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Paul Hawtin, CEO and founder of Derwent Capital, told CNBC, this is an opportunity for the insiders of Facebook to get some cash, so there could be a lot of selling pressure today.
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Facebook's 26 percent slide from its initial offering price may have investors who got in on the ground floor feeling resentful, but some fund managers are eager to see shares dip even further.
It’s a moment of truth for Facebook as shareholders evaluate whether to sell 271 million shares Thursday, as the first of several lockup period expires. That adds up to ten percent of shares outstanding.
Facebook shares are down more than 40 percent since its IPO, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
The FMHR traders discuss whether now is the time to buy shares of Facebook. Meanwhile Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital, offers insight on whether he anticipates Facebook selling ahead.
Scott Kessler, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, told CNBC that Facebook's lock up expiration has been over played, and they have upgraded the stock to buy from hold.
Hedge Funds unveiling their latest holdings in yesterday's flood of 13F filings. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.
Facebook sold 180 million of its shares in its initial public stock offering. Another 241.2 million came from existing stockholders, including the company's earliest investors and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Ben Mezrich, best-selling author, shares his final thoughts on writing books based on true stories, and his next new story.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Although Wednesday’s Facebook lock-up expiration might tempt shareholders to sell their shares, one analyst thinks the next major expiration in November will spur the real selloff.
Stocks eased off their session lows but still ended in negative territory Monday, with the S&P 500 snapping a six-day winning streak, amid ongoing worries over a global economic slowdown.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
'Temple Run' creators have turned their company's small size into an asset, not a disadvantage. Take a closer look at their strategy.
With 200 million shares hitting the market on Wednesday, could the "lock-up" signal a bottom for Facebook? Michael Pachter, Wedbush Securities analyst, weighs in.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin provides a preview of Groupon's earnings and discusses the outlook on social tech stocks, in general. With Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, and Mark May, Barclays senior analyst.
The Facebook spring is over. The dog days of August have taken hold, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's John Carney and Robert Frank discuss the details of Romney and Ryan's tax plan, and weigh in on whether investors will jump on Facebook shares after its lockup expires.