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Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Stock Passes $1,000 Mark For 1st Time

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.

10/18/2013

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

SF Startup Allowing Investors To Buy Stock In NFL Running Back

The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday with an IPO filing proposing to sell stock for a stake in the future income of the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster, a top running back in the National Football League.

10/17/2013

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 Unseals IPO Papers, Hopes To Raise $1 Billion

Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion in one of the year’s most eagerly awaited stock market debuts.

10/03/2013

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pandora Stock Hits All-Time High After Court Battle Win Over Royalty Costs

Pandora stock hit an all-time high Thursday in the wake of a court ruling that should help trim its songwriter royalty costs.

09/19/2013

The share price of  Facebook stock is seen at the Nasdaq stock market in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Facebook Stock Closes Above $40 For 1st Time

Facebook’s stock closed above $40 for the first time on Friday. The social network’s shares have gained 53 percent since July 24, when it reported strong growth in mobile ad revenue and a solid profit during its second quarter.

08/23/2013

Activist investor Carl Icahn. (CBS)

Investor Carl Icahn Takes Large Stake In Apple; Shares Soar

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s announcement that he had acquired a large but unspecified stake in Apple and that he had a “nice conversation” with CEO Tim Cook caused Apple’s market value to rise Tuesday by about $13 billion.

08/13/2013

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook COO Sandberg Pulls In $91M From Stock Sale

Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has sold $91 million worth of shares in the social networking company.

08/12/2013

The share price of  Facebook stock is seen at the Nasdaq stock market in New York. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Facebook Shares Climbs Back To IPO Price

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.

07/31/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at an event at Facebook's headquarters office in Menlo Park, California, on January 15, 2012. Today, Facebook announced the limited beta release of Graph Search, a feature that will create a new way for people to navigate connections and search social networks. AFP PHOTO  Josh Edelson        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Nears $38 IPO Price For 1st Time

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.

07/30/2013

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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