Investors had every reason not to trust the market after last year's Facebook fiasco. Yet trust is coming back.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- As capital markets activity picks up, the IPO space is sure to heat up in 2013. But is it always a good idea? Everyone thought Facebook's IPO was going to be "the next big thing," especially for those who missed out on Google's IPO. Turns out, Facebook's IPO was a flop, and day one investors are still underwater on their investments. Recent IPOs...
(2 months and 28 days ago)
SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) -- "It's finally time to talk about that Facebook phone," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday in jest as he opened up the presentation on Facebook Home. Wall Street was mostly positive on the announcement, as the company gets set to roll out the product on April 12. Here's what a few Wall Street analysts had to say regarding Facebook Home: JMP...
(1 month and 15 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheDeal) -- Technology offerings have fallen in number and volume since Facebook Inc.'s $16 billion markets debut in May 2012 as companies and institutional investors slumbered through social media's mess of a coming-out party. Now, four months into 2013, the tech sector seems thirsty for some new magical elixir, or perhaps a nip of hair of the dog from last year....
(21 days ago)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. 8212 LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn't be more different.
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Writing on the Wall: If you thought you knew Wall Street, well, think again. You don't. Wall Street continues to confound even the people who've worked in the industry for decades, writes David Weidner.
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The week in startups and venture saw two tech IPOs, Marin Software and Model N. While two IPOs by themselves will not open the floodgates, there is a healthy pipeline of companies waiting in the wings. A strong performance by these two could give confidence to bankers waiting to bring their companies to market.
(2 months ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook beat Wall Street revenue estimates in its first quarter, and the company's future lies in the hands and laps of its mobile users. As Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman told TheStreet earlier this year, Facebook is now a mobile company. About 30% of total advertising revenue came from mobile, and beat Wall Street expectations for mobile...
(19 days ago)
Five years after the financial crisis, Wall Street has yet to return to its former glory. Jobs are still getting cut, regulation is still driving compliance departments made, and even the hedge fund industry can't beat the S&P. But if you put everything in perspective, this is nothing. The Street's been through tough times before, and it'll get through this too. So let's...
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