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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 …

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 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 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, …

Yahoo and Alibaba Make Stock Deal Official Yahoo and Alibaba Make Stock Deal Official

Remember the $7 billion deal we were talking about on Friday with Yahoo and Chinese-based Alibaba? Well, they are making it official. Yahoo has agreed to sell off its shares of the Alibaba empire. A majority will be purchased back …

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 …

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 …

Zuckerberg’s Commemorative Hoodie from Nasdaq Zuckerberg’s Commemorative Hoodie from Nasdaq
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Just before this mornings Facebook IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg and a crowd of enthusiastic fans gathered outside Wall Street to ring the official bell. During the ceremony Nasdaq’s Bob Greifeld presented Mark with a gift to commemorate the event. Guess …

Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected
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Despite having the largest retail demand of any IPO in history, this morning’s much anticipated Facebook IPO debuted with less than stellar performance. While some experts expected stock prices to shoot over $70 per share, it only enjoyed a short …

Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever

Just before trading kicked off this morning, CNBC was reporting that Facebook’s IPO has generated the largest small investor interest in history. Now, it’s too early to say how those sentiments are figuring into who actually grabbed a piece of …

Facebook Didn’t Have The Showing Some Expected Facebook Didn’t Have The Showing Some Expected

It’s here and trading. The Facebook IPO is away! The market opened trading the stock at just over $42 per share, which is modest at about 10% more than the suggested $38 per shares negotiated price. While many expected the …

Groupon Stock Spike; Something’s Fishy? Groupon Stock Spike; Something’s Fishy?

Something looks fishy to regulators over on Wall Street. Groupon shares jumped an incredible 18.5% Monday from their close on Friday. Coincidently, Groupon announced their first profit ever in their first quarter earnings report for 2012, just after the stock …

Facebook IPO Will Earn Underwriters Some Big Cash Facebook IPO Will Earn Underwriters Some Big Cash

Yes it’s finally here. In less than one half hour Facebook will begin trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange in what is probably one of the most well publicized IPOs in history. Despite early warnings that Facebook is already overvalued …

Yahoo and Alibaba Come to a Compromise Over Shares Yahoo and Alibaba Come to a Compromise Over Shares

Before Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson offered his resignation at Yahoo he visited China several times and met with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma. The two CEOs along with Yahoo’s CFO Tim Morse and legal head Mike Callahan were working out a …

Facebook IPO Kicks Off at 11AM Today Facebook IPO Kicks Off at 11AM Today

It’s finally here, the day we thought they would infinitely delay. That’s right, its IPO day for Facebook. At 11am this mourning shares of Facebook will begin striding on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the ticker symbol “FB”. The offering …

Facebook Finally Sets Their IPO Stock Price at $38 Facebook Finally Sets Their IPO Stock Price at $38
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As you may recall, Facebook originally said they would price their stock somewhere between $28 and $34, but as investor interest seemed to outweigh available shares of the company, Facebook and their underwriters decided to add over 50 million more …

Famous IPOs: Where Are They Now? [Infographic] Famous IPOs: Where Are They Now? [Infographic]

While we sit and wait for the Facebook IPO to get rolling tomorrow morning, I thought it would be nice to take a look at past tech IPOs and see how they have progressed or regressed since going public. This …

Kayak Travel Search Engine Going Public Next Week Kayak Travel Search Engine Going Public Next Week
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You might remember Kayak, a popular travel search site, filed for an IPO back at the end of 2010, but poor market conditions caused them to hold off. As Robert Birge, Kayak’s chief marketing officer put it, “some companies have …