| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Twitter Inc.'s initial public offering rose in price throughout the company's march toward Wall Street, but investors were prepared to pay much more Thursday.
The social network reached a new stage in its evolution Wednesday evening by selling at least...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:57 AM
* Wall Street opens higher, market looks to build on gains
* ECB meeting, U.S. jobs report to dominate week
* Euro off 6-week low, shares firm on solid factory data
* ECB seen flagging policy easing
* Gold, oil seen vulnerable to Fed tapering...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion.
At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street is rolling out the red carpet for Twitter.
The company has received a $1-billion credit line from some of the banks underwriting its initial public stock offering.
Twitter set up the agreement with lenders earlier this...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SGN, the social video game company led by Myspace co-founder Chris DeWolfe, says it plans to increase its staff by 30% over the next six months by adding 30 employees as Zynga Inc. sheds workers.
The company, which produces casual games such as...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The next 10 years should be the greatest time in the history of the entertainment business.
The global middle class is growing astronomically fast. It may not be growing in the U.S., but it is growing in the rest of the world: Research shows that when...
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Sep 8, 2013
Two 20-something Chicagoans are combining technology and dirty laundry to create a business.
The idea is to create a more efficient system for city dwellers to get their dry cleaning done than having to rely on a neighborhood store with limited hours....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:40 PM
As you may have heard, Twitter has filed for a confidential initial public offering of stock, so in case you aren't too familiar with the company, here are five quick things you should know.
It has 200 million monthly active users
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Twitter can expect to face some serious headwinds as it moves toward its public offering of stock. But there may also be some reasons for optimism.
First, the reasons to worry.
Yes, the overall IPO market in the U.S. has continued to recover as 131...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The former ABC executive who helped "America's Funniest Home Videos" producer Vin Di Bona bring his vast repository of amateur videos to the Web has left the company they founded amid differences over the future direction of the company.