All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Investments’

Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price

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 of social networking history for somewhere in the neighborhood of $25, depending on when you buy. Starting first thing this …

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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, Facebook’s IPO brings an interest in public trading that reaches far beyond your typical investor. In fact, small investors, or …

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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 by the company and the remained will be sold after the Alibaba IPO, whenever that is. The deal was announced …

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Facebook’s Less Than Stellar IPO Performance

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 communication breakdown that left the big trading desks wondering, who bought what, and at what price. I would guess that …

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Facebook’s Big Day: The Highlights

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 concerns or obligations other than keeping up on Facebook news today. Luckily, the New York Post has been live-blogging the …

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Zuckerberg’s Commemorative Hoodie from Nasdaq

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 what it was? Of course, what else do you give the guy who can afford to buy just about anything, …

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Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected

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 period at about $45 after which it returned to its pre-negotiated $38 per share price. Business Insider is reporting on …

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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 the social networking giant, but if anything they predicted is true, individual investors now own a significant portion of the …

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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 per share price to skyrocket to over $70 during todays trading, it actually settled back to that $38 price rather …

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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 market closed that evening. More than 16 million Groupon shares changed hands that day. Now the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority …

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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 and that big advertising isn’t performing as well as hoped on the social networking platform, investors are hungry for Facebook …

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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 deal to determine what should be done with Yahoo’s large stake in the Chinese company. Apparently that deal came to …

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