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Facebook IPO: Get Ready

Facebook IPO: Get Ready

Would the company issue shares directly to retail investors?

Another Cleantech Firm Jumps Into IPO Mix

Another Cleantech Firm Jumps Into IPO Mix

BioAmber gears up for its IPO.

Nokia's Lumia Won't Change AT&T's Role in Your Portfolio

Nokia's Lumia Won't Change AT&T's Role in Your Portfolio

AT&T's steady 6.2% dividend yield might change or might not next year -- but if it does, it likely will hinge on T-Mobile news, not Microsoft and Nokia's new toy.

3 IPOs Logging a Blockbuster Week

3 IPOs Logging a Blockbuster Week

Angie's List, Mattress Firm and InvenSense made significant gains.

3 Ways Google Can Take On Microsoft

3 Ways Google Can Take On Microsoft

A few tweaks could help Google Apps cut further into Microsoft's core Office business.

Salesforce Skittishness May Hit Cloud IPOs

Salesforce Skittishness May Hit Cloud IPOs

If there is continued weakening in Salesforce's stock price, the impact could spread to other cloud companies that are planning to go public.

Apple Lags in iPhone Carrier Support

Apple Lags in iPhone Carrier Support

Apple trails its competitors in lean carrier support, especially in Asia.

Is Social Media Really an Asset Class?

Is Social Media Really an Asset Class?

Social media should be a small part of a person's portfolio as an opportunity to juice things up -- but it should be done with lots of caution.

Lessons From an Alleged IPO Scam

Lessons From an Alleged IPO Scam

Financier's arrest highlights the need for due diligence.

Yelp Pushes Forward on IPO

Yelp Pushes Forward on IPO

The market for business review sites is attracting many competitors.