If the Facebook IPO is to succeed, it will have to overcome a less-than-stellar history of similar technology offerings that started quickly out of the gate but faltered shortly thereafter.
After all the hoopla leading up to Facebook's New York roadshow, the actual event didn't go quite as smoothly as planned, irking some investors.
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.
Facebook, which plans to make a market debut this month that could value it at $86 billion, is the stock that everyone seems to want. The NYT reports.
Facebook is selling 180 million shares – the proceeds of which it will keep. Other stockholders will sell 157.4 million shares, and those proceeds will not go to Facebook.
Recent violent drops in stocks such as Green Mountain, Chesapeake Energy and Netflix are tempting value investors to go against one of the oldest sayings on Wall Street: “Don’t try to catch a falling knife.”
While some investors fear a technology bubble, Marc Andreessen, founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, begs to differ.
Although Zynga beat earnings and revenue estimates on Thursday, one analyst told CNBC that the company may be experiencing the effect of the slowing of Facebook’s social game market.
We'll find out, through a series of interviews with innovators, where the investment opportunity is now, and what the rapid pace of change means for economic growth.
Looking for outperformance? Jon Najarian thinks you’ll find it in the social media space.
Discussing the future of Facebook amid weaker performance from Zynga and Groupon, with CNBC's Jon Fortt, Julia Boorstin and John Carney.
The game site company beat Street expectations but posted a net loss in the first quarter as costs jumped sharply. Mark May, Barclays Capital analyst and Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, break down Zynga's numbers and the play on the stock.
Take a look at some of Friday's morning movers.
Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst breaks down the mobile media giant's earnings results and weighs in on the company's outlook and competition.
Allscripts shares plunge in a slew of bad news, Amazon shoots up of blowing out earnings, SBux matches but shares fall, Europe’s debt woes weigh on the market.
Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:
Stocks closed near their best level in thin trading Thursday, with the S&P rallying to 1,400, as hopes for further stimulus from the Federal Reserve seemed to overshadow worries over the jobs market and some tepid earnings reports.
Zynga’s earnings, revenue, and user growth all came in slightly higher than expected.
The company reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street's expectations on Thursday, sending its shares higher in extended-hours trading.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Zynga's Q1 earnings, saying monthly active users increased 24%, but average daily bookings are only up 8%.