May 21, 2012 Facebook's first investors didn't lose their shirts. The company's stock is trading right where it started on Friday: 38 bucks a share. But the initial public offering didn't go exactly as planned. The start was delayed; computer systems locked up; and NASDAQ executives are promising to fix the problems.
Heidi N. Moore
May 21, 2012 The brand new stock in Facebook is down 11 percent right now to $33.11. If day one of trading was seen as a disappointment, day two is so far not winning many new friends at the social networking company.
May 21, 2012 Lots of companies were counting on the social network to boost their fortunes when it went public. Just the opposite happened.
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 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 Reviewing this week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The first day of trading for the highly anticipated Facebook stock.
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.