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Spotify's Unusual IPO Model Will Test The Company's Strength

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Square CEO Jack Dorsey outside the New York Stock Exchange before his company went public on Thursday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Do Underwhelming Square, Match IPOs Mean Bubble Trouble?

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Fitbit stock begins trading publicly Thursday. The Fitbit Force is shown at the 2014 International CES, the consumer technology trade show, in Las Vegas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Fitbit Goes Public, It Will Have To Outrun Competition

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A sign at Etsy's Brooklyn office in 2007 encapsulated the company's ambitious goal: Take down big-box retailers by selling handmade goods. Now Etsy, which in 2012 began allowing some mass-produced goods on its e-commerce site, is filing for an IPO, and trying to maintain its values as it expands. Amit Gupta/Flickr hide caption

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang at the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion from the Alibaba IPO because of its $1 billion investment in Alibaba 2005. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

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Alibaba founder and CEO Jack Ma has much to laugh about. Shares in the company opened Friday at $92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange. The company is now valued at more than $200 billion — that's bigger that Amazon and Facebook. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Twitter announced that it has set a price range for its initial public offering between $17 and $20 per share and hopes to sell 70 million shares. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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