Biz Break: IPO blitz closing out big year; Facebook and Twitter leap, Cisco and Oracle sink
12 Dec 2013, 6:00 pm
Today: The IPO market's big 2013 closes out with one of its biggest deals of the year and more action in Silicon Valley. Also: Facebook gains after S&P inclusion, Cisco and Oracle decline amid pessimism.
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