Facebook IPO - has anything changed since 2001?
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With this IPO, even an an old cynic like me eventually thinks "nah, now that could never happen, surely" - it does. SEC enquiries, Class action law suits.... Reuters : Facebook Inc and lead underwriter Morgan Stanley were sued by shareholders who cl ...

In Facebook IPO Probe, Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed | Google+ Photographers Conference | NY Weighs Anonymous Commenting Ban
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 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Massachusetts Joins Growing Crowd Probing Facebook IPO ( PC Magazine ) Massachusetts regulators on Tuesday issued a subpoena to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter for Facebook’s i ...

CNBC’s Jim Cramer De-Friends Facebook In The Ultimate Flip Flop
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On his program Mad Money last week, CNBC’s Jim Cramer couldn’t poke his viewers enough about Facebook. “If you can get in on the actual IPO, then I think Facebook is a no brainer,” Cramer said confidently. “We all know this one’s going to pop like c ...

Facebook founder faces lawsuits as questions mount over IPO
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Shareholders have filed a lawsuit accusing Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his advisers, including Morgan Stanley, of concealing from them a 'severe and pronounced reduction' in revenue growth Facebook's initial public offering was meant to fuel a tec ...

Judge Napolitano On Facebook IPO Suits: Could Be ‘Largest Class Action In The World’
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With Facebook’s public shares declining speedily in value after the IPO last week, many investors who bought into the stock and have lost large amounts of money are wondering whether legal causes of action exist against Facebook and those who put th ...

Mark Zuckerberg, Morgan Stanley Sued Over Crappy Facebook IPO [Facebook Ipo]
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# facebookipo Facebook's stock continues to perform more embarrassingly than your grandmother on Facebook. Now Facebook's disastrous IPO has descended, predictably, into a morass of lawsuits as investors scramble to recover their losses. This is so ...

Facebook's IPO debacle: greed, hubris, incompetence … | Heidi Moore
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And perhaps worse: if Facebook had set out to showcase a car-crash of an IPO, it could not have done it better It is three trading days after Facebook went public, and we now know that the IPO will live forever in the history books – just not in the ...

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sees stock tumble amid IPO lawsuits
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Now they call it Fadebook – shareholders call in lawyers as stock price tumbles and regulators are not far behind Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has gone from hero to zero as the stockmarket flotation of the decade flounders amid lawsuits and a ...

Instagram's Price Tag Is Back Down To $1 Billion (FB)
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The headline figure was that Facebook had bought Instagram for $1 billion. That's not precisely true. Facebook bought instagram for $300 million in cash, and 22,999,412 shares of stock.  When Facebook and Instagram signed their deal, that worked out ...

CNBC's Jim Cramer Loses Face On Facebook
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Why anyone would swallow CNBC 's mad money man Jim Cramer' s in your face stock orgasms is beyond me.  The neurotic blowhard has a track record of not knowing WTF he's talking about. Last week it was “ Facebook is a no-brainer. We all know this one’ ...

Facebook accused of misleading investors
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Law firm Robbins Geller co-ordinating class lawsuit alleging that Facebook and its bankers cut their revenue growth forecasts Facebook, Morgan Stanley and some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley are being pursued over the social network's disastr ...

Shareholders sue Facebook, banks over botched IPO
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The hype surrounding Facebook has rapidly turned sour since the company went public in a media frenzy last Friday. ...

Mark Zuckerberg Earns More Than $1B in Facebook Stock Sale
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Facebook's initial public offering last week is now largely considered a dud, the victim of technical problems from Nasdaq and investor... ...

Morgan Stanley Under Scutiny for Facebook IPO Forecast
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Erin Carlson At issue: whether investors received banks' new estimates ahead of the social network's much-hyped initial public offering. read more ...

As Facebook Share Price Free-Falls, SEC Plans to Investigate 'Issues' in Company's IPO
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Facebook’s much-hyped initial public offering hasn’t exactly gone according to plan -- at least not for small investors. The stock price fell further today, and that’s the least of the company’s problems, Deadline.com reports.The story reports: “SEC ...

The winners and losers from Facebook's IPO hype | Dean Baker
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So far investors have given Facebook's IPO a cool reception. But even if its shares tank, you can bet insiders will stay rich It is too soon to tell whether Facebook shares will end up being a good buy or a turkey, but the reaction to the initial pub ...

Investors Unfriend Facebook As SEC Investigates IPO “Issues” And Reports Point To Major Sales Screw-up
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may rue the day he agreed to take his company public. The share price fell 8.9% today — to $31.01, or $6.99 below the offering price on Friday — after SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said that her agency plans to investigate “ ...

The Facebook IPO Was an Inside Joke [Facebook Ipo]
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# facebookipo Facebook's stock continues to suck harder than a Northwestern University freshman on a 5-foot bong in his profile pic. And the fallout from the most hyped IPO in history bursts not just the illusion that Facebook is actually worth $100 ...

More Evidence That We're Clearly In A Tech Bubble* (FB, LNKD, YELP, ZNGA)
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We were browsing a fine website when we saw this:  This is so typical of the current discussion on the "tech bubble" that we had to memorialize it. "Everything's crashing, so it's clearly a bubble!" When there was a tech bubble, companies with no pr ...

Facebook releases New Pages App
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Over the past couple of days, Facebook has released its app for Facebook Pages Admins to monitor their page’s activity, post from their page, and monitor the page metrics. What does this tell us about Facebook? They want more activity, more stories, ...

Get Ready for the Facebook Prosecutions
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Whoa. I would not want to be one of the investment bankers responsible for the Facebook IPO right about now. Henry Blodget writes: And now comes some news about the Facebook ( FB ) IPO that buyers deserve to be outraged about. Keep reading this post ...

Facebook IPO Not Selling on Social Media
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Facebook’s May 18 IPO—which set the market value of the social-networking giant at $105 billion—sparked significant discussion on Twitter, blogs and Facebook itself, with more expressions of skepticism than confidence ab ... ...


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