LinkedIn explodes onto the stock market as share price skyrockets over 150 percent

by Knowlton Thomas

You want an action-packed IPO?

LinkedIn debuted on the market today at $45, but immediately exploded upward, cracking $90, and then still pushing further, touching as high as $120, a rise of well over 150 percent.

Is this the next stage of a social media tech bubble? It's difficult to say, but one thing's for certain - some people and institutions have gotten very wealthy today.

LinkedIn is trading on the NYSE under the ticker symbol LNKD.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

LinkedIn is an interconnected network of experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries and 200 countries. You can find, be introduced to, and collaborate with qualified professionals that you need to work with to accomplish your goals. more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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