Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street’s lofty hopes.
Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped 14 percent to $1,015.46 and closed a day heavy trading at $1,011.41. The gains marked Google’s biggest one-day jump in more than five years.
Pandora stock hit an all-time high Thursday in the wake of a court ruling that should help trim its songwriter royalty costs.
Facebook’s stock price has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky initial public offering more than a year ago.
The world’s biggest online social network has been on a roll since it reported stronger-than-expected earnings on July 24. Investors are especially upbeat about its fast-growing mobile advertising revenue.
The Seattle-based coffee company has said it’s hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, such as medium and large brewed coffees and Frappuccinos, won’t change in most of its 11,000 U.S. cafes.
East Bay Municipal Utility District General Manager Alexander Coate Tuesday proposed a 19 percent water rate increase for customers over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work.
The worst time to find a vet is when your pet suddenly falls sick – that’s why it’s important for pet owners to do some research ahead of time.
Authorities say a California official who was yelling about the price of a milkshake at a Foster’s Freeze shop is facing a misdemeanor charge after he challenged a bystander who tried to intercede to a fight.
Apple was the worst performing stock on the S&P 500 for the month of January, despite a historic surge for the index overall.