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Stock Market Today: GE, FB, GOOG Lead Today’s News

U.S. stock futures were weak this morning as Wall Street looks to looming tensions in Ukraine and worse-than-expected Chinese data.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 146 points on Monday to finish at 16,173.24. The Nasdaq increased by 22 points to finish at 4,022.69, while the S&P 500 added 14 points to end the day at 1,830.61.

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The Biggest Tech IPOs to Hit the Market- Money Morning

Thursday, micro-blogging site Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) will debut as a publicly traded company on Wall Street’s Big Board. Many analysts – including those at Money Morning – will steer clear of the hotly anticipated IPO – but TWTR has had no trouble generating investor interest.

The San Francisco-based company even increased its price range Monday on roughly 70 million shares from $17 to $20 per share to $23 to $25. The move values the company at a whopping $13.9 billion, or 26 times its revenue over the last 12 months. Twitter hopes to raise as much as $1.75 billion.

The Highest Paid CEOs in America – Money Morning

Most chief executives of major corporations earn millions of dollars in base salary, but that’s not all they get (just take a look at how the highest-paid CEOs in America make their money).

Total CEO compensation includes perquisites, bonuses, and stock options, among other things.

In fact, the great bulk of CEO compensation does not come from base salaries. Even the highest CEO base salaries fall under $10 million. It’s all the other goodies that push total CEO compensation miles past $10 million.

Facebook’s “Dead Last” Chart Reveals a Troubling Fact – Keith Fitz-Gerald – Money Morning

I’ve made no bones about my feelings for Facebook Inc (Nasdaq: FB) – that it’s overrated, a flash in the pan, and ultimately doomed.

Yes, the company just knocked the ball off earnings yesterday. And the stock is up 4.86% as I write this. But I really couldn’t care less what happens in the short term. I still can’t get behind its long-term potential.