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VMware rockets as market tumbles

Largest IPO since Google called boost for parent EMC Corp.

Diane Greene, president and CEO of VMware Inc., joined New York Stock Exchange chief John Thain during ceremonies at the exchange yesterday for the company's initial public offering. Diane Greene, president and CEO of VMware Inc., joined New York Stock Exchange chief John Thain during ceremonies at the exchange yesterday for the company's initial public offering. (RICHARD DREW/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / August 15, 2007

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Shares in software company VMware Inc. shot up 75.8 percent in their first day of trading yesterday, defying the overall market slide and notching the biggest opening-day gain of any stock in 2007. (Full article: 557 words)

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