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Jesse Bergman

Jesse Bergman
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    A volatile issuance market and lackluster returns haven’t dampened the initial public offering mood on Wall Street.

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    Investors got a sneak peak at Zynga’s highly-anticipated IPO pitch thanks to an copy of management’s presentation posted online in a pitch the company will take on the road starting Monday, as it embarks on a cross-country tour to lure potential investors ahead of its December 16 initial public offering.

  • Going public is commonly thought of as the endgame for most companies. But many of the world’s biggest and most influential businesses have gone through great lengths and endured great criticism to go the opposite rout – to stay private. It’s a tactic that has certainly been successful for many, with several private U.S. companies raking in hundreds of billions of dollars in annual revenue without the regulatory and investor scrutiny associated with being a public company. Private companies are

    Going public is commonly thought of as the endgame for most companies, but many of the world’s biggest businesses have gone through great lengths to stay private.

  • Groupon Live

    Groupon's IPO was priced at $20 a share, well above the expected range of $16 to $18. The stock is expected to start trading on Friday under the ticker symbol "GRPN."

  • Groupon

    Groupon CEO Andrew Mason will take to the road next week to deliver a series of crucial presentations to potential investors as the company barrels towards an initial public offering expected on November 4. According to online materials of Mason’s presentation, the 30-year old entrepreneur will speak at length to reassure investors that the company’s controversial and costly marketing strategy will pay dividends.

  • Twitter, the micro-blogging site started in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, sees roughly 5 billion tweets every month, according to the company. It’s a social circle that has advertisers giddy with possibility, sparking talk of sky-high valuations in Wall Street and secondary market circles. What makes Twitter so popular is simple: people tweeting. So what makes a moment worth tweeting about? The most tweeted moment in recent memory occurred earlier this month, when Apple (AAPL) Chairman and cultural icon

    The following is a list of the 10 most recent world-breaking moments on Twitter, as measured in tweets per second.

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    Thanks to broad market declines and volatile trading conditions, hedge funds saw assets tumble $85 billion in the third quarter, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research—a notable retreat from trends seen earlier this year.

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    Soros Fund Management, the $25 billion hedge fund co-founded by legendary investor George Soros, has named Scott Bessent as its new CIO, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Boardrooms and compensation committees continue to grapple with heightened scrutiny and controversy surrounding CEO pay packages. In the wake of the “golden parachute” outrage of the financial crisis, payouts in the form of stock options have become a favored form of compensation for public companies. Options typically don’t vest for three to four years, which helps prevent a CEO from taking home a windfall payout in the event he or she is prematurely ousted because of poor performance, scandal,

    In the wake of the “golden parachute” outrage of the financial crisis, payouts in the form of stock options have become a favored form of compensation for public companies.

  • Bill and cash

    With global equity markets facing turmoil and fixed income yields trading at 60-year lows, investors continue to pour capital into hedge funds, according to new data.