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Weekly Wrap: What happened to Facebook's stock?

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.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Weekly Wrap

What does the Facebook IPO mean for you?

May 18, 2012
Facebook goes public. What'll that mean for Facebook users?
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

How Facebook's IPO compares to Google's

May 18, 2012
Facebook leaves investors wondering about its true worth, but it's still leaving Google in the IPO dust.
Posted In: Facebook, Google, IPO

Should Facebook continue to be free?

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.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

The initial launch of the Facebook IPO

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.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Mark Zuckerberg, shares

Silicon Valley's new underground millionaires

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.
Posted In: Facebook, Silicon Valley, Tech

California budget to benefit from Facebook IPO

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.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, california

GM pulls out of Facebook advertising

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.
Posted In: Facebook, General Motors

Many Americans view Facebook as a fad

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.
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As Facebook gets pricier, some pros skip IPO

May 15, 2012
Facebook raised its target share price for its IPO amid strong demand. But some professional investors see warning signs and have decided to skip.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

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