IPO

The IPO Pace Speeds Up Again Following the Alibaba Show

When the dust finally settled and the air cleared, Friday’s initial public offering (IPO) of 320 million shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) raised nearly $22 billion, and ...
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Insider Selling Mounts as Markets Hit All-Time Highs

With the stock market on fire, Scotland apparently staying in the United Kingdom and, oh yeah, the biggest IPO ever, there was plenty of excitement going around this past week. ...
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Top Insider Buying This Week Features Familiar Faces

Combine the biggest IPO ever with stock indexes hitting record highs, and you had all the ingredients for one of the most exciting weeks on Wall Street this century. With ...
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10 Stocks Trading Under $10 With Huge Upside Potential

With the Federal Reserve out of the way until the next meeting, stocks rebounded this week as investors digested new data and anticipated a continued dovish stance from the central ...
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The Top 25 Universities to Work For

Rankings of colleges and universities have become an important resource for prospective students and their parents, offering a convenient way to make some basic comparisons of post-secondary institutions. The rankings ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

September 19, 2014: The following stocks are among the 139 equities making new 52-week lows today: Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR) dropped about 5.7% on Friday to post a ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Up the DJIA

September 19, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday as the financial world waited for the initial public offering from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). Shares traded higher by 38% ...
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The Actual Cost of a New iPhone

We all know that the iPhone 6 from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) carries a list price of $649. What might be more interesting is how different companies’ cell phone plans ...
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Redskins at Eagles Tickets Are Top Priced NFL Divisional Match-Up of Week 3

Five divisional match-ups will take place in the NFL this Sunday as the season enters Week 3. The Eagles will host the return of former wide receiver DeSean Jackson when ...
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Analyst Sees Groupon Shares Nearly Doubling

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN), while falling on the year, appears to have a good outlook going forward. Sterne Agee’s Arvin Bhatia and Brett Strauser speculate that the company is trading ...
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Miners Sink as Gold Edges Toward Yearly Low

The Comex December gold contract was down 0.6% Friday morning at around $1,220 an ounce, on a slide that began in mid-July when the price was about $1,350. The 52-week ...
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Atlanta Fed Increases Inflation Expectations Slightly

The Atlanta Federal Reserve released its inflation expectations Friday. According to its most recent business inflation expectations survey, the month of September had a reading of 2.1%, compared to the ...
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Leading Indicators in August Take a Sharp Left Turn

The Conference Board released the numbers for leading economic indicators in the month of August. The reading on leading indicators was 0.2%, against a Bloomberg estimate of 0.4%. The previous, ...
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Is Sears the Next Iconic American Company Headed for Failure?

It’s one thing to see the slow slide to oblivion of RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH). The business model is outdated and it can’t compete on price with the Internet or ...
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Live Coverage of Alibaba IPO

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) is set for its initial public offering (IPO) Friday. 24/7 will keep you updated throughout the day on all the moves that this company ...
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