U.S. stocks were set to open lower Wednesday, following a string of gains that put all three major indexes at their highest levels since early May.
Manchester United has launched their listing on the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, with 16.7 million shares, representing 10 per cent of the club, up for sale.
CNN's Jim Boulden reports on what it took for Manchester United to make its appearance on the New York Stock Exchange.
U.S. stocks were poised to follow European stocks higher, a day after markets sold off on worries over debt and banking crisis in Europe.
Stocks closed out an ugly week. Despite initial euphoria surrounding the debut of Facebook on the public markets, the social network's shares barely popped above its offering price and failed to inspire investors to buy into the broader market.
U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Friday as investor excitement over the Facebook initial public offering countered continued worries about the European sovereign debt crisis.
U.S. stock futures hovered around breakeven Thursday morning, as investors mull worries about Greece ahead of the final pricing for Facebook's initial public offering.
Pricing for Facebook's premium "social" advertisements continues to rise, two recent studies have found -- a positive indicator that could offset concerns about a dip in advertising growth and help sentiment towards the internet company's initial public offering.
Stronger-than-expected results from Apple and other major companies have U.S. stocks poised for a higher open Wednesday.
U.S. stocks closed down modestly Wednesday, as investors found new reasons to worry about Europe's economy. Less-than-stellar earnings from two big tech companies added to sluggish trading throughout the day.
U.S. stocks were headed for a higher open Thursday after a relatively successful bond auction in Spain and solid quarterly results from Bank of America and Morgan Stanley.
U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Tuesday, as investors contend with worries about Europe, a bevy of U.S. economic data and the latest corporate results.
U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday after the Federal Reserve indicated it was unlikely it would offer more stimulus anytime soon.
U.S. stocks drifted lower but rebounded in later trading Thursday to end at nearly breakeven.
U.S. stocks fell Thursday, as investors were rattled by worries of a global growth slowdown.
Stocks finished higher Thursday, with the S&P 500 topping the 1,400 mark for the first time in nearly four years, as investors considered a batch of better-than-expected economic news.
Shares of reviews site Yelp soared more than 64% Friday, in its initial public offering.
Reviews site Yelp priced its initial public offering at $15 a share late Thursday, above the target set by the company.
U.S. stocks ended mixed Thursday as investors digested a cautious economic outlook from the chairman of the Federal Reserve one day before a key report on the job market.
The social media site seeks $5 billion in an initial public offering.
If there's a crown jewel in the world of initial public offerings, it's Facebook.
U.S. stocks ended mostly lower Friday as jittery investors digested a weaker-than-expected economic growth report and as Europe's debt crisis still loomed in the background.
U.S. stocks are set to open in the red Tuesday, as investors await progress on Greek debt talks and wade through another batch of corporate results.
When it comes to IPOs, 2012 will be the year of Facebook.
U.S. stocks are gearing up for a higher open, but trading could be choppy Friday as investors also close out options and futures contracts that expire.
Groupon, LinkedIn and Pandora may have all plunged from the prices they hit on their first day of trading.
U.S. stocks rallied Friday after a majority of European leaders agreed on a new deal to try to resolve the eurozone debt crisis.
U.S. stocks ended a stellar week with a whimper on Friday, erasing the morning's big job-related gains as concerns about Europe's debt crisis took over in the afternoon.
If Facebook and Wall Street become friends, will you like it?
Stocks capped off a brutal day on Wall Street down 2%, as investors remained on edge about the lack of progress leaders have made solving U.S. and European debt problems.
U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday as a batch of better-than-expected U.S. economic data temporarily overshadowed ongoing fears about the eurozone debt crisis.
Olympus has been put on watch for a possible delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange after saying on Thursday that it would not meet a deadline to submit earnings.
Shares of daily deals site Groupon closed at $26.11, roughly 31% above their initial offering price in the public debut of the stock on Friday.
With interest rates so low and destined to go up, I'm wary of putting too much money in bond funds. As an alternative, I'm thinking of mutual funds that invest in dividend-paying stocks, particularly ones that consistently raise their dividends. My question: should I count the dividend stock funds as part of my stock allocation or my bond allocation? -- Ron
Daily deals site Groupon priced its initial public offering at $20 a share late Thursday, the last step on a rocky journey to its debut.
U.S. stocks finished sharply higher Wednesday afternoon, snapping back from two days of steep declines.
U.S. stocks ended at the lowest levels of the day Tuesday, with a sell-off picking up steam in the final minutes of trading, as investors geared up for a key summit on Europe's debt crisis.
U.S. stocks are set to start the trading day treading water, as investors remain cautious ahead of a key summit on Europe's debt crisis, and mull over an onslaught of earnings.
U.S. stocks rallied to the highest levels since early August on Friday, as investors grew increasingly hopeful that a resolution to Europe's debt crisis is around the corner.
Will Europe get its act together? It's anyone's guess, but for now, investors are cautiously optimistic.
U.S. stocks were set for a slightly higher open Thursday, as investors continued to closely watch company earnings and hope for a solution to Europe's debt crisis.
With long-term bond yields still hovering around a piddling 2%, it is no surprise that many investors are hungry for stocks that offer juicy dividends.
U.S. stocks were poised to open sharply higher Monday, as investors welcomed a pledge from European leaders to unveil a plan to solve the European debt crisis by the end of the month.
Chaotic markets have left investors scrambling for ways to boost returns without taking on excessive risk. But there's a simple strategy that can make a virtue out of market volatility: Build a portfolio around high-quality stocks with generous dividend yields to offer a cushion against market swings, and juice even more income from those stocks through the strategic use of options.
U.S. stocks rallied ahead of the close Wednesday, ending the day higher. Investors grew more optimistic that European leaders could be moving closer to a resolution of its debt crisis.
Stephan Paternot, founder and general partner of the Actarus Funds, was co-founder and co-CEO of theglobe.com. He authored "A Very Public Offering," which chronicled his experience creating the Internet's first social networking site.
The outlook for initial public offerings is a challenging one, but there are glimmers of hope on the horizon.
Stocks rallied right out of the gate and picked up steam through the day to end sharply higher Wednesday. The gains came as concerns over Europe's debt crisis eased and investors geared up for President Obama's highly anticipated jobs speech Thursday evening.
European stocks fell sharply on Monday on renewed fears of a eurozone debt crisis and concerns about the global economy.
Angie's List, a site where members can hire and review local contractors for auto or home services, filed Thursday to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering.
U.S. stocks ended a thinly traded session mixed Wednesday as investors weighed the latest corporate results against global economic and debt concerns.
If you're still having a hard time stomaching the market's recent drop, consider this upside: yields on dividend-paying stocks are now even sexier than they were before.
European markets changed course and surged in afternoon trading Thursday, having started strong and then slumped earlier in the session, while Asian stocks were mostly down.
Business social network LinkedIn released its first financial results since its initial public offering in May, and reported a surprise profit on sales that beat analysts expectations.
The investment world is fixated on the uncertainty surrounding the debt ceiling debate. But everyone still needs to grab a cup of coffee and a little something to eat.
U.S. stocks lost steam in the afternoon, pushing the Dow lower for the fifth straight session, as investors remain worried about the impending debt ceiling deadline.
U.S. stocks ended Friday's session mixed, as strong gains in the technology sector were offset by disappointing results from industrial conglomerate Caterpillar.
U.S. stocks posted solid gains on Friday as corporate profits helped offset the ongoing uncertainty regarding the U.S.'s debt ceiling.
U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday as weakness in the tech sector countered stronger-than-expected reports on the housing market and unemployment.
With Pandora making its stock market debut Wednesday, tech IPOs were all the rage on StockTwits.
Internet radio site Pandora priced its initial public offering at $16 a share late Tuesday -- almost twice what it initially expected to fetch.
Internet radio site Pandora is taking advantage of the suddenly booming IPO market for tech companies: It now expects to raise up to $200 million in its upcoming initial public offering, the company said Friday.
Shares of American International Group's long-awaited stock sale priced at $29 apiece late Tuesday to raise $8.7 billion, leaving the U.S. government with a tiny profit on the offering, the company and Treasury Department announced.
LinkedIn's IPO was a hit Thursday, thanks to pent-up demand for shares in tech startups.
LinkedIn shares more than doubled in their debut Thursday, a sign that investors may be eager for other hot social networking companies to soon go public.
Troubled insurer AIG just can't catch a break.
U.S. stocks rose for third straight day on Tuesday, as investors were bolstered by Microsoft's $8.5 billion deal to buy Skype, along with solid corporate earnings reports and economic data.
Stocks ended in the red Wednesday, as disappointing reports on jobs and the services sector weighed on investors.
U.S. stocks were headed for slight gains at Tuesday's open, as investors poured through another round of earnings reports and the latest data on home prices.
Renren, China's largest social-networking service, filed for a U.S. initial public offering late Friday in a bid to fund expansion.
Real estate site Zillow.com filed for a $51.75 million initial public offering Monday.
Zipcar shares soared in their market debut Thursday, after the car sharing company's initial public offering raised more money than it had expected.
U.S. stocks ended Thursday's session mostly flat, erasing earlier losses as commodities and energy stocks climbed higher. The gains in oil offset weakness in the banking and technology sectors.
Stocks ended Wednesday with solid gains, as investors welcomed two reports on job growth.
Citigroup will soon escape penny stock status. Shares of the beleaguered bank have, for the most part, been stuck below the $5 level for the better part of two years.
U.S. stocks rose for a second day in a row on Friday, as news of a cease-fire in Libya eased traders' concerns about developments in the Middle East. However, the ongoing turmoil in Japan led U.S. stocks to fall for the week.
U.S. stocks plunged into a deep sea of red on Thursday, as economic fears at home and political concerns in Saudi Arabia weighed heavily on investor sentiment.
The U.S. Treasury is giving up $14 billion in tax revenue because of a sweetheart deal it's giving General Motors.
Internet radio site Pandora filed late Friday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.
Savers and investors relying on fixed incomes have been punished for several years.
IPO bankers must be salivating at the possibility of 2011 being one of the busiest years for initial public offerings in years.
Business social network LinkedIn filed for an initial public offering late Thursday, offering the first public glimpse into the finances of the seven-year-old Web company.
The appetite for initial public offerings is heating up ... with eight companies slated to go public this week alone.
U.S. stocks were poised for a higher open Wednesday, as investors await the Federal Reserve's latest pronouncement on the nation's economy, new home sales data and corporate results.
It's been seven long years since Google's IPO in 2004 -- the last time a household-name tech company managed to go public. While hotshots like Facebook and Zynga likely won't file for at least another year, moves from a handful of other high-profile ventures show that the long-frozen IPO market is starting to warm up.
Stocks closed mixed Friday, with technology shares lagging the broader market, as investors weighed strong earnings from General Electric against a quarterly loss from Bank of America.
Maserati will get its own SUV model next year, built on the platform of Jeep Grand Cherokee at the Chrysler Group plant in Detroit, the companies announced Tuesday.
U.S. stocks ended Monday mixed as investors digested a surprise interest rate hike by the Bank of China and a blizzard put a damper on post-holiday retail sales.
Special dividends, or one-off payments to shareholders, usually get a nice spike during the final months of the year but 2010 was especially active as companies worried about the possibility of higher dividend tax rates for individuals next year.
President Barack Obama trumpeted Thursday's highly anticipated sale of General Motors stock, saying its success proved the wisdom of the automaker's federal bailout last year that he claimed saved over a million jobs.
General Motors will raise a record $20.1 billion in its initial public offering. The automaker priced its common shares at $33, the upper end of its price range, Wednesday evening.
Stocks ended mixed Wednesday after trading in a narrow range for most of the day as investors weighed inflation and housing reports ahead of GM's initial public offering.
General Motors - with strong investor demand - increased the size of its planned initial public offering by nearly a third, bringing the total it could raise to as much as $20.4 billion, which would be the largest first day stock sale on record.
Investors could profit when General Motors starts selling shares to the public Thursday. But U.S. taxpayers, who are the majority shareholders in the automaker, may have a tough time breaking even. Demand for GM's initial public offering had been so great that Tuesday GM raised its IPO target price to between $32 and $33 a share, from the initial estimate of $26 to $29. Published reports Tuesday evening said GM had also decided to raise the number of common shares it's selling by nearly a third.
For investors eager to buy GM shares, the target price just went up.
After posting gains nearly all day, U.S. stocks tumbled at the session's close Monday, as investors remain jittery during a week with a full economic calendar.
This is going to be a hectic week for followers of initial public offerings. Ten companies are currently on tap to make their debut.
Stocks closed out their worst week in three months on Friday, but it's a new week on Wall Street and investors are bracing for a slew of economic and corporate news to help set the tone.
Intel Corp. announced Friday that it is raising its dividend by 15%, joining the ranks of other technology giants that have beefed up dividend activity.
General Motors reported its best quarter since 1999 Wednesday, setting the stage the automaker to begin selling shares to the public once again.