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Matt Jarzemsky / Wall Street Journal:
‘Candy Crush’ Maker Prices IPO at $22.50   —  Unlike Facebook and Twitter, Videogame Maker Hasn't Raised IPO Size  —  With the shares of videogame maker King Digital Entertainment PLC set to begin trading Wednesday, the central question facing investors is whether the company can pull off another blockbuster like “Candy Crush Saga.”
Mar 25, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Re/code:
Twitter's First Big Earnings Test Comes Today.  Here Are the Numbers to Watch.   —  Remember when Facebook went public, and its stock tanked?  And remember when Facebook announced its first earnings report, and its stock dropped some more?  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is trying to reverse that playbook …
Feb 5, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Facebook, Zuckerberg, banks must face IPO lawsuit: judge   —  (Reuters) - A federal judge said Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its financial health before its $16 billion initial public offering last year.
Dec 18, 2013, 1:20 PMIn context
Joseph Ax / Reuters:
Oregon politician gets six years for Facebook IPO fraud   —  (Reuters) - A former candidate for governor of Oregon was sentenced to six years in prison on Monday for fraudulently convincing investors he had access to shares of Facebook Inc before its highly anticipated initial public offering in 2012.
Dec 17, 2013, 7:45 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Even After a Small Swoon, Twitter Investors Are Incredibly Optimistic   —  Twitter investors may be experiencing a bit of IPO hangover today.  But so far, at least, they're still wildly enthusiastic about the company.  —  At least, they are when you compare Twitter's stock price and core metrics …
Nov 8, 2013, 2:15 PMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
The Architect Behind Twitter's IPO … The architect of Twitter Inc.'s initial public offering is a 42-year-old finance whiz with a knack for finding calm amid chaos.  —  For four months, Twitter Chief Financial Officer Mike Gupta steered the social-media company through the IPO process …
Nov 7, 2013, 6:30 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Facebook's Q3 numbers beat expectations with $2.02 billion in revenue and earnings of 25 cents a share   —  As its year-over-year growth slows, Facebook needs to find new revenue streams in mobile and video  —  After a yearlong slump, Facebook finally rebounded above its IPO strike price …
Oct 30, 2013, 4:17 PMIn context
John McCrank / Reuters:
Exclusive: Aiming to avoid Facebook chaos, NYSE runs Twitter IPO test   —  (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering on rival Nasdaq.
Oct 26, 2013, 5:30 PMIn context
Michael Arrington / Uncrunched:
Google Should Buy Twitter Before The IPO   —  A few years ago Google had the opportunity to buy Twitter but passed on the opportunity because they were developing Google+ and didn't think they needed it.  —  Today Google+ is supposedly the no. 2 social network after Facebook, but I don't buy it.
Oct 25, 2013, 1:25 AMIn context
Matt Jarzemsky / Wall Street Journal:
NYSE to Test Trading System in Preparation for Twitter IPO   —  Notice to traders announces dry run to be held on Oct. 26, after technical failures marred Facebook's IPO.  —  The New York Stock Exchange will allow trading firms to test their systems in preparation for Twitter Inc.'s initial public offering …
Oct 18, 2013, 11:25 AMIn context

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