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Markets drop sharply as China implements new tariffs against US

Who would have thought a potential trade war would cause investors to sell? U.S. markets plunged today as China announced that it was implementing tariffs on $3 billion worth of American goods, mostly

Facebook shares drop 4.4 percent following Cambridge Analytica debacle

Facebook has been at the center of a hectic debate about Cambridge Analytica and the company’s improper use of Facebook data. As a result, Facebook shares (NASDAQ:FB) opened at $177.01, down 4.4 per

Alibaba rival JD.com posts first annual profit as a public company

When you hear ‘e-commerce in China’ you’ll probably ‘Alibaba,’ but another company is making progress to challenge the assumption that $450-billion company is China&#8217

Baidu’s video business iQiyi to raise up to $1.5B in US IPO

Baidu’s iQiyi video division is set to become the latest Chinese tech company to go public in the U.S. after it filed to raise up to $1.5 billion via an IPO on the Nasdaq. The service was starte

Crunch Report | Sequoia Capital’s Next Fund Could Be $5 Billion

Daimler acquires a majority stake in an Uber competitor in France, Sequoia Capital's next fund could be a $5 billion one and an iced tea company changes its name to Long Blockchain and its value skyro

Chinese social media giant Weibo is raising $700M to fund acquisitions

Weibo, the Twitter-like Chinese social network that is profitable unlike Twitter, is raising $700 million as it looks for acquisitions to continue the rocket ship growth its business has seen in 2017.

Roku files for $100M IPO

Roku has filed for an initial public offering and is looking to raise up to $100 million. The company will be listed on the NASDAQ appropriately under the ticker of ROKU.

Surging tech stocks have pushed Nasdaq over 6000 for the first time ever

The Nasdaq composite just passed 6000 for the first time, hitting an all-time intraday high in the process. Over the past 12 months the composite is up nearly 32%. The majority of this strong perform

Few startups IPOed this year, but the ones that did soared

There weren’t many tech IPOs this year, but they performed well. Just 14 venture-backed tech companies went public, according to Dealogic. This compares to 25 last year and the 40+ we saw in each of

Trivago closes up 8% in public debut

Hotel search site Trivago went public on Friday, after separating from Expedia. The company priced its shares at $11 and closed the day at $11.85, up 7.73 percent. But this was after pricing at $11 pe

Trivago files to raise up to $428 million in IPO

German hotel booking site Trivago updated its plans for a U.S. IPO in a filing that came out on Monday. The company expects to price its shares between $13 to $15, a $428 million offering at the top e

Coupa up 87% in software IPO

Coupa was off to the races when it went public on Thursday. The “spend management” software company priced its IPO at $18 and saw its shares almost double during its first day of trading. With cli

Dell’s SecureWorks stumbles in first tech IPO of the year

It has been a dry year for tech IPOs. Up until today’s SecureWorks offering, there had been zero in the U.S. in 2016. Zero. This compares to seven in the same period last year and 24 in that tim

Worst Year For Tech IPOs Since 2009

NASDAQ Acquires SecondMarket To Help Startups Sell Shares

NASDAQ has agreed to buy SecondMarket Solutions to combine forces with the NASDAQ Private Market. The group will facilitate the exchange of shares for private companies, including DocuSign, Pinterest,

Hello Again, NASDAQ 5,000

Update: The NASDAQ closed at 5,008.10, up 0.9 percent on the day. That the index closed over the 5,000 mark is even more interesting that it managed to break the level during intraday trading.  The N

India’s Homeshop18 Files For $75M Nasdaq IPO, Ahead Of Bigger E-Commerce Rivals

Homeshop18, an Indian TV shopping and online retail company owned by media conglomerate Network18 Media, has filed for $75 million IPO on Nasdaq, ahead of much-awaited listings of bigger e-commerce r

NASDAQ Finally Launches Its Market For Privately-Held Companies

Just as the JOBS Act kick-starts bigger markets for shares of privately held companies, NASDAQ is launching its own entrant in the field. The U.S. stock exchange, which hosts tech companies like Apple

Apple Has Repurchased $14 Billion Of AAPL Shares Over The Past Two Weeks

You can feel Carl Icahn’s presence in Tim Cook’s recent announcement to the Wall Street Journal — Apple just repurchased the equivalent of $14 billion in Apple shares as part of its

Facebook Shares Jump 16 Percent After Good Earnings And Paper Announcement

Facebook shares (NASDAQ:FB) have already been on the rise for the past few months, which makes today’s performance even more impressive — shares opened at $62.12, sixteen percent above yes
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