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Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken on why the Facebook IPO debut cannot be measured traditionally.
A group of private exchanges has popped up in recent years to accommodate a fast-growing trading market in the private shares of the Internet companies like Twitter and LinkedIn. Facebook has driven much of this growth, emerging as the most actively traded private company by a wide margin, the New York Times reports.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a lackluster session Thursday following a handful of mixed earnings reports, decline in weekly jobless claims and ahead of the government's monthly employment report due Friday morning.
Nasdaq OMX posted its second-best quarter ever on a non-GAAP basis Wednesday, in a declining volume environment. Bob Greifeld spoke to Maria Bartiromo in a CNBC exclusive interview.
Will the Facebook initial public offering be bullish or bearish for the stock market? Conventional wisdom is that big, headline grabbing IPOs are generally bullish for the overall stock market. But, conventional wisdom is often wrong — at least in the short term.
Celebrating on lovers’ lane will get more expensive for the average American this Valentine’s Day, according to two new reports. To lure value-seeking consumers, daily-deal sites will be offering a range of deals and promotions for the love struck.
Companies can’t hype IPOs before they happen. Neither can the underwriters. Then there is Felix Investments, a small New York investment firm.
Amid persistent reports that Facebook will be filing its S-1 this week, there's been intense speculation about what exchange (NYSE or Nasdaq) it would choose.
Facebook’s biggest investor does not think there is a tech bubble and said he’s “pretty sure” the company can continue to grow for a long time once it becomes public.
Why would Facebook file now? Bottom line: it wants to bake in plenty of extra time so it can start trading by the end of May, before the summer trading lull.
Facebook could file for its long-awaited initial public offering as early as Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
How cool is Michael Grimes? Grimes is the global co-head of Morgan Stanley's technology investment banking group. He's the guy who is credited with making Morgan Stanley the number one shop for tech IPOs.
It is “inevitable” that Facebook will go public and when it does it could be “the largest offering in history,” said Sean Parker, the first president of the social-networking site, in an interview with CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
In the Age of the Platform, companies that constantly reinvent themselves lead the pack. Here are six things to learn from the big guys.
Penny-pinching isn't just for the poor. The wealthy are just as interested in clipping coupons, hunting down deals, and keeping spending in check with shopping lists as less affluent consumers, according to a recent survey. That doesn't mean there aren't opportunties to make money.
SecondMarket gave CNBC a first look at its 2011 trading results of private company shares and social media continues to be hotter than ever.
Tech start-ups sometimes must pivot — choose an entirely new direction in the hopes of transforming a dud of a business into one that might have a shot at success.
The start-up boom means there are more freshly minted millionaires looking to manage their wealth. And Wall Street firms are happy to help, for a fee. The New York times reports.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Identifying stocks with high short interest was in the best interest of investors, “Fast Money” trader Joe Terranova said Tuesday.