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CBS NewsFacebook IPO huge but no popSan Jose Mercury NewsSome investors had speculated Facebook's would rise much higher, after other social networking companies showed double-digit percentage gains in their recent debuts. With an IPO that raised $16 billion, at a share price that gives Facebook a total ...Facebook IPO: Now the work beginsCBS NewsFacebook's IPO fails to live up to all the hypemsnbc.comFacebook's IPO SputtersWall Street JournalCNET -Forbes -Washington Postall 14,204 news articles »
Facebook's IPO: success or failure?MarketWatchBy Therese Poletti, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Facebook Inc.'s IPO was not the soaring rocket ship everyone had been expecting. There were a few factors at play: the general overall jittery stock market, with the Dow falling 12 out of ...5 warning signs that time to invest in Facebook is overPuget Sound Business Journal (blog)all 5 news articles »
ABC NewsFacebook IPO: 'FB' Stock Closes Close to IPO Price But Still Biggest US Tech IPOABC NewsThe Facebook IPO generated intense attention from the media and investors on its opening day Friday, but it failed to generate much of a profit. The stock closed at $38.23 in Nasdaq trading, up just 23 cents from its initial price, when many analysts ...
The Guardian (blog)Facebook IPO averts 'odd lot' questionReutersShares of Facebook traded as high as $45, near the price of $50 that would keep many retail investors from placing a typical "round lot" order of 100 shares, because the total cost will be $5000 - considered a threshold for many investors.Facebook IPO: A View From the TrenchesWall Street Journal (blog)Facebook IPO averts "odd lot" questionChicago TribuneWho's the fool in the Facebook IPO? It may be youThe Guardian (blog)all 144 news articles »
China DailyRenren Declines Most on Record as Facebook IPO Optimism FadesBloombergBeijing-based Renren tumbled 21 percent, the most since its IPO a year ago, to $4.95 at 3:48 pm in New York. Before today, the shares had gained 76 percent this year on speculation the Facebook IPO may prompt investors to put a higher valuation on ...Why Facebook Popped on IPO DayDailyFinanceIs China the next big step for Facebook after IPO?China Dailyall 28 news articles »
MTV.comBono's Billion-Dollar Facebook IPO Haul: By The NumbersMTV.comBy Gil Kaufman U2 singer Bono was already an obscenely wealthy man before Friday's (May 18) Facebook IPO . But thanks to the 2.3 percent stake in the social networking site held by his Elevation Partners investment group (it is unknown how much of the ...Facebook IPO could make Bono the richest musician on EarthLos Angeles TimesFacebook IPO could mean big money for BonoCBS NewsDid the Facebook IPO Really Make Bono the Richest Rocker in the World?TIMEHuffington Post -RollingStone.comall 288 news articles »
Sci-Tech TodayCassidy: Facebook's IPO is more than a liquidity event in Silicon Valley ...San Jose Mercury NewsWe'll take another lukewarm IPO and the jokes about Faceplant, Saveface and the like. We'll take it because the Facebook IPO, whatever the stock's closing price, was a doozy. Early in the day, the man of the hour (and one-time Time man of the year) ...Mike Cassidy: Facebook's IPO is more than a liquidity event in Silicon Valley ...Kansas City StarCash from Facebook IPO Likely to Fund More StartupsSci-Tech TodayIn Silicon Valley, life doesn't stop for sudden wealth as locals seek next job ...Washington PostAtlanta Journal Constitutionall 791 news articles »
USA TODAYFacebook IPO may cause little change in US Stocks due to Europe WoesWashington Post“Facebook's IPO is symbolic of America's ability to re- ignite itself,” said Lawrence Creatura, who helps oversee $363.6 billion as a Rochester, New York-based fund manager at Federated Investors Inc. “It's bigger than just a financial event.US Stocks Slide Amid Lackluster Facebook IPO, Europe ConcernsWall Street JournalStocks in U.S. Slump Following Facebook IPO; Treasuries RetreatSan Francisco ChronicleUS STOCKS-Wall St flat after Facebook IPO fizzlesReutersUSA TODAY -CNN -Bloombergall 1,253 news articles »
ABC News (blog)With Facebook IPO in Spotlight, Brazilian Co-Founder Told Not to Return to USFox NewsFacebook's debut will be the third-biggest US IPO – or initial public offering – in US history. Zuckerberg, who turned 28 on May 14, plans to sell 30.2 million shares in the IPO offering. That will net Zuckerberg about $1.1 billion.With the Facebook IPO, missing Eduardo SaverinWashington Post (blog)Facebook IPO: Is co-founder Saverin cheating US out of $100 million in taxes?Christian Science MonitorFacebook IPO: Eduardo Saverin Defends Citizenship MoveABC News (blog)San Francisco Chronicle -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Forbesall 711 news articles »
The NASDAQ opening bell is rung remotely from Facebook's California headquarters by Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives as the company makes its debut on the stock market.
Facebook IPO, China Rejects Solar Ruling: Hot TrendsTheStreet.comBy Brittany Umar 05/18/12 - 09:32 AM EDT NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Popular searches on the Internet Friday include initial public offering as Facebook's(FB) IPO launches Friday. "We need a high price for it to work, but not uncomfortably so -- because ...and more »
Dive into Facebook's IPO? I don't think so [Video]Los Angeles TimesThat's the thing: A recent poll found that nearly half of respondents say they think taht Facebook is just a passing fad. But there's no denying the hoopla surrounding the company's IPO, and a sense that it'd be crazy not to get a piece of the action.Key points to weigh in Facebook IPONASDAQall 3 news articles »
New York Daily NewsFacebook IPO: Is co-founder Saverin cheating US out of $100 million in taxes?Christian Science MonitorBy renouncing his US citizenship, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin could save some $100 million in taxes from Friday's Facebook IPO. Senators call it 'tax avoidance,' and aim to block it. By David Grant, Staff writer / May 17, 2012 Sen.Facebook IPO catches lawmakers' attentionWashington Post (blog)Facebook IPO: Senators to Blast Co-Founder SaverinWall Street Journal (blog)Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin could be banned from ever returning to the ...ABC NewsCBS News -CNN International -New York Daily Newsall 586 news articles »
CIO TodayIf Facebook's IPO goes south, social, tech markets could take a hitComputerworld"Every IPO involves risk, but given the lofty valuation on Facebook, it involves even more risk." With Facebook expected to launch its IPO on Friday, anticipation is reaching a fever pitch. The social network company has about 900 million active ...Facebook Gets Religion for RevenueWall Street JournalThe Biggest Cost of Facebook's GrowthTechnology ReviewPoll: Half of Americans Call Facebook a FadCIO TodayBusiness Spectator -IBTimes.co.ukall 134 news articles »
Facebook Close to $38 IPO PriceWall Street JournalThe social network earlier this week raised the price range for its IPO to $34 to $38 a share, from $28 to $35 a share, in a sign of investor appetite for the offering. Facebook's IPO is a crowning moment for Silicon Valley's latest tech boom.and more »
CNBC.comFacebook IPO: How Stock Offerings Help the EconomyCNBC.comWhile the Facebook IPO is unique in size, investors are anxiously weighing the same critical questions they do each time a new company comes to market: is the IPO just a way for company founders and venture capitalists to cash out, or does it offer ...Facebook's IPO: A cautionary tale for the companyCNETSalesforce earnings, Facebook IPO due after hoursMarketWatchFacebook IPO: No 'Beatlemania' in Europe, AsiaCNNMoneyWashington Post -Christian Science Monitor -Wall Street Journalall 6,476 news articles »
Christian Science MonitorFacebook IPO: Who's resisting Facebook and whyChristian Science MonitorFour of every 10 Americans are not on Facebook. Will more join or has US growth peaked? Facebook IPO investors want to know: Can the resisters be persuaded to join the social network? By Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press / May 17, 2012 News about the ...Facebook resisters: Why some just refuse to join the social networkToronto Starall 338 news articles »
ForbesFacebook IPO: Buy Early And Buy As Much As You CanForbesThe Facebook IPO promises to be insane. People will buy. Employees will go beyond paper wealth. Small, tiny public shareholders and investors will get rich. It is the American way. Pundits, critics, and analysts far smarter than me have claimed it's a ...Facebook's IPO Is Under Serious Scrutiny But They Have An Unprecedented ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Frost & Sullivan: Facebook IPO -- A Good Buy?MarketWatch (press release)Facebook IPO: Risk Factors and dependanceZDNet (blog)Internet Evolution -New York Timesall 1,175 news articles »
Los Angeles TimesFacebook IPO fuels Bay Area spending boomLos Angeles TimesFacebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., is marked by a Hacker Way street sign. Employees and investors, expecting a big payday, are spending heavily ahead of the company's IPO. (Robyn Beck, AFP/Getty Images / May 15, 2012) By Jessica Guynn, ...Facebook IPO on Friday expected to raise $16BCityNewsAhead Of Facebook's IPO, Giddy Spending Blitz In Silicon ValleyCrabbyGolightly.comFacbook IPO: Demand Not What It SeemsBenzingaall 6 news articles »
NDTVSeveral brokerages stop taking Facebook IPO ordersReutersFacebook is going public with almost a billion users, nearly $4 billion in annual revenue and a popular brand name. On Monday Morgan Stanley, one of the 33 underwriters of the much anticipated IPO, told its advisers that it would cap the number of ...Who's A Broker's Best Friend In Facebook IPO?Wall Street Journal (blog)all 72 news articles »
ABC News (blog)Facebook IPO For Your College Fund?ABC News (blog)The drum beating over Facebook's upcoming IPO has created a supercharged atmosphere where investors are clamoring for a piece of the action. Take Jim Supple. He's already tried to buy the stock in advance of the IPO, so far without success.and more »
Why Facebook's IPO Will Pale Next To Google'sForbesSo, if you're pondering buying Facebook shares after the IPO (we'll assume you're not among the favored few who'll get shares at the actual offering price), ask yourself: with that more difficult business model, will Facebook match Google's fabulous ...and more »
The social network is set for a blockbuster debut, but JPMorgan's headache and Europe's woes are still top of mind.
Renren Leads ADRs Rebound on Facebook IPO Price: China OvernightBusinessWeekFacebook increased the price range on its IPO to as much as $38 a share from $35, a regulatory filing yesterday showed, implying a market value of as much as $104.2 billion. That would make Facebook worth more than Citigroup Inc. (C) (C) and McDonald's ...Social stocks rise before Facebook IPONASDAQOnline Dating is a Booming Trend in ChinaUncommon Wisdom DailyForget Facebook And Buy Renren For Its Takeover PotentialSeeking Alphaall 17 news articles »
USA TODAYFacebook IPO is no safe havenCNNMoneyI'd be stunned if Facebook (FB) didn't surge out of the gate. But it's a bit odd that people are willing to put blinders on and ignore all the macro risks in the market right now. It would be one thing if Facebook's IPO was set to debut at a time when ...Facebook IPO: Investors enamored. Users? Not so much.Christian Science MonitorAfter Facebook IPO, Zuckerberg's hardest test awaitsCNETFacebook IPO: Who is selling stock?San Francisco ChronicleDetroit Free Press -USA TODAY -Los Angeles Timesall 3,076 news articles »
International Business TimesFacebook IPO: Analysts Urge Facebook To Satisfy Advertisers More Amidst ...International Business TimesBy Carey Vanderborg: Subscribe to Carey's RSS feed As Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) prepares to make its IPO debut on Friday, Mark Zuckerberg and company upped the ante just days before, announcing that it would increase the number of shares in its initial ...Facebook or Google: Who Wins at Advertising?WebProNewsall 13 news articles »
Will Facebook's IPO make E-Trade party like it's 1999?MarketWatch (blog)For the newbie investor desperate to buy Facebook /quotes/zigman/9962609 /quotes/nls/fb FB at IPO, setting up an Etrade account seems likely the only hope to get rich off that first day pop. I'm not going to opine here about the wisdom of following the ...What We Can Learn From Facebook's IPOPC Magazineall 2 news articles »
Deals of the Day: In Facebook IPO, Frenzy, SkepticismWall Street Journal (blog)By Stephen Grocer Deals of the Day compiles this morning's biggest news about mergers and acquisitions, banking, bankruptcy and more. Catch us on Twitter, @WSJDealJournal. Facebook's IPO has set off a frenzy of anticipation among investors.and more »
Search Engine WatchFacebook IPO: Instagram Closing No Longer Expected in 2QWall Street Journal (blog)By David Benoit Facebook delivered a new filing bright and early Tuesday morning, including a new boosted valuation for the company, but also changing the disclosure around when it expects its $1 billion purchase of Instagram to close.Facebook IPO: Instagram worth more, no longer closing in Q2 2012ZDNet (blog)Facebook Updates IPO Filing, Raising Price Range To $34-$38Forbesall 8 news articles »
The GuardianSaverin dumps US citizenship ahead of Facebook IPOSan Francisco ChronicleGiving up his citizenship will allow him to avoid paying taxes on billions of dollars of capital gains when Facebook launches its IPO Friday. Singapore does not have a capital gains tax. Saverin gave up his citizenship in the first quarter of this year ...Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Renounces US Citizenship Before IPOHouston Chronicleall 327 news articles »
Reports indicate Facebook is releasing its IPO Thursday or Friday. Here's what you need to know before the news hits your social feed.
ForbesThe Facebook IPO - Seven Reasons Why It's More Important Than All Other Tech ...ForbesBut as Zuckerberg has made abundantly clear, Wall Street's measure of Facebook is only a detail in the company's vast ambitions. Here then are seveb reasons why – in my view – the Facebook IPO is by far the most important technology offering in history ...Facebook IPO could be Zuckerberg's $100 billion birthday giftCBS 47Facebook IPO, retail sales, JPMorgan ChaseCBS NewsFacebook IPO - Can You, Should You Buy It?OzarksFirst.comThe Seattle Times -BusinessWeekall 1,638 news articles »
Facebook Tax Windfall Won't Cure California's Budget CrisisForbesNo doubt about it, the state of California will get a tax windfall from the Facebook IPO, which is expected later this week. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Sunday that the deal will generate $250 million in additional personal income tax revenue ...Facebook co-founder quits US to avoid capital gains taxSalon (blog)all 2 news articles »
Boston.comFacebook CEO turns 28, IPO could be $100B giftBoston.comFacebook's chief executive turned 28 on Monday, setting in motion the social network's biggest week ever. The company is expected to start selling stock to the public for the first time and begin trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on Friday. The IPO ...To Hood Or Not To Hood, That's The $100 Billion Dollar Question?Inventorspotall 7 news articles »
Reynolds CenterLocalizing Facebook IPO: Find budding billionaires in your townReynolds CenterI've been putting some thought into ideas for localizing the upcoming Facebook IPO, but since few of us anticipate multi-billion dollar initial public offerings in our markets, and since few readers likely will be able to snap up early Facebook shares, ...
Moneycontrol.comFacebook IPO has halo effect for venture capitalistsCNBC.comBut Accel Partners, which initially invested $12.7 million in Facebook at a $98 million valuation back in 2005, the year after it was founded, is clearly the big winner. Come the IPO, the current stake of Accel and its affiliates will be worth $6.3 ...Facebook IPO to benefit venture capitalists like Accel Partners, Greylock ...Economic Timesall 36 news articles »
Moneycontrol.comFacebook IPO a bright spot as markets keep eye on EuropeMoneycontrol.comWall Street could get a chance to show just how much it `likes` Facebook in the week ahead. Facebook`s giant IPO is tentatively scheduled to price May 17, pending SEC approval. But Europe may continue to drive the action as markets navigate the ...and more »
Stuff.co.nzLessons in Disloyalty: Eduardo Saverin and The Facebook IPOThe Nation. (blog)The move allows the thirty-year old Saverin to avoid paying a significant chunk of the taxes he will owe on the windfall coming his way with the impending Facebook IPO. In making this decision, the Brazilian native did more than expose his blind ...Facebook Co-Founder Gives Up US Citizenship — Is He Ungrateful, or Heroic?TIMEFacebook Co-founder Renounces US Citizenship Ahead of IPO; New Tech Bubble in ...Muncie Free PressFacebook co-founder renounces US citizenship, draws heatCBS NewsFort Wayne Journal Gazette -Stuff.co.nz -Auburn Journalall 136 news articles »
ClickZFacebook's IPO: The social business implicationsZDNet (blog)By Dion Hinchcliffe | May 13, 2012, 2:24pm PDT Summary: With Facebook preparing for its IPO this week, some major changes are coming for the company. This same changes create competitive opportunities and all new challenges for the company.What the Facebook IPO means for marketersUtalkmarketingFacebook's Hidden AssetClickZForecast: Social ads to push 50% ad budgets by year's end?BizReportall 10 news articles »
New York Daily NewsSaverin's Citizenship Renunciation Before Facebook IPO Will Increase, Not ...ForbesEduardo Saverin, one of the founders and major shareholders in Facebook, has renounced his US citizenship just before the company's IPO. However, contrary to many media reports this is not going to reduce his current tax bill: far from it it will ...Facebook Co-Founder Saverin Renounces US Citizenship Ahead of IPOPC MagazineFacebook co-founder unfriends U.S.New York Daily NewsFacebook co-founder Saverin not only one to renounce US citizenship over taxesWashington PostWSBT-TV -WHTC -CNNall 322 news articles »
Jamie Dimon gets egg on his face, Facebook gets ready to go public.
NorthJersey.comFacebook IPO Roadshow Disappoints Some InvestorsCNBC.comFacebook disappointed some potential investors as it kicked off its IPO roadshow in New York on Monday. Hundreds of investors had lined up around the block in front of the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and ...Mark Zuckerberg arrives at Facebook's IPO roadshow in New York, line around ...San Jose Mercury NewsCalifornia, US to bank millions in taxes on Facebook IPONorthJersey.comFacebook IPO to make Mark Zuckerbeg Pay $903 million in TaxesINDOlinkFortune -Forbesall 367 news articles »
Facebook IPO: Top Analyst Rates Stock 'Outperform'CNBC.com (blog)Facebook has certainly found at least one 'friend' on Wall Street. Wedbush managing director, Michael Pachter. initiated coverage on the company with an outperform rating and $44 price target. On CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, Pachter told us the ...and more »
PanARMENIAN.NetReddit Founder Says He Won't Buy Facebook's Stock Due To Its CISPA SupportForbesWarren Buffett isn't the only investor holding off on buying shares in Facebook's IPO later this month. So is Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, and for a very different reason: Facebook's support of the controversial Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing and ...Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian won't invest in Facebook due to its CISPA supportThe Next Web (blog)all 5 news articles »
New York Daily NewsWarren Buffett won't invest in Facebook IPO, billionaire investor revealsNew York Daily NewsAs Facebook took its IPO show on the road Monday, at least one high-profile investor didn't "like" the idea of betting money on the social network. "We never buy into an offering," billionaire Warren Buffett told CNN at the annual meeting for his ...Buffett Will Pass on Facebook's IPOInvestorplace.comFacebook IPO road show today but Buffett is not buyingdomain-BWarren Buffet Isn't Biting on Facebook's IPOThe Atlantic WireBetabeat -Washington Post -CNBC.comall 799 news articles »
The GuardianIf Facebook's IPO kicks off a new tech bubble, where will you put your money?The GuardianThe second reason I recall eTattler so fondly today is the upcoming Facebook IPO. I have no idea whether the offering price will be appropriate, because I can't yet decide what I believe about Facebook's longer-term prospects.and more »
10 pint-sized IPOs to price in Facebook's shadowMarketWatchThe deals, none of which is larger than $200 million, are coming a week before Facebook Inc. (PRE-IPO:FB) is due to trade, and they will be pricing in the social-networking giant's shadow as it plows through its marketing roadshow.and more »
TheStreet.comAnalysts Offer Bullish Views on Facebook Ahead of IPOWall Street Journal (blog)Bhatia's view on Facebook is more positive. He set a one-year price target of $46 for the stock, solidly above the range of $28 to $35 a share targeted by Facebook for its IPO. “Facebook has 48% of the worldwide internet population, and they have half ...How Facebook Has 65% UpsideTheStreet.comAnalyst rates Facebook IPO a buy, sets $46 targetBizjournals.comBirmingham's Sterne Agee ups Facebook IPO from company estimateThe Birmingham News - al.com (blog)CNET -Forbes -24/7 Wall St.all 14 news articles »