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Facebook's IPO

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May 17, 2012 – Comments (2) | RELATED TICKERS: FB

It's finally here. The eve of the most anticipated IPO in years. Facebook is set to officially start trading tomorrow under the NASDAQ ticker of FB and has already raised $16 billion in its IPO, setting its net worth at more than $104 billion. Interestingly, with the current valuation, Mark Zuckerberg will be richer than Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google. Yet according to Wordstream, a search marketing management company, Google destroys Facebook in their main area of profitability: advertising performance

Also, for a unique perspective on the hubbub surrounding the Facebook IPO, take a look at this article. It looks at the demand and the commotion through analysis of some of our cognitive functions such as availability bias, optimism bias, and selectiver perception.

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#1) On May 18, 2012 at 10:19 AM, drgroup (68.86) wrote:

It doesn't matter what the value of this company is at this juncture. The first hours of open trade will make short term speculators millions. The serious, by the books investor would be wise to let the smoke and mirrors of the first days trading settle, then move either long or short. The programs for trading this stock have already been written. It is damn near impossible to beat this kind of programmed system. Good luck...

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#2) On May 18, 2012 at 10:54 AM, drgroup (68.86) wrote:

You are witnessing the largest insider trading scam ever perpetrated on the investment world. Right out in plane sight, amazing.....

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