Facebook was on fire this week — not in the Sherman-does-Atlanta sense, but in the Katniss-from-Hunger-Games sense. So why did its stock tank by nearly 8 percent?
In honor of sitcoms and Snuggies, pumpkins and playlists, falling leaves and Grand Theft Auto, we’re taking a look at how the biggest players in digital entertainment are doing this fall.
Anything could happen with Twitter’s IPO, but a cursory investigation of the company’s competitors show a battlefield crowded with Goliaths and an even more numerous army of Davids just waiting to take Twitter down.
In this snapshot of seven recent tech IPOs, all but one saw a big day-one “pop”, and all but one is currently faring rather poorly in public trading. What gives, Silicon Valley?
Investors, investors: Why do you still stubbornly cling to Microsoft and Nokia and Google while Jony Ive parades his new creations before a surprised and delighted world?
Samsung was not too happy with images leaked to the press, but the company ended up getting a huge boost of publicity leading up to the launch — and a nice 3 percent stock price boost.
When consumers get all riled up over the anticipated new iPhone, investors have to continue with their own journeys. After all, rumors of a new phone mean a decline in sales for the current phone
Editor’s Pick In spite of Ballmer’s financial successes at Microsoft, haters are hating hard, both in the blogosphere and in the public markets. “Ballmer Peak” this week is a 10 percent stock jump.
Nokia and Microsoft teamed up on a great phone and saw stock price bumps as it launched to great reviews. And the Lumia 1020 news appears to have stolen some thunder from other smartphone players, too.
LinkedIn and Yelp had very rosy earnings reports this week — and it shows in public trading, too.
Before we depart for a weekend of book-reading and beverage-imbibing, here’s what we learned from covering financials this week: Facebook is awesome, and Amazon investors are 100 percent daft.
Needless to say, investors’ confidence was impacted by this week’s flood of earnings news. Here’s a look at what moved up, what moved down, and why.
Lots of winners this week and fewer losers in the world of publicly traded technology companies. Go team!
This week’s slight bounce-back of around 70 cents per share is due to the arrival of a certain high-profile Microsoftie in Zynga’s hallowed halls.