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Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues
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Today Facebook shares suffered another day of less than stellar trading. Prices reached a high of $35.59 and dipped to $30.94 at their lowest. The Nasdaq concluded regular trading with the shares at $31.12 and after hours activity reflects a …

Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary
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Facebook CEO and newlywed Mark Zuckerberg will take a $1 salary in 2013, and likewise forgo cash and stock bonuses, as well the use of Facebook services, including aircraft and financial and estate planning for his personal use – all …

Facebook Shares Hit Below $31 at 18% Decline Facebook Shares Hit Below $31 at 18% Decline

Today the market on Facebook shares opened at $32.91, even lower than yesterday’s $34 closing price, but as trading got underway, the trend still favored the downward spiral. As I write this article, Facebook is trading at almost 18% below …

How Low Can Facebook Stock Go? How Low Can Facebook Stock Go?

Facebook stock closed at $34.03 per share yesterday, and some speculate that there truly is no limit on how low it can go. Several factors have likely contributed to the sensational IPO’s less than stellar performance. NASDAQ had allegedly suffered …

Facebook IPO: Underwriters Fail to Prop Up Demand Facebook IPO: Underwriters Fail to Prop Up Demand
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After Friday’s botched Facebook IPO, where trading prices barely exceeded the $38 per share target price, things looked even worse yesterday. The market closed at just over $34 per share for Facebook. Now many banks offering the stock say they …

Facebook Apologizes for Deleting Photos Facebook Apologizes for Deleting Photos

Facebook, presently under a scanning electron microscope as the smoke clears post-IPO, is now under fire for allegedly removing photos posted of a child with a congenital birth defect. Hundreds of users had been sharing photos of Grayson James Walker, …

Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO

Given that everyone was so excited and looking to the future with Facebook’s initial public offering on Friday, there has been a surprising absence of good news to come out of the it since it happened. It’s not even that …

Facebook IPO: Big Bank’s Hidden Revenue Forecast Facebook IPO: Big Bank’s Hidden Revenue Forecast

It’s not really news to anyone at this point, but the much anticipated Facebook IPO has been a big letdown for almost everybody involved. Of course, we think it began with Nasdaq’s monumental big trading desk communication breakdown, but Reuters …

Facebook Denies Lifting Ban on Minors Facebook Denies Lifting Ban on Minors

As investors wonder why Facebook stock isn’t skyrocketing, with some suggesting that the social network was aware of potential problems by possibly filing a rumored reduced guidance, which is essentially a bad forecast of future business – now another rumor …

Facebook Daily Trading Ends At $34.03 Per Share Facebook Daily Trading Ends At $34.03 Per Share

Facebook ended their first day of trading without underwriters propping them up and stock prices closed at nearly 11% below their targeted $38 per share price. Prices have been fluctuating all day, but the general trend suggests a $30 to …

Are Facebook Shares Just Too Pricey? [Twitter Reaction] Are Facebook Shares Just Too Pricey? [Twitter Reaction]

What’s one of the first things you try if something isn’t selling well? Did you say discounts? Of course, Facebook has to be selling poorly because it just costs too much. I think they should try out a buy one, …

Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price
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Uh Oh! Facebook still isn’t delivering on the demand the company and its underwriters were hoping for. In fact, It’s currently selling for more than 13% below its $38 per share target price. That’s right, you can own a piece …

Who’s Holding All The Facebook Shares? Who’s Holding All The Facebook Shares?

Interested in Facebook stock? You are not alone. Despite some technical difficulty and lower than expected trading on their IPO launch date, Facebook is still one the hottest stocks being traded on the Nasdaq today. As many could have guessed, …

Tech Stocks: Nasdaq Embarrassed by Facebook IPO Hiccups Tech Stocks: Nasdaq Embarrassed by Facebook IPO Hiccups

Tech stocks IPO auctions will undergo a few necessary changes after a delay caused Facebook shares to begin trading 30 minutes after the scheduled 11am start time. CEO Robert Greifeld believes that the delay didn’t lead to what many believe …

Facebook IPO’s Poor Performance Blamed On Software Facebook IPO’s Poor Performance Blamed On Software

Friday started out pretty exciting as Facebook shares started trading. The feelings of joy soon turned to disappointment, however, as Facebook’s share price never really went anywhere. The question then turned to what caused the poor performance. To help answer …

Facebook’s Rumored Reduced Guidance Facebook’s Rumored Reduced Guidance
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During the time before Facebook’s IPO, Mark Zuckerberg and Co. had been making their rounds to woo investors, and to better explain the direction of their company. Some of the suits feared Zuckerberg’s fashion sense, and some questioned Facebook’s viability …

Facebook’s Less Than Stellar IPO Performance Facebook’s Less Than Stellar IPO Performance
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Looking back to Friday, the day of the big Facebook IPO, we reported that there was some sort of technical issue that hampered trading early on. According to sources on the inside, it could all be traced back to a …

Rupert Murdoch Congratulates Zuckerberg on IPO Rupert Murdoch Congratulates Zuckerberg on IPO

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch congratulated Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s IPO, and urged him to continue working. Murdoch, who in the past lamented a lack of civility on Twitter, still takes to the platform to project his varied musings. Here he …

Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married After Big Facebook IPO Mark Zuckerberg Gets Married After Big Facebook IPO
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Mark Zuckerberg must be on top of the world right now. Facebook went public on Friday to the tune of $42 a share, even though it settled to $38 after a not so hot day.Regardless, it’s still a reason to …

Facebook Acquires Karma, A “Social And Mobile Gifting” Service Facebook Acquires Karma, A “Social And Mobile Gifting” Service

It’s been quite the busy day for Facebook. You may have heard: the company went public. They also acquired Karma, which is described as a social and mobile gifting service. The way Karma works, is: you send a gift, with …

Facebook’s Big Day: The Highlights Facebook’s Big Day: The Highlights
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The Facebook IPO has been dominating the news today. Unless you were present at NASDAQ or Facebook’s Menlo Park, California headquarters, it’s probable that you may have missed some details of the drama. It’s also very likely that you had …