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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco on March 27, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Moves Past Exxon, Now World’s 2nd Most Valuable Co. Behind Apple

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.

11/15/2014

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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

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during early trading on October 14, 2014 in New York City. In morning trading the Dow was up over 50 points following a drop yesterday of over 200 points as investors grow concerned about the global economy falling back into recession.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Plunges More Than 450 Points; Nasdaq Losses Reach ‘Correction’ Level

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.

10/15/2014

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

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

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Mysterious Glitch Halts Trading On Apple, Google, Others On NASDAQ

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.

08/22/2013

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Tesla Motors Joining Nasdaq-100, Replacing Oracle

Tesla will be joining the Nasdaq-100 Index on Monday as software maker Oracle Corp. heads to the New York Stock Exchange.

07/10/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings the opening bell on the Nasdaq remotely from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, May 18, 2012. (CBS)

Nasdaq Paying $10M To Settle Botched Facebook IPO

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.

05/29/2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the historic California Theater on October 23, 2012 in San Jose. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Wall Street Hammers Apple Over Slowing Growth; Stock Plunges

Apple needs to come down off its perch and start making nice with Wall Street, analysts said Thursday as investors hammered the company’s stock. The sell-off put Apple a hair’s-breadth away from losing its status as the world’s most valuable company.

01/24/2013

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