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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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Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors with Modest Compensation

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, the exchange organization has been notifying brokers that it plans to submit the proper filings tomorrow in order to begin …

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Facebook Might Switch to NYSE after Nasdaq Failure

Facebook stock closed at $31.99 per share yesterday, and some speculate that there truly is no limit on how low it can go. One of several factors that might’ve contributed to the sensational IPO’s less than stellar performance was an alleged technical problem at NASDAQ early on, which has prompted some investors to sue, and likewise drew the attention of …

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Facebook Stock Closes at $32 on Wednesday

Facebook stock is once again closing in the $30 price range at $31.99 as the Nasdaq market closed at 4PM today. It opened at $31.37, rose as high as $32.50, and dipped as low as $31.36. So not a lot of variety there. Of course, the stock prices themselves haven’t really been the news as far as the Facebook IPO …

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Morgan Stanley to Adjust Facebook Prices for Retail Customers

Good news for early Facebook IPO investors who may have been a victim of Nasdaq’s computer communication glitch, Morgan Stanley is reviewing all of the trades that went through on that day. As you remember, trading was delayed by a half hour Friday morning as big bank trading desks attempted to verify who bought what and at what price. The …

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Facebook IPO Scandal: Was the Nasdaq Glitch Real?

Perhaps we are all overreacting to the Facebook/Nasdaq/Morgan Stanley issue by calling it a scandal. But experience has taught many of us a valuable lesson; if it looks like a fish, swims like a fish, and smells like a fish, it’s probably a fish. As we just reported last hour, Investors in New York and California have filed lawsuits against …

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Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO

Maryland Facebook investor Phillip Goldberg has just filed a complaint against Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. regarding “badly mishandled” trades upon the social network’s IPO. Goldberg aims to represent a group of investors who saw orders not processed correctly, which prompted them to lose money. Goldberg went through Charles Schwab to try to trade shares, and perhaps ran into some snags …

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