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Disappointed Investors Turn Hopefully to Zynga

Investors and companies once again find themselves hoping that Zynga can provide a spark for the IPO market. Initial public offerings are always an uncertain investment to an extent, with companies often going public without a long-proven track record of success, sometimes looking for the funds necessary to keep the company going. The 2011 IPO […]

Verizon Backs Out of Google Wallet

Google has suffered yet another setback in its attempts to re-imagine electronic payments. The Associated Press reports that Verizon, one of Google’s key allies in the mobile sphere, has decided not to include the company’s new Google Wallet function in its latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Verizon was integral in the promotion of Android-based […]

Money managers see good environment for buyers in 2012

The feedback gathered at the recent 2012 Reuters Investment Outlook Summit indicated that many money managers see the year as one with various opportunities, Reuters reports. Wide selloffs have left the stocks of many companies that are in a strong financial positions with low price-to-earnings ratios, according to the media outlet. Companies headquartered in the […]

Start-Ups Starting Smaller and Leaner, But More Aggressive

When people ponder founding a new company, many might think about years of developing and perfect their product followed by the long struggle to gain a toe-hold in the industry. But The New York Times reports that start-ups need not necessarily follow this pattern to prove successful. Instead, a growing number of companies are taking […]

Europe announces anti-trust investigation of Apple

Once again, Apple – the world’s largest technology company – has come under regulatory scrutiny in Europe. The Associated Press reports that the European Commission has launched an investigation to determine whether the company and some of its business partners breached anti-trust rules with contracts to sell e-books through the Apple Store. In advance of […]

China Sees Surge of IPOs, But Stability Uncertain

As questions continue to rise about the wisdom of investing in Chinese companies, the nation’s IPO market has begun to pick up. The Wall Street Journal reports that China has seen a spike in the number of companies looking to conduct initial public offerings after many businesses were forced to delay their plans during the […]

Facebook Could Bypass Banks in IPO Bid

While investors are eagerly looking forward to any word about the upcoming initial public offering by Facebook, banks may have a little less to be happy about. The Wall Street Journal reports that Facebook could skip the process of collecting underwriters for its IPO entirely. Underwriters are the banks responsible for judging the interest in […]

U.S. government bonds are the least-favorite asset of money managers

U.S. treasuries are not the favorite assets of money managers, according to The Associated Press. There are various reasons not to like the financial instruments. They provide very little return and many market experts anticipate that they will lose value when interest rates start to recover from historically low levels. There are various reasons not […]

Groupon Sees 500 Percent Growth in Holiday Sales

A few weeks after its IPO, Groupon has seen some success as a public company, according to Reuters. Investors have struggled substantially to determine whether they made a good choice putting their money into the young daily deals company, particularly after a quick decline similar to many of the other technology companies going public this […]

Zynga sets terms for largest internet IPO since Google

Social media game developer Zynga announced the terms for its initial public offering (IPO) on December 2. The long-awaited initial public offering plans to issue 100 million shares with a price range of $8.50 to $10.00. If stock options and existing shares are counted, the company has 904 shares outstanding, Reuters reports. Selling the shares […]