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Will Having Activist Investor Carl Icahn As a Shareholder Hurt Apple in the Long-Run?

Will Having Activist Investor Carl Icahn As a Shareholder Hurt Apple in the Long-Run?

Activist investor Carl Icahn has placed a stake in the ground on Apple territory. The 77-year old businessman announced today that he has a “large position” in ... »

Russian Ecommerce Giant Ozon is Considering a Future IPO

Russian Ecommerce Giant Ozon is Considering a Future IPO

Ozon, the Russian ecommerce company often compared to Amazon, is considering an IPO to fuel further growth as it pursues a goal of 80% market share in Russia wi... »

All Signs Point to 2014 Twitter IPO

All Signs Point to 2014 Twitter IPO

With 2014 revenue projects nearing $1 billion, analysts expect a public offering. Turns out, Twitter is putting all the right wheels in motion to IPO in a year.... »

Facebook’s Stock Has Lost 31% of its Value Since It Went Public One Year Ago

Facebook’s Stock Has Lost 31% of its Value Since It Went Public One Year Ago

On May 18th, 2012, Facebook went public at a per-share price of $38. The company experienced a brief gain, spiking into the 40s, but ended its first day of trad... »

Windows 8 Now Up to 3.84% Market Share but the Windows Platform Loses

Windows 8 Now Up to 3.84% Market Share but the Windows Platform Loses

  Moving into the second quarter of 2013, Windows 8 seems content to continue its slow but steady growth. All other Windows versions declined last month, h... »

Zynga Sees Lower Revenue in its Q1 2013 Earnings with $264M, but Higher EPS of $0.01

Zynga Sees Lower Revenue in its Q1 2013 Earnings with $264M, but Higher EPS of $0.01

  Social game platform and creator Zynga on Wednesday released its first quarter financial performance, with revenues of $264 million and an adjusted earni... »

Apple Increases Buyback to $60 Billion, and Quarterly Dividend to 15%

Apple Increases Buyback to $60 Billion, and Quarterly Dividend to 15%

  Following its Q2 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, Apple announced that its Board of Directors authorized increasing share repurchasing to $60 billion, up... »

SaaS Firm Marketo Files for a $75 Million IPO

SaaS Firm Marketo Files for a $75 Million IPO

  Marketo, a company that vends marketing automation tools to those engaged in advertising campaigns, today filed its S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and... »

Going Public

Going Public

  What It Is: An initial public offering (IPO) is the sale of equity in a company, generally in the form of shares of common stock, through an investment b... »

Ecommerce Software Company ChannelAdvisor Seeks to Raise $86 Million as It Files for IPO

Ecommerce Software Company ChannelAdvisor Seeks to Raise $86 Million as It Files for IPO

  ChannelAdvisor, an ecommerce solutions company backed by eBay, has filed for an initial public offering as it aims to raise as much as $86 million. Accor... »

Apple’s Stock Falls 5.42% in Normal Trading, Erasing $21.8 Billion From Its Market Valuation

Apple’s Stock Falls 5.42% in Normal Trading, Erasing $21.8 Billion From Its Market Valuation

  Apple, once a company whose stock only knew a single direction, is in the midst of a painful decline. Today, for the first time since late 2011, the comp... »

Suitors fleeing, Will Dell Accept Original $24.4B Deal to Go Private?

Suitors fleeing, Will Dell Accept Original $24.4B Deal to Go Private?

  Last Friday, the Blackstone Group pulled its bid to take Dell private. It had floated a price of $14.25 per share, a premium on the $13.65 per share deal... »

Trading Stocks? TipRanks Grades Analysts’ Past Accuracy as You Read Their Tips

Trading Stocks? TipRanks Grades Analysts’ Past Accuracy as You Read Their Tips

  Finance is an industry that gives a lot of advice. If it’s on the Web and their title is analyst, they have to know what their doing right? Well, it’s no... »

Why Warren Buffett Stopped Investing the ‘Warren Buffett Way’

Why Warren Buffett Stopped Investing the ‘Warren Buffett Way’

  The Oracle of Omaha got out of personal investing as fast as he could. Follow this logic and you could become a supreme success too. It’s hard to b... »

4 Reasons to Never Trust the Stock Market

4 Reasons to Never Trust the Stock Market

  Manti Te’o.  Beyonce.  Lance Armstrong.  My God, can you not trust anyone anymore? Sadly, that’s the state of things.  And it’s the sam... »

Groupon’s Stock is Up 40% Since Andrew Mason’s Departure

Groupon’s Stock is Up 40% Since Andrew Mason’s Departure

  Groupon lost about a fourth of its value following its last quarterly earnings report, falling in the public markets after missing both revenue and profi... »