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Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken on why the Facebook IPO debut cannot be measured traditionally.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Mandy Drury offer their "gloomy" and "sunny" stock picks.
A group of private exchanges has popped up in recent years to accommodate a fast-growing trading market in the private shares of the Internet companies like Twitter and LinkedIn. Facebook has driven much of this growth, emerging as the most actively traded private company by a wide margin, the New York Times reports.
Zynga shares soared Thursday amid Facebook IPO hype, but “Fast Money” pros aren’t buying the stock.
Richard Greenfield, co-head at BTIG Research, says there was real fear that Facebook would damage Zynga in the upcoming months.But Facebook "needs Zynga," he says.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a lackluster session Thursday following a handful of mixed earnings reports, decline in weekly jobless claims and ahead of the government's monthly employment report due Friday morning.
Facebook, which filed for its hotly anticipated IPO after the stock market close Wednesday, unveiled some surprises in its hefty 202-page regulatory document.
Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee analyst, explains why Zynga may not monetize its mobile connectivity, and why online gambling is a long shot for the company. The Fast Money traders weigh in on the trade.
Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Thursday's trading session.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Anxious investors not wanting to wait for Facebook’s public debut have been snapping up shares of companies that stand to benefit from the social-networking giant's mega-IPO.
Facebook made its long-awaited filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. It is expected to trade under the ticker symbol "FB."
Nasdaq OMX posted its second-best quarter ever on a non-GAAP basis Wednesday, in a declining volume environment. Bob Greifeld spoke to Maria Bartiromo in a CNBC exclusive interview.
Will the Facebook initial public offering be bullish or bearish for the stock market? Conventional wisdom is that big, headline grabbing IPOs are generally bullish for the overall stock market. But, conventional wisdom is often wrong — at least in the short term.
Facebook's planned initial public offering is the talk of the business media these days. I'm sorry to ruin the party, but what happened to Facebook violating a bunch of Yahoo!'s 1,100 patents in social and search?
Facebook’s biggest investor does not think there is a tech bubble and said he’s “pretty sure” the company can continue to grow for a long time once it becomes public.
Facebook could file for its long-awaited initial public offering as early as Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
How cool is Michael Grimes? Grimes is the global co-head of Morgan Stanley's technology investment banking group. He's the guy who is credited with making Morgan Stanley the number one shop for tech IPOs.
It is “inevitable” that Facebook will go public and when it does it could be “the largest offering in history,” said Sean Parker, the first president of the social-networking site, in an interview with CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Get ready for a busy year of media mergers and acquisition activity – that’s the headline from PwC’s Entertainment and Media Report.