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James Gorman, Morgan Stanley chief executive, has defended his bank’s performance as lead underwriter on Facebook’s public offering, despite waves of criticism from investors and a potential legal review of the deal’s marketing, the Financial Times reports.
Facebook raised the roof off Wall Street with its initial public offering, which had a target valuation on the social-media giant as high as $104 billion. To see where Facebook’s IPO stands now, here are some questions and answers with updates as they happen.
The stock sank without the full support of the company's underwriters, leaving some investors down nearly 25 percent from where they were Friday.
Stocks closed near session lows Friday, with all three major averages posting their worst weekly drop this year, as investors were cautious ahead of the weekend amid fears over the euro zone and euphoria over Facebook's trading debut fizzled.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into some broader themes when looking at the first day of Facebook as a public company.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president, discusses how his company relies on "sharing" content and why it gets double the traffic from Facebook than Google.
Let me propose something that not many people are saying Friday morning: Facebook’s initial public offering price may be too low. Mark Zuckerberg may have been hustled by Wall Street—like so many other tech company founders.
Looking for outperformance? Jon Najarian thinks you’ll find it in the social media space.
Find out why the “Mad Money” host not only likes the Facebook IPO, but the company’s prospects in general.
It's not every day all four underwriters of an initial public offering come out with less than superlative ratings on that company, but that's what's happened with daily-deal site Yelp.
Discussing Yelp's business model and the role advertisers play in the company, with Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer senior analyst.
Europe recovering a bit, no doubt helped by European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure, who said that the bank still had the option of buying Spanish government debt under its Securities Market Program. Also helping: Alcoa, up 5 percent pre-open.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Sharing perspective on what Facebook's listing means for the Nasdaq, with Richard Repetto, Sandler O'Neill and Partners.
What does a FB listing mean materially for the Nasdaq? Probably not much. But it is a psychological victory, and that is important. But the battle for social media is still a toss-up.
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s midday movers:
Find out how the “Mad Money” host recommends gaming this Web-based IPO.
Silicon Valley has a new batch of billionaires. Rob Cox, Reuters Breakingviews editor, says these billionaires are starting to resemble Robber Barons.
Many retailers rung up strong sales during the holiday season, putting them in a position to leverage this success in an initial public offering, said Ted Vaughan, a partner in the retail and consumer products practice of BDO USA.
Stocks finished off their worst levels Monday but still ended in the red as renewed concerns over Greece and slowing growth in China overshadowed better-than-expected economic news in the U.S.