Despite all the excitement following LinkedIn’s IPO, which resulted in the share price more than doubling its first day on the NYSE, Kevin Ryan, founder and CEO of online retailer Gilt Groupe, is in no hurry to go public.
It seems that online auction site eBay is catching a bid, where it matters most.
Stocks closed modestly higher Friday in a light-volume session ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, led by materials. However, the major averages finished lower for the fourth consecutive week.
Stocks held onto modest gains Friday in a light-volume session ahead of the Memorial Day holiday, led by materials, as commodities gained on the heels of a weaker U.S. dollar.
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Stocks rallied back after paring gains in quiet trading before the Memorial Day holiday following mixed economic news on consumer sentiment and home sales.
Stock futures gained ahead of the open on the Friday before the Memorial Day holiday as the dollar fell, and after news on personal income and spending that was largely in line with expectations.
Google hopes to nudge consumers and merchants into a world where the smartphone has replaced the wallet as the container for credit cards, coupons and receipts.
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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.
You could feel the excitement on the floor--the huge crowd, the media...and LinkedIn did not disappoint, opening at $83 after pricing at $45, an 84 percent pop.
Tonight, the Washington Nationals sold tickets for $1 to their game against the Pirates. Tomorrow, the team is selling a limited amount of tickets for $2. We're in the middle of May now and there are nine parks in Major League Baseball this year that are averaging crowds that fill less than half their ballpark. Most seem to be disinterested to do what it takes to fill the stands.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery.
Stocks rallied for a third consecutive session amid Microsoft's $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, strength in China's economy, and rising commodity prices.
Stocks traded near the highest levels of a quiet session ahead of the market close on Tuesday.
Stocks rose amid solid economic reports, stabilizing oil prices, and news of growth in the Chinese economy.
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At first blush, investors may not think eBay would warrant any weakness on proposed financial reforms. If anything, the online retailer would seem to benefit from a reduction in credit card processing fees charged to sellers on its namesake auction site. But, eBay is not just auctions.