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If it comes next week as planned, Demand may be the first $billion-plus Internet IPO since Google. But Google's crackdown on so-called content farms could affect the company.
There's no question — investors want a piece of private companies and the secondary market is booming. SecondMarket, the largest platform for trading private company shares, just released its fourth quarter 2010 numbers, and the growth is striking.
Stocks continued to trade mixed as strong results out of General Electric gave a lift to the broader market, while weakness among technology stocks, despite some stellar earnings reports, dragged down the Nasdaq. GE and Disney rose, while BofA fell.
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Google tried to buy Groupon for $6 billion, and Groupon turned the search giant down. So now Google's moving forward with its own rival service, called "Google Offers," which would offer consumers deals from local merchants.
Stocks turned mixed as losses in technology stocks dragged down the Nasdaq, although the broader market remained higher folllowing two days of losses after a handful of companies reported better-than-expected earnings.
Stock index futures pointed to a higher open after a handful of companies reported better-than-expected earnings.
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The online search and ad giant reported a profit that easily beat Wall Street expectations and stunned investors by announcing that Eric Schmidt will resign as CEO.
Stocks closed far off the lows of the session, with the broad market ending largely flat, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Jan. 20.
Stocks held slight losses before the close, after a breif stint in positive territory, as investors weighed mixed earnings and economic reports and tech stocks sank for a second day. Caterpillar and DuPont fell, while Home Depot rose.
Although it is still a tentative environment for the economy, it's clear that investors are now rewarding growth," Aryeh Bourkoff, vice chairman of Joint Global Head of TMT Investment Banking UBS, told CNBC on Thursday.
Google has beaten analyst earnings estimates three out of four earnings periods, and its stock typically opens higher after a beat, but the bulk of its gains are made immediately following its report in after-hours trading, according to Birinyi Associates.
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Despite the public relations reality of the China-US trade deals, the $45 billion is real money, and some high-profile companies are now a lot better positioned in China than they were a week ago.
US stock futures eased losses after an unexpectedly large jobless in weekly jobless claims.
There has already been a ton written about Demand Media, next week’s big IPO. It’s likely to get a lot of attention if for no other reason: At its expected price range of $14 to $16 valuation of around $1 billion—the highest Internet/media company valuation since Google, according to Paul Bard of Renaissance Capital.