As of 2005, this was still the most successful IPO of all time.
VA Linux Systems , which sells computers tailored to a popular free operating system, registered a 698% price pop, the biggest first-day gain ever for an initial public stock offering in the U.S. The previous record was the 606% opening-day surge by theglobe.comin November 1998. Offered at $30 a share, VA Linux exploded to end the day at a 4 p.m. price of $239.25.
It was the first time an IPO has ever finished the regular session at above $200 a share on the Nasdaq Stock Market. It meant that in an instant, the stock of the Sunnyvale, Calif., company went from small-capitalization territory to large -- $9.5 billion, or more than half that of Apple Computer .
Before we know it, the liberal left will eventually shoot for our rights to refuse to have sex with someone who wants to have sex with us and if we dont, it will be discrimination.
Right now, they are saying that little girls who need to use a public restroom will have to use a restroom that allows grown men in dress to use the stall right next to theirs. Sorry, but I am totally against that.
: having been corrupted or distorted from its original course, meaning, or state.
This is the state our society is going.
Er...right. Tell me again my paranoia about the media vis a vis Trump is wrong.
I was Gawth Slacker. (gawth_slacker, gawth.slacker, gawthslacker)
I was a noob back then but had alot of help learning Slackware while I was hanging out in LFS:1. Was having marital issues during that time as well, so that chat room was a very nice escape curing those years.
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