Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., poised for the biggest initial public offering since 2012, could take a definitive step toward that goal by filing to go public in the U.S. as soon as next month, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
JD.com Inc., the Chinese retailing website that filed for a $1.5 billion U.S. initial share sale in January, may kick off its offering in the second quarter, three people with knowledge of the matter said.
Facebook Inc. investors who pushed the company’s shares to a record after it unveiled the $19 billion deal for WhatsApp Inc. would be well served to remember -- every Internet takeover of more than $10 billion has flopped.
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Eric Jackson, founder of Ironfire Capital LLC, talks about Yahoo Inc.'s third-quarter earnings and outlook, and the future of Microsoft Corp. The biggest U.S. Web portal reported profit and sales that beat estimates. Jackson speaks with Trish Regan and Cory Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
Twitter Inc.’s user growth is slowing and it shows no sign of turning a profit. Some fund managers say that’s not going to stop the microblogging service’s $12.8 billion valuation from treading higher. Much higher.
Research In Motion Ltd.’s short interest has touched a record high, a sign investors are anticipating disappointing earnings as the wait for a new lineup of BlackBerry smartphones takes as long as six months.