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

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

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

How to get an early piece of Facebook's IPO

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?
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

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

Facebook co-founder renounces U.S. citizenship

May 14, 2012
In letting go of his U.S. citizenship now, Eduardo Saverin will also be able to avoid paying nearly $600 million in U.S. capital gains taxes when Facebook goes public.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Taxes

Getting your own slice of the Facebook IPO

May 11, 2012
There's a lot of hype over the upcoming Facebook IPO. We have a reality check and advice for those of you waiting impatiently for its launch.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, frenzy, Investing, hype, Wall Street

Behind the numbers of Facebook's IPO filing

May 4, 2012
Facebook has set its valuation at $76 billion to $96 billion, and shares will be at $28 to $35 each. What does this tell us about the company and about CEO Mark Zuckerberg?
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook IPO creates fanfare on Park Ave.

May 4, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t there, but JPMorgan flew a Facebook flag as executives visited the bank’s headquarters ahead of Facebook’s IPO.
Posted In: Facebook, JPMorgan, IPO, investments

Facebook sets IPO at $28 to $35 a share

May 3, 2012
Founder Mark Zuckerberg will also sell 30 million of his own personal shares as part of the IPO.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Mark Zuckerberg