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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

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Entered Stock Market 10 Years Ago Today, Launching A Decade Of Big Bets

Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.

08/19/2014

Social Media Site Twitter (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Price Skyrockets After News Of Revenue, User Surge

Stronger revenue from Twitter sent the company’s stock up 21 percent in early trading Wednesday.

07/30/2014

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

Dow Breaks 17,000 For 1st Time Following Strong US Job Gains

The government said early Thursday that U.S. employers added 288,000 workers last month, far more than economists were expecting. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.

07/03/2014

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

Divisional Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v San Franciso 49ers

Vernon Davis Holdout Sends Stock In 1st Publicly-Traded Player Sliding

Less than two months after becoming the first professional athlete to sell shares in his future earnings, 49er tight end Vernon Davis says he’s unwilling to join the San Francisco 49ers until a more lucrative contract can be worked out.

06/17/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook Greets Palo Alto Apple Store Customers Waiting For iPhones (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Stock Splits: 5 Things You Should Know

Apple’s resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company’s technological wizardry.

06/09/2014

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

Twitter Stock Slides To All-Time Low As Employee Lock-Up Ends

Lock-up periods prevent company insiders from selling stock following an initial public offering. CEO Dick Costolo and co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams have said that they have no plans to sell their stock when the lock-up expired, 180 days after Twitter’s initial public offering.

05/06/2014

Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Yeremiah Bell #37 of the Arizona Cardinals during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on October 13, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won the game 32-20. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49er Vernon Davis Becomes 1st Athlete To Sell Shares In Future Earnings

At least a few investors believe San Francisco 49er tight end Vernon Davis will have a lucrative career.

04/28/2014

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

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