At 'Googleplex,' long-awaited IPO reaches climax


By Daniel Sorid MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug 19 (Reuters) - There may not have been an official celebration at Google Inc.'s headquarters on Thursday, but outside the "Googleplex," a new cast of Web millionaires seemed eager to start partying with checkbooks in hand. The shares from the Internet search engine's widely watched initial public offering finally began trading on the Nasdaq, rising 18 percent to close $100.34 on their first day from an initial price of $85. The somewhat bumpy ...

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