Twitter Goes Public, Now What?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013
The Twitter IPO has finally pushed through after months and months of speculation. The way it is going, analysts are saying that it is faring better than when social network Facebook’s IPO of last year. The social network experienced a sudden decline in its share price in the weeks following the IPO. It took about a year for Facebook to reach share prices at IPO levels. So far, Twitter is not experiencing th

Report: Facebook Fiasco May Deepen Investors’ Distrust of Stocks

Friday, May 25th, 2012
Facebook‘s performance in the stock market remains dismal at most as its IPO continues to be plagued by trading error and a 16 percent drop in the share price as of this writing. And with a recent accusation that institutional investors, trading insiders, and favored clients were given vital information before the regular investors could hear about it, FB might just discouraged many individual investors from

Facebook Falls Below IPO Price

Monday, May 21st, 2012
Is Facebook‘s IPO not living up to the hype? It is too early to tell, but just minutes of Facebook’s third day of public trading Monday shows that it has fallen as much as 13 percent below the initial price of $38. In fact, stocks in the social network company had decreased by 3.8 percent 30 minutes before the opening bell at $36.80. Shares opened at $36.53 and dropped by as low as $33. Analysts were

Facebook Acquires Instagram for $1 Billion

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
Facebook has announced it is acquiring Instagram mobile photo-sharing app for $1 billion in a bid to broad the social networking company’s business while absorbing a potential rival. This is Facebook’s biggest acquisition to date. Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that unlike its other purchases, Instagram will continue to operate as an independent company. Instagram’s users

Yelp Now, Facebook Next?

Monday, March 5th, 2012
Well, it seems that tech stocks are still quite in high demand at the stock market. With many tech companies either planning or considering a move to go public, this may just further add fuel to an ever increasing fire. One of the recent beneficiaries of this growing popularity of tech stocks is the local review site Yelp. Yelp has recently gone public and conducted its Initial Public Offering or IPO on the second

Facebook Files for IPO; to Go Public After Groundhog Day

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
After weeks of rumors and anticipation, Facebook has finally filed for its IPO (initial public offering). The uber-popular social networking site listed its offering size at $5 billion, although analysts say the IPO could value Facebook between $75 billion and $100 billion, which will make many of its employees millionaires in the process. The Wall Street Journal even speculates Facebook’s IPO, which is expe