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Groupon shares jump in public market debut

NEW YORK — Groupon, the company that pioneered online group discounts, saw its stock rise sharply in its public debut Friday, showing strong demand for an Internet company whose business model is considered unsustainable by some analysts. Groupon’s stock jumped ...

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Groupon raises $700M with IPO at $20 per share

SAN FRANCISCO — Daily deals pioneer Groupon raised about $700 million with an initial public offering of stock priced well above expectations. The IPO was set late Thursday at $20 per share, above the anticipated range of $16 to $18. ...

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Stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

The problems that weighed down stocks all summer show no sign of letting up. U.S. stocks plunged Friday, erasing the week’s gains, amid rising fears about fallout from Europe’s debt crisis. Seeking safer investments, investors sent the yield on the ...

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Top 5: ‘You don’t have a license to steal’

The effort to make a proposed Hunt Valley bowling alley a reality was the most-read business story of the week. First Mariner’s delisting on the Nasdaq and Baltimore International College keeping its accreditation – at least temporarily – also made ...

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Stocks rise on hopes for more economic stimulus

NEW YORK — The mere discussion of more economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve was enough to send stocks higher. Minutes from the Fed’s latest policy meeting Aug. 9 showed that central bank officials discussed a variety of options to ...

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Stocks jump; Dow notches best gain in 2 weeks

NEW YORK — Stocks posted their biggest jump in nearly two weeks on Tuesday. Investors picked up cheaply priced stocks after fears that the U.S. would slip into a recession pounded the market over the last month. The Dow jumped ...

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