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Facebook: SEC Should Investigate the Pump and Dump

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Facebook isn't the worst example of financial shenanigans that need investigation by the SEC, but I've chosen to give it attention recently because the general public can easily understand the mechanics of a stock pump and dump.

Alexander Eichler

The Lawsuits Against Mark Zuckerberg Are Still Piling Up | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Suing Mark Zuckerberg is turning into a national pastime. On June 1, three Facebook shareholders -- David Goldberg, Kevin Hyms and Garrett Garrison...

Facebook Flubs? You Can Still Make Money!

Ebong Eka | Posted 07.30.2012 | Money
Ebong Eka

I can't help you with past mistakes nor am I quick to say that buying Facebook is a mistake. However, here are some important tips the average investor has to know BEFORE investing in the market.

Facebook IPO -- How Wall Street Lost the Retail Investor, Again

Daniel Dicker | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business
Daniel Dicker

All Wall Street needed to do was deliver a fair price -- an honest price -- to the common, middle-class investor. Instead, what they delivered was a shafting of the retail investor to the benefit of their best customers; the venture capitalists, prime brokers and inside institutions.

'Emotions Got The Better Of Me'

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 05.27.2012 | Money

-- To say that Facebook's debut as a public company was bungled is something like saying Facebook is a website you might have heard of. Either way, ...

Wall St. Cashes In On Facebook Stock Plunge While Ordinary Investors Lose Millions

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.24.2012 | Business

In case a reminder was needed, the fallout from the Facebook IPO illustrates that Wall Street appears to be designed to serve the well-connected at th...

Wall Street Braces For Facebook Debut

Alexei Oreskovic and Olivia Oran | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK, May 17 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is set to raise up to $18.4 billion in its IPO and become the first U.S. company to be worth m...

Facebook's First Backers Feel The Love As IPO Approaches

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - For the handful of venture capitalists who backed Facebook (FB.O) in its early days, a huge financial payoff is not the...

Which Facebook Investors Are About To Get Rich(er)?

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

On Wednesday, Facebook submitted its S-1 filing to the SEC in preparation for going public, which according to Business Insider is a move that will cr...

Can You Cash In On The Facebook IPO?

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

Facebook filed its hotly anticipated initial public offering Wednesday afternoon, but for the average investor, the news that shares of the company wi...


Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

By Lauren Tara LaCapra and Jennifer Saba (NEW YORK) - A group of Facebook shareholders is seeking to offload $1 billion worth of shares on the se...

Facebook Raises $1B More From Non US Investors

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook said Friday it has raised $1 billion from non-U.S. investors, which combined with an infusion from Goldman Sachs and Russia's Di...

Facebook Valued At $6.5 Billion As Russian Investor Expands Stake

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies has begun buying more shares in Facebook, seeking to expand its stake in the world's No. 1 social net...

Investors: FACEBOOK Worth Just $2B To $3B, Far Cry From $15B In 2007

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facebook has been holding exploratory meetings with private-equity firms about raising another round of funding, but the two sides are $3 billion apar...

Hong Kong Billionaire Invests $60 Million In Facebook

All Things Digital | Kara Swisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While a lot of people were beginning to doubt Facebook's ability to raise more money after getting a lofty $15 billion valuation following a $240 mill...