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Nasdaq Glitch Blamed for Facebook’s Abysmal IPO Performance

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 to combine more than 40 state and federal lawsuits brought against Facebook and their lead underwriters stemming from the events …

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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 the investment. The first point they raise involves small investors, and the mentality they took when evaluating the investment. According …

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Facebook Blames Nasdaq and Wants to Consolidate IPO Investor 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 even Facebook itself. According to what an inside source told the New York Times, Facebook intends to file a motion …

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UBS Lost $350 Million on Facebook IPO Trades

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 glitch left big bank trading desks blind to who bought what and at what price. UBS was one of the …

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Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work

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 subsequent purchasing decisions. In what could be a strange coincidence, Facebook shares are on the rise again today. Currently stocks …

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Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook IPO Investor Compensation Plan

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 to handle claims made by larger investment firms who either couldn’t buy, or couldn’t sell at the current market price …

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Facebook Stock on the Rise as Nasdaq Sets Aside Millions to Compensate Investors

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 $27 for a short time. The Nasdaq closed with the shares trading at $26.81. Also adding to the bright side …

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Facebook Stocks Finds New Low at $25.75

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 its momentum. But, perhaps it speaks to the climate on Wall Street overall. Groupon also experienced record low stock prices …

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Facebook Stock Hammered Below $27

More bad news for Facebook investors; shares fell as low as $26.57 this morning. While the stock is currently trading at over $27, there’s nothing to indicate it will make back up to its targeted $38 per share price anytime soon. Of course, this isn’t news to anyone who has been following the Facebook IPO, It has been one bad …

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Facebook Stock Plummets Below $27.25

Yes, it is finally here, Facebook stock has fallen below the $28 per share price many investors have been waiting for. Still, more pessimists are saying they’ll wait for it to fall to $10, but I suspect those days won’t arrive. Currently shares of Facebook are trading at $27.20, but they are rapidly falling as I write this. You might …

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Morgan Stanley Praised for Facebook IPO by COO

Morgan Stanley Chairman and Chief Executive, James Gorman is defending the work they did on the Facebook IPO, claiming they played it 100% by the book and that also, he isn’t aware of any dissent regarding Facebook share prices or anything else, as far as the underwriters are concerned. In fact, last Friday, Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg called …

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Facebook Stock Dips Below $30 Today

I’m sure the experts are happy to see Facebook shares dip to the $30 range today. In fact, shares hit an all time low of $29.57 earlier this afternoon, signifying that demand isn’t anywhere near what Facebook and its underwriters were hoping for at the time of the IPO’s launch. If you recall, Facebook had a very modest showing on …

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