Groupon CEO Andrew Mason (C) walks outside the Nasdaq Market ...
Nov 4th, 2011
(Reuters) - Groupon CEO Andrew Mason (C) walks outside the Nasdaq Market following his company's IPO in New York, November 4, 2011. Groupon Inc raised $700 million after increasing the size of its initial public offering, becoming the largest IPO by an Internet company since Google Inc raised $1.7 billion in 2004. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) -
(Reuters) - British Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing games, died on Thursday when his yacht capsized off the California coast during training for the America's Cup race, his racing team said in a statement. Simpson had been sailing on the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America'... [Full Article]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed a Sunni cleric and five worshippers when they left a mosque in Bagdhad after Friday prayers, police and medics said, as regional sectarian violence threatens to return Iraq to all-out conflict. Iraq has become increasingly volatile as the civil war in neighboring Syria strains volatile relations between Su... [Full Article]
By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks open little changed on Friday but remained on track for a third straight week of gains, while a pair of strong corporate earnings helped the Nasdaq register a small advance. Equities have rallied this week, with the S&P 500 recently undergoing a five-day streak of record closing highs. Investors ex... [Full Article]
Reuters Market Eye - The BSE Sensex risks of some consolidation after indexes ended at their highest close since November 2010 on Friday. Earnings will be key, with Coal India Ltd , State Bank of India Ltd and Jet Airways Ltd set to report next week. Investors will also be eyeing whether strong foreign buying continues. Overseas investors were net ... [Full Article]