Looks like Facebook is going public with its IPO next week-ish. Anyone actually plan on buying this flash-in-the-pan-gone-wild? I won't be shorting it in real life, but I plan to on CAPS. It's definitely lasted longer than myspace, and seems to have shut out G+ for now, but still... 100bil for a company that serves a few adds. Why not buy GOOG instead? Interested to see what happens...
Was going to write up some EPIC ranting about Black Friday ridiculousness and the general insanity of overconsumption, but my insane corporate retail job is eating up my day.
So instead, I'll just wish you a happy Buy Nothing Day.
May you avoid crowds, consumer-violence, corporate influence, hypercommercialization, and many other ills this day.
Just a heads-up, the group Anonymous is planning on erasing the NYSE on October 10th. See for yourself: [more]