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Uber Said to Consider Changes to Employee Stock Compensation

Photo Uber headquarters in San Francisco. The company is said to be discussing how to make it easier for employees who leave to take their stock with them. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press Uber has lurched from one blow to its ...

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Snapchat’s Parent Files for a Stock Offering

Photo Pedestrians walked past a Snapchat sign outside of the New York Stock Exchange last month in Manhattan. Credit Michael Nagle/Bloomberg The parent of Snapchat has filed confidentially to go public, with an eye toward being valued at $ 20 ...

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Twitter’s Steep Premium: The Cost of Employee Stock Grants

SAN FRANCISCO — Buying Twitter would be a challenge for a number of reasons. Among the lesser-explored ones: The struggling social network pays out so much stock to its employees. Even among its Silicon Valley peers, which have drawn closer ...

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Bits: Daily Report: When Employees Want to Cash Out Private Stock

Photo Brian Chesky, the chief executive of Airbnb. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images It has become common wisdom among tech start-ups that an initial public offering of shares is something that should occur only after all other options have been exhausted. ...

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The upside to a down stock market: It can boost your 401(k)

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Friday, March 4, 2016, 9:00 PM jmiks/Getty Images/iStockphoto The stock market may have had an upbeat week, but as far as I can tell no one is very happy about market returns so far in 2016. Oh, ...

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U.S. stock market can be a haven in an uncertain world

DAILY NEWS CONTRIBUTOR Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:00 PM Richard Drew/AP The Fed’s policy of “quantitative easing” consists of buying bonds with money that is simply created by changing an entry in a computer. Historically, simply “printing money” in large ...

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Bits Blog: Common Stock Ownership Spreads Among Start-Up Investors

When institutional investors put money into companies backed by venture capital, they typically end up owning a type of stock called preferred shares. Now, institutional investors are also becoming owners of a different class of start-up stock: common shares. The ...

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Strategies: Microsoft’s Stock Math: Fewer Shares, Pricier Shares

Photo Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, which generates a lot of cash, though it’s no longer a fast-growth company. In 10 years, it has used $ 123 billion of that to buy its own shares. Credit Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto ...

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Dismal Twitter Forecast Sends Stock Lower

Photo Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, third from left, after a company event in New York this month. Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter, the social media company, gave investors a dismal forecast Tuesday ...

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Google Announces Stock Buyback as Earnings Rise

SAN FRANCISCO — Investors have spent most of the last year pestering Google to give them some of their money back. On Thursday, they got their wish. In its third-quarter earnings report on Thursday, Google, now called Alphabet, announced that ...

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