according to the oddsmakers in Las Vegas. They are leaning toward “TWTR” with odds of 5 to 6 over...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Continuing a trend that dates back at least to the dawn of recorded time, actively managed mutual funds--those run by professional stock pickers--recently have been trounced by the market averages.
As my colleague Tom Petruno documented over the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 6:24 PM
With its acquisition of some of the tallest skyscrapers in downtown Los Angeles finally complete, New York-based Brookfield Office Properties Inc. is now the dominant office landlord in the city's financial district.
Brookfield completed its purchase of...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Investors snapped up shares of discount retailer Burlington Stores Inc. on its first day of trading, driving the company's stock price up more than 40% from its initial public offering price.
Burlington, which operates more than 500 stores under the...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Never let a crisis go to waste, says an old rule of politics.
For some major players in the economy, the financial crisis that began five years ago this month with Lehman Bros.' collapse turned out to be as much an opportunity as a calamity....