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It is hard to envisage a less propitious climate for equity analysis than a gloomy outlook for advanced economies combined with sustained and severe market volatility.
“Nobody wants to IPO into this fiasco of a market,” says one strategist. “There’s just massive liquidity risk."
As the stock market continues to struggle, many investors who bet on this year’s new issues are taking an outsized hit since nearly two-thirds of 2011s IPOs are below their initial offering price.
The game maker Zynga hopes to raise at least $1 billion in an initial public offering this fall, but don’t expect shares to trade until October at the earliest, say people familiar with the company’s offering plans.
A steady influx of funding from angel investors and venture capital firms that are hoping to find the next LinkedIn spacer or Facebook has sparked a potentially dangerous financing frenzy for the technology-startup industry, according to investors and market participants. And the recent market turmoil has done little to slow the stampede.
A small number of companies have already scaled back or canceled their initial stock offerings because of volatile market conditions, the New York Times reports.
The decision by the ECB to buy the bonds of Italy and Spain could be a game changer. It could stem the fear in the stock markets of the world, says Jon Najarian.
LinkedIn is "in the very early stages of a large opportunity" to expand membership in the U.S. and around the world as uncertainty over getting and keeping a job continues.
S&P futures popped 13 points prior revisions also better than expected, but then fell back. Average hourly earnings up 0.4 percent much higher than expectations of 0.2 percent gain.
The social networking website swings to a second quarter profit in its first earnings report since going public almost three months ago. Insight with Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Futures briefly cut some of their earlier losses Thursday after investors cheered the weekly jobless claims numbers, but quickly plunged again, pressured by fears over the euro zone debt crisis and as the dollar surged against a basket of currencies.
The “Mad Money” host reveals the 13 earnings reports he plans to monitor.
Washington's political paralysis around critical debt and budgetary issues will most certainly weigh on financial markets Wednesday.
Cramer thinks so. He explains why.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports that the LivingSocial IPO is expected to raise $1 billion.
Shares of high-profile real-estate website Zillow more than doubled and headphone maker SkullCandy's shares leaped in their initial public offerings Wednesday, after both debuted well above their expected ranges.
Tech giant Microsoft became the first major company to endorse “crowd commerce”, a quickly growing form of eCommerce that is gaining traction in some of Silicon Valley’s highest circles.
JPMorgan changes its mind on LinkedIn, with the Fast Money team. Scott Nations, "Options Action" contributor weighs in.
Stocks came off session lows, but still finished sharply lower Monday, as bank stocks slumped amid ongoing macroeconomic concerns and ahead of a big earnings week.