LinkedIn Shares Surge on First Day of Trading; Follow the Stock

On its first day of trading, LinkedIn quickly surged to around $90, double the price of $45 the company had set.

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The IPO has been widely anticipated because the Mountain View-based company is the first big social networking site to go public, and could be a bellweather for Facebook and Twitter, which are still mostly privately owned.

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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