Apple Inc. forecast sales that missed analysts’ predictions and said it will return an additional $55 billion in cash to shareholders to compensate for a stock that’s been hammered by signs of slowing growth.
LinkedIn Corp. ’s success is inspiring Web companies to limit the amount of shares they sell in initial public offerings, fueling concern that scarcity will inflate stock values and contribute to another dot-com bubble.
Groupon Inc., the largest online- coupon site, may have to settle for a smaller initial public offering as management gaffes, restated results and regulatory scrutiny leave investors leery of owning the stock.
Apple Inc. ’s piggybank, stuffed with $51 billion in cash and investments, is earning a lower return than a typical U.S. savings account. Some investors say Steve Jobs should put that money to better use.
Apple Inc. , the computer maker turned mobile gadgeteer, overtook Microsoft Corp. to become the most valuable technology company on optimism the company will keep adding customers for its iPhone, Macintosh computer and iPad.
Yandex NV, owner of Russia’s most popular Internet search engine, jumped 55 percent in Nasdaq Stock Market trading after raising $1.3 billion in an initial public offering that sold above the proposed price range.