The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years.
The bull run in Microsoft’s stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.
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.
U.S. stocks tumbled across indexes Wednesday as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified, with the Dow Jones industrial average in its fourth day of consecutive losses – plunging more than 400 points.
Alibaba’s stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse’s begins its first day trading as a public company.
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.
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.
A mysterious glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including Apple and Google.
Tesla will be joining the Nasdaq-100 Index on Monday as software maker Oracle Corp. heads to the New York Stock Exchange.
Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty to settle federal civil charges after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook’s public stock offering last year.