LinkedIn Corp


  • LinkedIn: The Options Play Now Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:22 AM ET

    Even the most bullish of prospective buyers have become wary of the name. But rather than an outright purchase of shares, this provides a classic example of a situation where options can provide a better risk/reward proposition.

  • Groupon

    Groupon revealed some striking growth — revenue of $644.7 million in the first quarter of 2011, up from $44.2 million in the first quarter of 2010, and just $3.3 million in the second quarter of 2009.

  • If you give an 18-year-old $100,000 not to go to college, will you create the next Mark Zuckerberg? That's what venture capitalist and technology entrepreneur Peter Thiel wants to do with the "20 Under 20" project funded by his foundation.

  • Marc Andreessen

    Marc Andreessen has invested in pretty much ever social media company — Groupon, Zynga, Facebook, Twitter, he's even an angel investor in LinkedIn (LNKD) — and he says this is not an IPO bubble.

  • Groupon and Expedia Team Up to Slash Travel Prices Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:11 PM ET

    Groupon is expending its reach with another major corporate partnership, this one designed to offer half-priced travel deals. Today at the 'All Things D' conference Groupon and Expedia (EXPE) announced a new discount travel site, called "Groupon Getaways with Expedia."

  • Andreessen on LinkedIn IPO  Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    There is no real sign of a social media bubble, but there are some companies out there with strong growth potential, according to Marc Andreessen, Opsware Inc. co-founder and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • LinkedIn's Ripple Effects Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    LinkedIn's CEO is here at the 'All Things D' Conference, and while he's not slated to speak, LinkedIn's IPO is the talk of the conference. Everyone here - from startups to VCs, to media and tech execs is discussing what LinkedIn's massive valuation means for the market.

  • Five Things to Watch: Auto Sales and More Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 10:58 PM ET
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    Raised debt ceiling rejected, May auto sales slumped and the LinkedInIPO emulated. Here's what we're watching...

  • Facebook Ad Frenzy  Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 12:24 PM ET

    Analysis of the potential market in social media ad sales, with Miles Nadal, MDC Parnters chairman/CEO.

  • Unusual Pricing in New LinkedIn Options Friday, 27 May 2011 | 3:25 PM ET

    As LinkedIn options trade for the first time today (Friday), pricing remains a bit unusual because of the newness of the social-networking stock.

  • LinkedIn Options Trading Points to Downside Friday, 27 May 2011 | 12:44 PM ET

    According to Bill Lefkowitz of vFinance Investments, early trading indicates puts are trading at a premium to calls in price and are also, trading bigger size.

  • Hot IPOs the Exception, Not Rule Friday, 27 May 2011 | 11:45 AM ET

    Despite all of the hoopla, when it comes to IPOs there is LinkedIn and Yandex. Then there is everybody else.

  • LinkedIn IPO Has Some Surprise Winners—or Does It? Friday, 27 May 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    When the news broke of LinkedIn’s $8.9 billion IPO, LinkedIn employees had a lot to celebrate. But they weren’t the only ones.

  • Get Ready for LinkedIn Options  Friday, 27 May 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    Options in social networking company LinkedIn will be listed on U.S. exchanges, starting today, with Will Duff Gordon, Data Explorers.

  • Options Begin Trading on LinkedIn  Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 12:45 PM ET

    A preview of options trading on LindedIn, which is expected to begin tomorrow, with Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com.

  • What to Expect From LinkedIn's Options This Week Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 11:38 AM ET

    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.

  • Dotcom Bubble Mark 2? EG8 Participants Fret Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 12:58 AM ET

    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).

  • Shorting LinkedIn: A High Stakes Game of Chicken Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 5:51 PM ET

    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 Close Lower After Choppy Session Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 4:56 PM ET

    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 Turn Lower Before Close; Energy Gains Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 3:57 PM ET

    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.