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Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Increases Stock Buyback, Plans 7-For-1 Split; Shares Surge After-Hours

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years.

04/23/2014

PayPal

Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

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

Alibaba IPO Plans Send Yahoo Shares Surging

Yahoo is getting another lift from its stake China’s Alibaba Group, a thriving Internet company that has helped mask Yahoo’s own financial funk. Investors latched on to Yahoo Monday in anticipation of a huge windfall from Alibaba’s initial public offering of stock later this year

03/17/2014

Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad

Apple Buys Back $40B In Shares; CEO ‘Surprised’ By 8% Price Drop

Apple has reportedly repurchased $14 billion of its stock in the two weeks after its first-quarter financials and second-quarter revenue outlook disappointed investors.

02/07/2014

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn Forecast Spooks Investors; Stock Drops After-Hours

LinkedIn finished last year with a solid financial performance, but the online professional networking service rattled already jittery investors with a forecast indicating that its growth is slowing more than investors envisioned.

02/06/2014

Twitter users, including actor Patrick Stewart (R), rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while also celebrating Twitter's IPO on November 7, 2013 in New York City. Twitter went public November 7, on the NYSE selling at a market price of $45.10, with the initial price being set at $26 on November 6. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Slides Despite Beating Wall Street Guidance

Twitter beat Wall Street’s earnings and revenue expectations in its first quarter as a public company. But investors were looking for even more and the company’s stock dipped as much as 12 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday.

02/05/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook To Join S&P 500, Offer 70 Million Shares Of Stock

Facebook says it plans to offer 70 million shares of stock for sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

12/19/2013

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans.  (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Injury Sidelines SF Company’s Plans To Sell Shares In NFL Star

A season-ending injury to Houston Texan running back Arian Foster has also sidelined an IPO proposing to sell a stake in the football star’s future earnings.

11/12/2013

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

Twitter Stock Rockets In NYSE Debut; 70 Percent Above IPO Price

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.

11/07/2013

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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

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