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For Facebook to live up to its larger-than-life public image, it will have to withstand a broader stock market where the overwhelming pressure is heading downward.
George Davis, CFO of Applied Materials, which makes equipment for chip foundries says the company is seeing strong demand. He adds that Facebook and other social networks are driving demand for mobile devices and mobile chips.
In a special edition of the Fast Money Final Trade, we ask where Facebook shares will close at the end of Friday’s session. The pros weigh in. You can too!
It will be difficult for investors to make money in Facebook by doing anything other than selling it into the aftermarket, he said.
With so much attention on Facebook, you might not have noticed what’s happened with Apple.
If you’re absolutely committed to getting involved with Facebook on Friday, this is how the Fast traders recommend doing it.
Clients have gone crazy for Facebook, say four financial advisors who relate that clients are saying the darndest things.
Facebook priced its historic initial public offering at $38, a share at the high end of the expected range of $34-$38, becoming the largest internet IPO in history.
Are investors selling Apple to raise cash to buy Facebook? It seems so, say several brokers who have been watching Apple's stock price fall.
Richard Greenfield, BTIG Research analyst, says Facebook is a buy for the institutional investor -- but be cautious. On the other hand, Anant Sundaram, a professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business, is in the "don't buy" camp.
After an IPO, insiders and major holders normally have to wait 180 days to sell shares. But that's not the case with Facebook.
Top venture capitalist Bill Gurley tells us after Facebook, there’s another social media company that will probably capture attention.
Bill Gurley, general partner at Benchmark Capital, tells us that focusing on the potential negatives in Facebook is probably the wrong way to look at this company.
The “Mad Money” host analyzes the No. 1 social network ahead of its $10 billion initial public offering.
Facebook is expected to start selling stock to the public for the first time on Friday, but is it worth buying?
Investors who couldn’t get in on the deal should avoid buying shares Friday, Cramer said.
“What's happening now is nothing like the insanity that gripped the market in 1999,” Cramer said.
A few hours before the oversubscribed, wildly sought after Facebook shares are priced for the company’s public debut, Max Wolff, analyst at GreenCrest Capital, said buying in now is like “buying a lottery ticket.”
Facebook doesn’t need the money. And investors say the price tag almost doesn’t matter. So how do you put a price on something that many say is priceless?
From Silicon Valley to Bollywood, the impending opportunity to buy Facebook shares is sparking conversation across all social networks.