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Challenges Abound For Twitter Heading Into IPO

As Twitter prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock this week, the San Francisco company’s history of losses totaling nearly $500 million is raising questions about its ability to turn a cultural phenomenon into a sustainable business.

11/04/2013

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Twitter Sets Price Range For 70-Million Share IPO

Twitter says it will sell more than 70M shares between $17 and $20 per share in its IPO .

10/24/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Dishes Tantalizing Tidbits In IPO Treatise

Twitter, a privately held company built on blurbs, has finally laid itself bare in documents that read more like a treatise than a tweet.

10/04/2013

Twitter CEO Evan Williams announces the newly revamped Twitter website on September 14, 2010 at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Co-Founder Williams May Be Worth $1 Billion After IPO

The personal fortune of Twitter co-founder Evan Williams probably will take up 10 characters once the online communications company goes public.

10/04/2013

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Shares Of Tweeter Soar In Apparent Mix-Up Over Twitter

A bankrupt electronics retailer appears to have gotten caught up in the investor fervor for Twitter.

10/04/2013

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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

Stock traders on Wall Street. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bay Area Stocks Among Those Battered On Wall Street

Several Bay Area stocks were among those losing ground Thursday. Apple Inc. was down more than $6 on the day, while Google stock was off more than $10 and Chevron slid some 2.5 percent.

06/20/2013

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S&P 500 Reaches New High, Led By Tech

Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.

04/29/2013

Netflix headquarters

Netflix Big Mover In Leading Stock Market Higher

Los Gatos-based Netflix, which streams TV shows and movies over the Internet, was among the winners after announcing profits that impressed investors. Netflix soared $42.62, or 24 percent, to $216.99 after reporting a big gain in subscribers in the first quarter.

04/23/2013

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