May 18, 2012 Facebook finally goes public today in the biggest IPO in Silicon Valley history. The market valuation will surpass $100 billion; that's more than well-established companies like Disney and Kraft.
Heidi N. Moore
May 18, 2012 After opening later than expected, the first few hours of the Facebook IPO are suggesting that the company might have misjudged the value of its shares.
May 18, 2012 Conspicuous consumption is so last tech boom. The new rich are all about meaning and making a difference and getting in on the ground floor of the next Facebook.
May 18, 2012 Reviewing this week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The first day of trading for the highly anticipated Facebook stock.
May 18, 2012 Facebook goes public. What'll that mean for Facebook users?
May 18, 2012 Facebook leaves investors wondering about its true worth, but it's still leaving Google in the IPO dust.
May 16, 2012 California Gov. Jerry Brown recently informed Californians that the state was $16 billion in the hole, instead of the mere $9 billion everyone expected. The Facebook IPO will generate a lot of taxable income for a few thousand Californians.
May 16, 2012 Just days before Facebook stock trades publicly for the first time, General Motors is giving no official reason for the decision but published reports suggest the ads aren't having the impact GM hoped.
May 15, 2012 As Facebook plans to go public next week, this week individual investors are buying E*Trade accounts because of the rumors they may be able to get in early on the public shares of Facebook stock. How easy is that?
May 15, 2012 When stocks in the social networking company Facebook finally begin trading on Friday, the company will at that moment be worth a fortune. But that value will only be justified if Facebook makes profits for many years to come; a new poll suggests that about half of Americans think Facebook is a passing fad.