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Facebook Offers 70 Million More Shares, Heads To Court Over IPO

Facebook Offers 70 Million More Shares, Heads To Court Over IPO

By Chris Crum December 19, 2013

Facebook announced on Thursday that it is offering 70,000,000 new shares of its Class A common stock, with 27,004,761 shares being offered by the company itself and 42,995,239 shares being offered by certain selling stockholders, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who …

Facebook Underwriters Unsure About Performance Facebook Underwriters Unsure About Performance
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Estimates of Facebook’s second quarter financial performance are starting to pour in, and not surprisingly, the social network’s lead underwriters are predicting some of the lowest numbers. The general estimation for Facebook revenue comes in at around $1.16 billion and …

SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn’t buying that Nasdaq’s much publicized computer glitch on the opening day of Facebook’s IPO was the root cause for all the confusion. In fact, they have seen a couple other cases of so …

LivingSocial Not in a Hurry to Go Public LivingSocial Not in a Hurry to Go Public

In light of the totally botched Facebook IPO, it’s no wonder many tech companies are in no hurry to go public. According to LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaugnessy, you can add LivingSocial to that list. Despite recent losses for the company, …

Nasdaq Glitch Blamed for Botched Facebook's IPO Nasdaq Glitch Blamed for Botched Facebook's IPO

As we reported on Friday, Nasdaq is getting the blame for Facebook’s botched IPO launch and the subsequent poor trading performance in the days that followed. The remarks come from a court filing by Facebook and Morgan Stanley who seek …

Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone

Back on the 12th of June, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article explaining how so many investors were enticed by Facebook’s public offering and why it wasn’t a good idea, according to their principals of investment, to jump on …

Facebook Wants to Consolidate IPO Lawsuits Facebook Wants to Consolidate IPO Lawsuits

The one month anniversary of Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering is close at hand, and the social networking giant has yet to address investor concern or the countless lawsuits which have been filed against the Nasdaq, Mark Zuckerberg, or …

UBS Lost $350 Million on Facebook IPO Trades UBS Lost $350 Million on Facebook IPO Trades
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Earlier this week we reported that the Nasdaq stock exchange had set aside $40 million to compensate investors who were hurt financially by the computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading early on during the IPO launch. You might recall, the …

Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work
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Yesterday, ComScore released details of their latest study on Facebook advertising and the news is pretty good. Despite many claims and self-report surveys declaring the ads simply don’t work, research suggests repeated exposure to branded messages, does in fact, impact …

Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook Compensation Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook Compensation

Yesterday, Nasdaq announced it was finally making some reparations to investors who were effected by the mysterious computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading the morning of the IPO launch. You might recall, they set aside over $40 million in order …

The Facebook IPO and Silicon Valley Real Estate The Facebook IPO and Silicon Valley Real Estate

While we’re all well aware that Facebook’s IPO has gone less-than-swimmingly for most everyone involved, there could be one metric where the Facebook’s foray into the public has had a upward trending effect. Online real-estate company Zillow looked at the …

Facebook Stock on the Rise to over $27 Facebook Stock on the Rise to over $27
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Good news all the way around for Facebook investors. Despite sluggish trading and constantly declining stock prices, today’s trading took a turn for the better. While trading started out at a record low $25.52, it actually jumped up to over …

Mark Zuckerberg Sued For Unloading Facebook Stock Mark Zuckerberg Sued For Unloading Facebook Stock
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Mark Zuckerberg and mega-social media site Facebook have both been in the news quite a bit recently, between the company’s disastrous IPO and the many, many people who are unhappy with it. Now, a class-action lawsuit is being brought against …

Could Twitter be Acquired by Google? Could Twitter be Acquired by Google?
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Could Twitter be acquired by Google? It seems like a rather outlandish idea, but thanks to the recent flop by Facebook in their efforts to go public, smaller internet companies like Twitter may find acquisition by an established giant like …

Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal, …

Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75 Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75
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It seems like everyday marks a new low for the folks over at Facebook. Today, stock prices slipped below the $26 mark to $25.75. Considering shares started out at $38, I would say the IPO has lost almost all of …

Facebook Will "Disappear" Before 2020, Says Analyst Facebook Will "Disappear" Before 2020, Says Analyst
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The catastrophe better known as Facebook’s falling stock prices is a strong foreboding of the company’s relatively imminent exit from the internet’s grownup table, according to one analyst. Today, Ironfire Capital’s Eric Jackson told CNBC’s Squawk on the Street that …