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  • Weibo IPO Is a Test for Twitter, Alibaba

    Weibo, often referred to as the Chinese version of Twitter TWTR, will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market after the company priced its initial public offering at the low end of its expected range.

  • Lending Club Picks Up IPO-Breed of Investors

    Peer-to-peer lender Lending Club said on Thursday it has picked up the type of investors it would want when the company is taken public, after raising $65 million from T. Rowe Price, Wellington Management, Blackrock and Sands Capital

  • Platform Hunts For Deals After Chemtura AgroSolutions Acquisition

    Platform Specialty Products, a specialty chemical company that was born from a special purpose acquisition vehicle founded by Jarden chairman Martin Franklin, said on Thursday it will buy Chemtura AgroSolutions from Chemtura for $1 billion in cash and stock.

  • Post Scoops Up Michael Foods for $2.5B

    Acquisition from GS Capital and Thomas H. Lee marks the cereal giant's largest deal to date.

  • GrubHub Tipping Probe Began With Seamless

    GrubHub said on Wednesday it had settled with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on how the online food delivery service charges its restaurant users. Tips that customers pay will no longer be included in GrubHub's take from restaurants.

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  • Weibo IPO Is a Test for Twitter, Alibaba

    Weibo, often referred to as the Chinese version of Twitter TWTR, will begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market after the company priced its initial public offering at the low end of its expected range.

  • Stephanie Link: Ingersoll-Rand 'Caught My Attention'

    NEW YORK (TheStreet)-- One of the industrial themes that I have been focused on has been the recovery potential in the US non-residential construction market.…
  • Fire TV Just Keeps Getting Better

    Amazon's Fire TV was revolutionary in that it was the first set-top box streaming device to include voice search when looking for content, among other features. Now, its revolutionary voice search is about to get a whole lot better.

  • Google Earnings Impacted by Nest: What Wall Street's Saying

    First-quarter earnings for Google miss estimates, but pending any further hiccups it looks like the gravy train is continuing, at least for now.

  • Facebook Unveils Nearby Friends

    Facebook on Thursday unveils its new, Nearby Friends feature for the Facebook app, which will allow users to see which of their friends are nearby or on the go.

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  • Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Playing the Dip for Profit

    Unlike traders, investors look at the big picture and focus on longer-term decision making, Cramer says.

  • Fire TV Just Keeps Getting Better

    Amazon's Fire TV was revolutionary in that it was the first set-top box streaming device to include voice search when looking for content, among other features. Now, its revolutionary voice search is about to get a whole lot better.

  • Stocks End Little Changed Amid Earnings, Upbeat Jobless Claims Data

    Major U.S. indices trade little changed amid corporate earnings as investors hedge their bets ahead of a long weekend.

  • Google Earnings Impacted by Nest: What Wall Street's Saying

    First-quarter earnings for Google miss estimates, but pending any further hiccups it looks like the gravy train is continuing, at least for now.

  • Jim Cramer Breaks Down Google, IBM, Goldman Sachs and Chipotle's Confusing Earnings

    TheStreet's Jim Cramer discusses the "confusing" earnings of Chipotle (CMG), Google (GOOG), IBM (IBM) and Goldman Sachs (GS). Firstly, he says Chipotle reported "just OK" earnings, but this is a "revenue story," as the company reported comparable-store sales growth of 13%. Cramer was looking for 9% growth, calls 13% "extraordinary" and says investors should buy Chipotle on any weakness. IBM missed on earnings and revenue but Cramer would still buy it because "it is a second-half story." Cramer also does not want to back away from Google at all because it sells at 18 times earnings with a 19% growth rate. He reasons portfolio managers will always ultimately gravitate to companies that offer that kind of growth rate for that kind of multiple. He points out it does not happen immediately, though, and people must go through models. Cramer believes both IBM and Google will both be trading higher in two weeks. Finally, Cramer calls Goldman Sachs "impenetrable" but says the key takeaway is that it trades at slightly more than one times book value. This means if the company closed and gave cash back to investors, then the investors would more or less break even.

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