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The Netflix company logo is seen at Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, CA.

Netflix sale nets investor $993 million

Jun 24, 2015
Carl Icahn purchased his shares three years ago at $58 a pop. This morning they went for $700.
Posted In: investor, netflix, shares

The all-important exit strategy, explained

May 19, 2015
Smart investors don't put their money into a venture without an exit strategy.
Posted In: exit strategy, venture capital, Investing, early-stage investing, angel, finance, IPO, acquisition, equity, shares, stock, stake
The Nasdaq composite index in New York City.

Nasdaq experiments with the Bitcoin blockchain

May 11, 2015
The traded commodity becomes the stock exchange itself.
Posted In: NASDAQ, bitcoin, shares
The Twitter logo is displayed on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 7, 2013 — the date the social media company went public.

Why social media investing looks like a rollercoaster

May 4, 2015
Social media stocks are volatile. With good reason.
Posted In: social media, stocks, Investing, markets, shares

The activists are coming!

Apr 21, 2015
Spring is shareholder meeting season — and primetime for activist investors.
Posted In: activist investor, share buybacks, investment, board of directors, corporations, AGM, business, shares, stock, whiteboard

Explaining stock buybacks

Apr 9, 2015
Stock buybacks are popular with some, but others say they're a waste of money.
Posted In: stock buybacks, stock market, shares, equity, whiteboard
The GoDaddy banner hangs outside of the New York Stock Exchange as the website hosting service makes its initial public offering on April 1, 2015 in New York City.

The price is right ... or is it? Pricing IPOs is tricky

Apr 1, 2015
Today’s big IPO — the domain-registration firm GoDaddy — shot up 30 percent in price.
Posted In: IPO, GoDaddy, shares, stocks, Investing
Apple

Want to help your company's stock? Buy shares back

Sep 16, 2014
Kai talks to Dan Strumpf from The Wall Street Journal.
Posted In: apple, IBM, shares
Amazon

Amazon makes a lot of money. But it still loses more.

Jul 25, 2014
Amazon's stock fell 11 percent this morning following another sad earnings report.
Posted In: Amazon, earnings report, stock, shares, S&P 500 index

The initial launch of the Facebook IPO

May 18, 2012
After opening later than expected, the first few hours of the Facebook IPO are suggesting that the company might have misjudged the value of its shares.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Mark Zuckerberg, shares

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