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Etsy pops in IPO debut despite not yet turning a profit

Popular peer-2-peer e-commerce site Etsy finished its initial public offering on a high note. The company priced its IPO at $16 overnight (the upper end of its expected $14 to $16 range) with shares debuting at $31 on the Nasdaq Thursday morning.

Facebook IPO affected by Nasdaq technical issues

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. faces scrutiny after shares of Facebook Inc. were plagued by delays and mishandled orders on its very first day of trading. Apparently computers used to drive the auctions were overwhelmed by order cancellations and updates in…