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  • SAN FRANCISCO/ HONG KONG, April 17- Weibo Corp executives on Thursday toasted the Chinese social media firm's debut at Nasdaq's New York headquarters.

  • IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    That means some of Wall Street's largest hedge funds and private equity firms are largely escaping close scrutiny by the IRS, said Sen. "Auditing less than 1% of large partnership tax returns means the IRS is failing to audit the big money," said Levin, who chairs the Senate subcommittee on investigations.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp rose 19 percent in their U.S. debut on Thursday, sweeping aside concerns that Chinese censorship will hurt the growth of the country's Internet sector and broader worries about lofty tech-stock valuations.

  • COLUMN-Career risk makes the world go round: James Saft Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    April 17- Fund and pension investors who are watching their biotech and social media stakes melt before their eyes may well feel they've had their pockets picked by self-serving investment managers. William Janeway, economist and venture capital veteran, put it well at the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference last week:.

  • IPO Roundup: 4 companies make their debut Thursday Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Two Chinese Internet companies, a sporting goods retailer and a travel software provider rose in their stock market debuts Thursday.

  • Russian state media claim AP skews Putin coverage Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    On Thursday, 67 minutes into the Putin call-in show that lasted nearly four hours, APTN broke away to show images of the aftermath of a clash in Ukraine in which three pro-Russian protesters died.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp rose as much as 41 percent in their U.S. debut on Thursday, sweeping aside concerns that censorship in China will hurt the growth of the country's Internet sector and broader worries about the outlook for tech-sector stocks.

  • Weibo shares jump in market debut Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    Chinese social media company Weibo Corp.' s shares soared in their U.S. market debut Thursday. Weibo was launched four years ago by Chinese online media company Sina Corp. Weibo provides a Twitter- like service that allows users to post a feed of up to 140 Chinese characters to share with others.

  • April 17- Shares of Weibo Corp, the owner of a Chinese Twitter-like messaging service, rose as much as 14.6 percent in their U.S. debut, overcoming worries about the outlook for tech sector and concerns that censorship in China was affecting its user growth. That would make it the biggest internet company IPO since Facebook Inc's $16 billion IPO in 2012..

  • Midday movers: Weibo, Sabre, Goldman Sachs & More Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Voice of CNBC reads FMHR tweets     Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    Jim Birdsall, the voice over talent of CNBC, reads some of the tweets for the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders. Stephen Weiss thinks Gilead is trading at an "incredible bargain."

  • Miss. gov signs bills to limit union activities Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed three bills to limit union activities in Mississippi, saying he hopes they strengthen the state's reputation as a place where organized labor has little influence. Mississippi AFL-CIO president Robert Shaffer said in March that the bills will hurt low-wage workers.

  • April 17- Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with the shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down about 3 percent in early trading on Thursday, and at least 12 brokerages cut their target price on the stock.

  • April 17- Google Inc's disappointing first-quarter results left Wall Street unfazed about the internet giant's ability to come to grips with a shift to the fast-growing mobile advertising market. Google shares were down 2 percent in premarket trading on Thursday and at least 12 brokerages cut their target price on the stock.

  • Early movers: MS, GE, PEP, GOOG, IBM, WB & more Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, April 7, 2014.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *Initially planned to sell 20 mln ADSs at $17- $19 each. April 17- China's Weibo Corp, a Twitter- like messaging service company, raised a less-than-expected $286 million after it cut the size of its U.S. initial public offering amid a selloff in technology shares and concerns about slowing user growth.

  • Kansas officials boost revenue estimates by $178M Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    TOPEKA, Kan.— Kansas officials projected Thursday that the state will collect nearly $178 million more in revenues than previously thought through June 2015, brightening its short-term budget picture. Sam Brownback's urging to boost the economy.

  • Colorado advances edible marijuana restrictions Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 3:02 AM ET

    DENVER— Colorado lawmakers advanced a measure to broaden a ban on certain types of edible marijuana to include products that mimic other foods or candies. A final vote is expected next week before the Senate takes it up.

  • Man details abuse claims against 'X-Men' director Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:48 AM ET

    He told of being plied with drugs and promises of Hollywood fame while also enduring threats and sexual abuse in Hawaii and Los Angeles over several years. Egan and his attorney said at a news conference that the alleged abuse was reported by Egan's mother to the FBI and Los Angeles police and that interviews were conducted.

  • Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosion Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:07 AM ET

    WEST, Texas— As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.

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