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Facebook Not Looking at IPO in Near Future

After the biggest IPO of the season, Groupon, has passed by, investors are beginning to turn their sights on the next big prospect. Unfortunately for them Agence France-Presse reports that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is not terribly inclined to push forward with an IPO. The company has two major prospects in the coming years, finally going […]

Hedge funds attracting significant capital from institutional investors in 2011

Hedge funds have been attracting significant capital from institutional investors in 2011, with current funding levels on track to make this the second-best year since 2004. Institutional investors have been allocating massive amounts of money to hedge funds, with $39.9 billion in net inflows and pending searches happening from the beginning of the year through […]

U.S. Investment capital shows a preference for North American equity markets in November

In November, the assets of U.S. investors have flowed into North American equity markets more than stock markets anywhere else in the world. Inflows into stocks in this region rose slightly less than 0.4 percent during the period when compared to 2010, Forbes reports. Research provided by EPFR Global and Barclays Capital indicates that these […]

Nuveen Investments announces online Investing Resource Center

Nuveen Investments, an investment management firm that works with affluent investors and institutions, announced the introduction of its new online Income Investing Resource Center. The website seeks to address both challenges investors can face as well as opportunities that are available in the world of income investments. The website helps investors to identify what financial […]

Zynga Said to Demand Return of Stock Options

Popular online gaming company Zynga faces an unexpected scandal in advance of its upcoming initial public offering after The Wall Street Journal accused the company of forcing workers to return stock options. Like many other technology startups, Zynga attracted higher quality employees by offering a company shares in place of higher wages. However, the company […]

Tech IPOs Drop Off Quickly After First Day

So far 2011’s IPO market has been notable mostly for the remarkable early success of some major internet companies. But The Wall Street Journal reports that these tech IPOs have proven disappointing after the initial hype wears off. Though the biggest planned IPO in the tech sector, Facebook, was ultimately delayed until at least next […]

OneReceipt Brings All of Users’ Shopping to One Place

Two young entrepreneurs think they have found the solution to one of the biggest problems of road trips and holiday seasons alike. As the holidays near, many families are gearing up for rambling shopping sprees from store to store and site to site. While some enjoy it and others dread it, most can agree that […]

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Ally to Compete With Google

Some of the largest technology companies in the world have come together to create an alliance they hope can challenge Google’s dominance of online advertising, according to The Associated Press. Microsoft and Yahoo, two of Google’s biggest rivals in internet search, have joined with AOL in a program to help sell some of the more […]

Groupon Sees Gains on First Day Public

After conducting a successful initial public offering on Thursday night, daily deals website Groupon saw a positive first day of trading on Friday, according to The Associated Press. The company took in roughly $700 million in its IPO by pricing itself at $20 per share, with a market capitalization of around $12.7 billion, but by […]

Groupon Raises $700 Million in IPO

After much angst and anticipation, Groupon finally successfully conducted its initial public offering on Thursday night, bringing in roughly $700 million, according to The Associated Press. The gains proved more substantial than expected until recently this week, as the company’s many missteps had forced it to reduce its initial offering price. Initially that was expected […]