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A preview of options trading on LindedIn, which is expected to begin tomorrow, with Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com.
Since LinkedIn's spectacular initial public offering last Friday, concerns have been raised about potential short-sellers waiting in the wings. Today (Thursday, 5/26) may provide a good gauge of any significant bearish sentiment when options become available on the social-media company.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is here (Like). She declined to do any TV interviews (Unlike) as speculation over timing of an inevitable IPO mounts (Poke).
For the first time, shares of LinkedIn became available to short sellers today, but market watchers say there was a wide gulf between what sellers were asking and what buyers were willing to pay. A high stakes game of "chicken" ensued with little or, no business being transacted.
Stocks ended modestly lower amid further signs of economic weakness, and despite a positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs, which lifted prices of oil and metals.
Stocks turned modestly lower before the close amid more news of weakness in the nation's manufacturing sector, and a positive call on commodities by Goldman Sachs lifted prices of oil and metals.
Energy and materials again landed front and center on every trader's radar after Goldman Sachs made some seriously bullish comments.
Stocks turned mixed a day after a steep selloff, although energy and materials sectors were lifted by a positive report on commodities prices by Goldman Sachs.
Investors looking to short the stock should be prepared to face some hurdles, says Gregory DePetris, Quadriserv.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Tuesday's Squawk on the Street.
Concerns on what could be a potential bubble, after LinkedIn's IPO, with Steven Rattner, former Car Czar/former Quadrangle Group managing partner.
Nicolas Sarkozy has invited the digital industry to pop to Paris for a few days this week to chew the fat before the G8 summit. And Rebecca Meehan is going along for the ride.
If these ten things were to happen, the "Mad Money" host thinks the market would soar.
Tuesday is the first day that traders can short shares of LinkedIn. That is, if you can find shares to borrow and are willing to pay the price.
Stocks closed sharply lower, triggered by worries over euro zone debt troubles and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
Stocks pared losses but remained significantly lower on worries over euro zone debt troubles, and signs of a slowing economy in Europe and Asia.
At a press event in San Francisco Square rolled out new mobile payment systems designed to help both retailers and consumers. A new free app, called "Register" makes it affordable for small businesses to accept credit cards, automate checkouts, and measure and manage everything they sell.
The question at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York City: Did the LinkedIn IPO change the game in the world of tech start-ups and venture capital? Among the masses gathered at Pier 94 right on the Hudson River, the short answer is yes
With little to excite buyers, the Fast pros are starting to worry about a different dynamic dominating the market.
Stocks traded sharply lower amid worries over global growth in Europe and China, and continuing concerns about debt troubles in peripheral euro zone countries.