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February 01, 2012
What started in a Harvard dorm room eight years ago is on its way to being the biggest tech IPO ever, as Facebook files paperwork to raise $5 billion by going public.It's official. Facebook is on the ... more
November 22, 2011
Shares in Groupon, the recently listed online coupon seller, plunged more than 10 per cent for the second straight day this week, leaving it hovering just above this month’s initial public offer... more
November 03, 2011
Groupon Inc. raised $700 million in its initial public offering, said two people with knowledge of the situation, 30 percent more than it sought and valuing the biggest online-coupon provider at about... more
June 14, 2011
Pandora, the streaming music website, has seen strong demand for its initial public offering despite concerns about the viability of its business model.The company and its venture capital backers rais... more
June 13, 2011
Pandora Media Inc., the Internet- radio company, is seeking a $1.8 billion valuation in its initial public offering today as it bets a 33-fold jump in sales since 2007 will compel investors to overloo... more
June 02, 2011
NEW YORK, June 3 (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley (MS.N) is the lead underwriter for Groupon's initial public offering, which could be good news for short-term investors and bad news for the online coupon c... more
June 02, 2011
Groupon Inc.’s $540.2 million in operating losses since 2008 may leave some investors leery of buying shares in a company with a business model so easy to copy that it has spawned 482 imitators.... more
May 24, 2011
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL Reporting Standards may soon converge with US GAAP, and several other countries are following suit. The comparability of accounts should rise as a result, but legal, cultural a... more
May 23, 2011
Convergence – it’s a phrase used by accounting specialists to describe efforts to adopt similar financial reporting rules on both sides of the Atlantic.The goal is for companies which foll... more
May 19, 2011
Stokes fears of Web 2.0 bubble LinkedIn exploded onto Wall Street yesterday in a dramatic debut that sets the stage for other online networking sites to go public — conjuring up both fond memori... more
May 19, 2011
LinkedIn stock is now trading above $100. Three days ago, it anticipated going public at $32 per share. On Thursday, the stock doubled before the afternoon and finished the day with the highest price ... more
May 19, 2011
LinkedIn shares dipped below their first-day closing price on Friday, as traders locked in gains and questions swirled around its extraordinary valuation.The shares soared 109 per cent in their debut,... more
May 18, 2011
LinkedIn went public Thursday and, as expected, soared in its debut. But the social network for professionals outdid even the wildest expectations in what has become a red-hot IPO environment, ending ... more
April 18, 2011
Espen Robak, president and founder of Pluris Valuation Advisors, argues that Black-Scholes and other theoretical valuation models have long failed to value illiquid securities properly, but their inad... more
April 05, 2011
Below are some excerpts from the article.  To read the entire article click here. ...Auction rate securities were viewed as cash equivalents from the inception of the ARS market in 1984 until Feb... more
February 25, 2011
Score one for Warren Buffett in his crusade against the financial world's worship of mathematical mumbo jumbo.One of Buffett's most controversial bets -- a bubble-era wager on the long-term value of s... more
November 23, 2010
Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc. agreed to buy back $869 million of auction-rate securities it had sold to Hawaii and repay the state for losses on securities it had previously liquidated, Hawaii... more
October 25, 2010
Demand for capital in credit-hungry times has led many a small- to mid-cap company to turn to private investment in public equities (PIPEs). PIPEs can promise a small company a quicker, less regulated... more
October 18, 2010
(October 19, 2010 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution)  The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged two metro Atlanta hedge fund managers, their company and the fund with defrauding inve... more
September 06, 2010
Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Treasury Department plans to auction warrants tied to the bailouts of Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. and Lincoln National Corp., adding to $7.2 billion raised b... more
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