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Burlingame-Based Virgin America Soars On Nasdaq IPO

The shares opened at $27 — $4 higher than the price that the airline set—and then jumped as high as $29.74 within about an hour of the opening bell on the Nasdaq stock market.

11/14/2014

This September 12, 2013 photo illustration shows the newly designed Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Yahoo has refreshed its logo for the first time since the Internet companys founding 18 years ago. The new look unveiled September 4 is part of a makeover that Yahoo Inc. has been undergoing since the Sunnyvale, California company hired Google executive Marissa Mayer to become Yahoos CEO. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo’s 3rd Quarter Earnings Soar On Alibaba Windfall

Yahoo’s (YHOO) third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba’s recent IPO. Revenue also rose slightly from the previous year, a welcome change for a company that has been posting quarterly declines for most of the past five years.

10/21/2014

Jack Ma (R), Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, attend the 2013 CCTV's China Economic Person Of The Year Award on December 12, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Alibaba Makes IPO History Opening At $92.70 Per Share, Surpassing Amazon, Ebay & Facebook

Alibaba’s stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s begins its first day trading as a public company.

09/19/2014

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba Sets $68 Per Share Price Ahead Of Friday Debut On NYSE; May Be Largest IPO In History

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse is expected to start trading Friday on the NYSE in an IPO that values it at $167.62 billion, bigger than the current market value of Amazon, Cisco, and eBay.

09/18/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Entered Stock Market 10 Years Ago Today, Launching A Decade Of Big Bets

Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

08/19/2014

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Shares Of San Mateo’s GoPro Inc. Soar 30 Percent In Debut On NASDAQ

Investors sent shares of San Mateo-based GoPro Inc. (GPRO) up more than 30 percent in their stock market debut Thursday, following an initial public offering that valued the sports camera maker at about $3 billion.

06/26/2014

GoPro attends the 2014 National Association of Music Merchants show media preview day at the Anaheim Convention Center on January 22, 2014 in Anaheim. (Jesse Grant/Getty Images for NAMM)

San Mateo-Based GoPro Expecting To Raise More Than $400 Million In Nasdaq IPO

The maker of wearable sports cameras, loved by mountain climbers, divers, surfers and other extreme sports fans, is expected to sell its shares publicly for the first time and begin trading on the Nasdaq stock market Thursday.

06/25/2014

A skier carrying a GoPro camera on his helmet is seen on November 24, 2013 at Val Thorens, in the French Alps. (Philippe Desmazes/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo’s GoPro Files Paperwork For IPO, Hopes To Raise $100 Million

The company, based in San Mateo, makes devices popular with extreme athletes. Its small and durable cameras, which sell for several hundred dollars, can be found on the tops of helmets of skiers, handlebars of mountain bikers and the fronts of surfboards.

05/19/2014

Jack Ma (R), Chairman of Alibaba Group, and Wang Jianlin, Chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, attend the 2013 CCTV's China Economic Person Of The Year Award on December 12, 2013 in Beijing, China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Alibaba Group Aiming To Raise $1 Billion In IPO

Alibaba Group, China’s leading e-commerce company, is dangling a deal that could turn into one of the biggest IPOs in U.S. history.

05/06/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Slides To All-Time Low As Employee Lock-Up Ends

Lock-up periods prevent company insiders from selling stock following an initial public offering. CEO Dick Costolo and co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams have said that they have no plans to sell their stock when the lock-up expired, 180 days after Twitter’s initial public offering.

05/06/2014

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