The tech industry's answer to this week's stock market roller coaster was delivered on Tuesday by Apple Inc, which briefly surpassed Exxon Mobil as the most valuable company in the U.S.
Google passed Microsoft today for the title of third-most valuable publicly traded company, following market leaders Exxon Mobil and Apple. The company overtook Microsoft this morning on the New York Stock Exchange, and while some speculated that the new position would be temporary, the market has now closed, solidifying the company’s number three spot.
Editor’s note: Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits, a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. You can read his full bio here and find him on Twitter @howardlindzon.
If we had the answer to this question, life would be grand.
Facebook released the financial results for the third quarter of 2012 just after the stock market closed this afternoon.
All eyes are on the social networking company to show Wall Street some sort of sign of strength in the results from its second quarter as a publicly-traded company.
Friday was a busy day for tech companies on Wall Street, with GrubHub, Five9, and IMS Health going public on the same day. It went well: GrubHub spiked 30.77%, Five9 9.14%, and IMS Health 15%. A good crop, you could say.
Wall Street Magnate is a new site that opens the market to stock trading newbies. The fantasy trading community launched last month and is packed with real-time updates and data from all major U.S. stock exchanges.
DataSift, the ‘social data platform’ that provides developers and third parties with the ability to access and interrogate Twitter, Facebook and other real-time social sources, is continuing its march on Wall Street: The company has launched DataSift Financial, a prepackaged historical and real-time social feed designed to help the finance industry to identify and analyze stock and company informa