| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:05 PM
NEW YORK — Twitter on Thursday disclosed in a tweet that it had confidentially filed for an initial public offering — a major step for the popular micro-blogging site.
But that was about all the company said, leaving Wall Street analysts and...
| 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 25, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Muriel Siebert, whose success as one of Wall Street's early, influential female analysts earned her the contacts and nest egg to become the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died. She was 84.
Siebert died Saturday of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Robert Downey Jr. has signed a deal to reprise his role as billionaire genius/playboy/inventor Tony Stark in two “Avengers” films. […]...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Despite falling for a third consecutive day, the stock market is holding up reasonably well amid speculation that the Federal Reserve may start rolling back its economic stimulus efforts.
The Dow Jones industrial average were 54.98 points, or 0.35%,...