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  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Energy; FB Slips Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    Stocks finished higher in relatively thin trading Wednesday, led by the energy sector and following a pair of better-than-expected economic reports, but investors remained cautious ahead of the two-day EU summit later this week.

  • Why Not Go Public? Here's Why Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    Facebook IPO hat

    Facebook’s recent IPO, the sharp drop in its share price, and the delay of other IPOs in the pipeline have reignited questions about why more U.S. companies aren’t going public and what’s behind the 15-year decline in the number of publicly traded companies.

  • Facebook Will Regain IPO Price...In a Year: Underwriters Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
    An image of Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., left, with Robert Greifeld, chief executive officer of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. remotely ringing the opening bell for trading is projected on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.

    A dozen analysts—whose firms took the social network public 40 days ago—believe it will be another 12 months until Facebook's beaten-down stock gets back to its $38 IPO price.

  • Why RBC Initiated FB at an Outperform     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    Andre Sequin, RBC Capital Markets, explains why he has an "outperform" rating on Facebook and a $40 target. CNBC's Julia Boorstin also weighs in on Facebook's mobile strategy.

  • Ex-Employee Talks Facebook and Mobile Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 12:38 PM ET

    Matt Cohler, now a general partner at Benchmark Capital, was one of the first five Facebook hires. He talked to CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” about Facebook’s focus and the growing importance of mobile.

  • Facebook Face-Off     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst, says that Facebook will be able to monetize mobile users in 1-3 years, but Brian Wieser, Pivotal Research Group analyst has a "hold" on the stock. Meanwhile Lennar says it sees improvements in pricing and volumes in most markets.

  • Meet One of Facebook's First Five Hires     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 11:19 AM ET

    Matt Cohler, Benchmark Capital, discusses his early days as one of Facebook's first few employees, and weighs in on how the culture at the tech giant has changed.

  • Time to 'Friend' Facebook?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    Wall Street's coverage of Facebook began with a mixed bag of ratings today. Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer & Co. senior analyst, explains why he has an "outperform" rating and a price target of $41 dollars on the stock.

  • Facebook Coverage Begins!     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 9:00 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team reports on today's market moving stories, including underwriters initiating coverage on Facebook; another signal the housing market is beginning to recover; and reports Google may unveil its new tablet today at its Developer Conference.

  • Futures Turn Mixed Ahead of EU Summit Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures briefly edged higher Wednesday following a better-than-expected durable goods orders report, but quickly erased gains to turn mixed again as investors remained cautious ahead of another EU summit later this week.

  • Stocks to Watch: LEN, GIS, MKC & More Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 8:03 AM ET

    Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:

  • Will Facebook Turn a Profit?     Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012 | 7:40 AM ET

    Can the social networking company capitalize on the information market? Vasant Dhar, NYU Stern School of Business professor, and Henry Blodget, Business Insider CEO & editor-in-chief, weigh in.

  • Zynga CEO Mark Pincus On Growth, Ads, and Making Money Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    The centerpiece of Zynga's 'Unleashed' was a new way to bring together its players across all devices and platforms, what it describes as a "game lobby."

  • Market Closes Higher on Mild Relief Rally Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 4:03 PM ET

    Stocks closed a choppy session higher, rallying from a morning dip but closing off the day's highs as a relief rally offered what likely will be little more than a brief respite from the turmoil ratting the market in June.

  • Zynga CEO: Excited for Facebook Ads on Zynga     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 3:15 PM ET

    Zynga has launched "Zynga With Friends," and CNBC's Julia Boorstin discusses advertising, the mobile industry and stock value with Mark Pincus, Zynga president & CEO.

  • Business Bracing for Bad Summer?     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    Small manufacturers are worried about the impact the "fiscal cliff" may have on their businesses, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Madelyn Alfano, Maria's Italian Kitchen owner and Beezer Molten, Half-Moon Outfitters founder, discuss their own strategies amid global worries.

  • How to Win Over Comparison Shoppers Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 2:05 PM ET

    It's rare that we purchase anything without checking out reviews, visiting Angie's List or asking friends on Facebook. How can your business reach and respond to those "hidden" buyers?

  • Sheryl Sandberg Added to Facebook Board     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Facebook has appointed its COO Sheryl Sandberg as its first female board member. Jeff Kilburg of Kilburg Capital and CNBC's Brian Shactman, share their opinions.

  • Analysts to Zynga: It’s Time to Move the Farm Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:21 PM ET

    While Zynga’s stock price is suffering, and user growth stalls, Neil Doshi, Citi’s interactive entertainment analyst says more mobile apps, and less Facebook reliance should get the game back on.

  • Flood of Facebook Research On Its Way     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Julia Boorstin report on the latest news in social media stocks; and Jeff Kilburg of Kilburg Capital, explains why he sees a Facebook rally ahead.