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The Facebook Debacle

Bob Burnett | Posted 08.08.2012 | Business
Bob Burnett

There will be many possible themes for the 2012 Presidential election -- jobs, women's rights, and religious tolerance, among others. But a central theme should be "who do you trust to clean up Wall Street?"

Nasdaq CEO Can't Wait For His 'Life To Get Back To Normal'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.06.2012 | Business

Dear Facebook investors: Robert Greifeld is sorry you lost a bunch of money. And he'd really like you to leave him alone now. Greifeld -- chief exe...

Catherine New

Prepaid Cards Offer Highest Savings Rates With A Catch

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 06.06.2012 | Money

The best savings accounts might not be where you think -- not at a bank or credit union but at institutions known for charging fees rather than making...

Another Grim Milestone For Facebook Shares

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook's stock has fallen for the third consecutive day. The stock fell $1.03, or 3.8 percent, to close Tuesday at $25.87. It's 32...

Facebook's IPO May Harm Young Tech Startups, Expert Says

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business

Silicon Valley startup guru Paul Graham has issued a warning to entrepreneurs on the hunt for venture capital in the wake of Facebook's tumultuous pub...

I Bought Facebook but Not to Make Money

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology
Davis Schneiderman

Don't misunderstand. The hundreds of dollars I may have flushed down the black hole of venture capitalism will neither force me to eat Ramen Noodles nor cause me to delete my Facebook account.

Facebook Stock Falls Sharply -- Again

AP | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook's stock fell Friday with the broader market following a weak jobs report that showed the U.S. economy adding far fewer jobs ...

Facebook Stock Regains Some Strength

AP | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook's stock has regained some of its losses from the past few days. The stock jumped $1.41, or 5 percent, to close Thursday at ...

Facebook's Limp Stock Could Leave One State Strapped For Cash

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.31.2012 | Business

Facebook's underwhelming stock performance could end up spelling trouble for the state of California. The state was slated to net more than a billi...

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.

What Facebook Stock Is Worth

Dan Solin | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business
Dan Solin

Facebook's much discussed IPO has generated a lot of discussion about the "real value" of the stock. Much of the information being disseminated is both inaccurate and harmful to investors.

Were You "Punk'd" by Facebook?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 07.29.2012 | Business
Joanne Bamberger

Even though there is never a sure thing on Wall Street, many people thought this would be the exception. After all, it's Facebook we're talking about.

Facebook Crybabies

Aaron Harber | Posted 07.27.2012 | Money
Aaron Harber

The Blame Game Begins The recent spate of complaints about Facebook's unspectacular stock debut includes thousands of investors who were upset FB's i...

'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, ...

The Value -- and Valuation -- of Facebook

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

When it comes to Facebook, we are still trying to figure out two things: what it is worth to us, and how much it should cost.

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...

Hey Facebook, Zuck You!

Gavin Shulman | Posted 07.24.2012 | Comedy
Gavin Shulman

Sure, there might be cooler places on the Internet, but who feels like making the schlep? As much as we might despise it, we can't help but sign into it.

Facebook IPO Post-Mortem: Killer -- But Not for the Reasons You Think

Mark Cuban | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology
Mark Cuban

Say goodbye to the individual investor on Wall Street. Whatever positive impression they had of the IPO market and the stock market in general was just torched to the ground.

Trading Group Says It Lost Millions On Facebook IPO, Demands Nasdaq Pay It Back

Reuters | John McCrank and Ashutosh Pandey | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

By John McCrank and Ashutosh Pandey (Reuters) - Electronic trader Knight Capital Group said it suffered a pre-tax loss of $30 million t...

Egg on Their Facebook

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Andy Ostroy

The controversy surrounding Facebook's IPO further demonstrates the need for greater scrutiny and regulation of the type of cowboy trading practices that nearly destroyed our economic system four years ago.

Facebook's Fiasco

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.23.2012 | Business

Thing One: Welcome To Facebook's Nightmare: The Facebook IPO has quickly turned from a mild embarrassment into a five-alarm nightmare. While hundr...

10 Reasons to Be Suspicious About Wall Street's Facebook Fiasco

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here are ten reasons why it makes sense to be suspicious of the Facebook IPO, starting with the fact that any overview of the three institutions which handled it might best be described as "rounding up the usual suspects."

Regulators Probing Morgan Stanley's Handling Of Facebook IPO

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 07.22.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators are examining whether Morgan Stanley, the investment bank that shepherded Facebook through its highly publicized stock ...

Mark Gongloff

Facebook Value Down About $15 Billion In Three Days

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business

Facebook shares are melting down again on Tuesday, and though the rest of the stock market doesn't seem to care, it should: This episode will likely f...

Facebook Stock Plunges After IPO: Here's Why

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI and BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 07.22.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — Facebook was supposed to soar. Instead, it plunged. After the social network's stock fizzled on Friday in its long-awaited debut, it...