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Facebook made a much-anticipated status update Wednesday: The Internet social network is going public in a stock offering that could value it at as much as $100 billion, eight years after its computer-hacking CEO Mark Zuckerberg started the service at Harvard University.
Facebook is updating its status from a private to public company. The shift is occurring as the Internet social network filed its long-awaited plans for an initial public offering of stock.
Stocks fell Tuesday on concerns that a deal to prevent a default by Greece might fall through.
An uncomfortable suspicion that an icon of American business may have no future pushed investors to dump stock in Eastman Kodak Co. Wednesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 26 points, or 0.2 percent, at 12,262 at noon Friday. The S&P 500 fell 1 point at 1,262. It's up just 0.3 percent for 2011. The Nasdaq rose 1 point to 2,615.
The Justice Department announced Thursday that it will allow the creation of the world's largest stock exchange operator after the German conglomerate that wants to buy the New York Stock Exchange sells its stake in a third, smaller American stock exchange operator.
When you're bored, broke and mad at everybody, including Mom, throwing a tantrum is fun. Three-year-olds entertain their mommies with such noisy fits all the time. When regiments of tantrum-throwers get loose on Wall Street, they make the front page. The Occupy Wall Street movement spilled a little blood Thursday in New York City — nearly all of it the demonstrators' own, but for an occasional cop's skinned knee or twisted thumb — "film" at 11. Or long before that, on an Internet blog
Thousands of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators took to the streets around the U.S. on Thursday to mark two months since the movement's birth and signal they aren't ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police.