CNBC's David Faber reports Dennis Woodside is taking over as CEO of Motorola Mobility as Google acquires the company.
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:
Summer vacations are making a comeback after a stay-at-home recession, but consumers still say they want to watch costs. Here are 20 ideas to lighten the load.
Two big names. Two very different trades. That more or less sums up last Friday’s Options Action.
Delta Air Lines may have charged some frequent flyers higher airfares than other customers for almost three weeks because of a website glitch. The problem was fixed, but could it happen again?
"All the buy-side institutions are shorting it," says one pro. "So there's no reason to jump in here. You're catching a falling knife."
Take a look at some of Monday’s morning movers:
Authorities in China have approved Google Inc.'s bid to buy phone maker Motorola Mobility, clearing the way for the $12.5 billion deal to close early next week.
Facebook set a record for volume on its first day of trading, but the stock otherwise failed to live up to all the hype.
Here in one of the richest corners of the country, the tech elite display an ambivalent, sometimes contradictory approach to wealth. Money is a measure of the power of the companies that entrepreneurs have built, rather than a thing to display.
Discussing Facebook's first trading day on the Nasdaq and comparing it to Google's IPO and growth, with Chris Baggini, Turner Titan Fund. "Longer term, [Facebook] has a lot of upside opportunity," says Baggini.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into some broader themes when looking at the first day of Facebook as a public company.
The freshly minted tech millionaires and billionaires of Silicon Valley, including those benefitting from Facebook’s IPO today, are selling stock earlier and in larger numbers than previous generations of tech tycoons.
The hot-name website is currently ranked the 12th-largest in social media; and you'll keep hearing about it, vice president Andrew McLaughlin says, precisely because it isn't Facebook.
In the first quarter, Apple stock was surging. Since then, shares have dropped 16 percent — giving up over $100 a share and now trailing Google by nearly that amount.
With the hotly anticipated Facebook public listing in mind, the CNBC Analytics team looked into IPOs from 2000 to the present to see which ones have been the most and least successful.
A few hours before the oversubscribed, wildly sought after Facebook shares are priced for the company’s public debut, Max Wolff, analyst at GreenCrest Capital, said buying in now is like “buying a lottery ticket.”
Built on participant immersion and increasingly fueled by brand advertiser dollars, Facebook must continue to answer to both its 900 million participants and the growing number of advertisers as it approaches its IPO and beyond.
If the Facebook IPO is to succeed, it will have to overcome a less-than-stellar history of similar technology offerings that started quickly but soon faltered.
Discussing the hype around Facebook's upcoming initial public offering, with Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital; Tom Forte, Telsey Advisory Group; and the FMHR traders.