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Facebook IPO: A Fast Money Primer for Retail Investors

Think you know all you need to know about trading Facebook? Don't be so sure, this IPO is unlike most others.

The Fast Money pros say, if you don't know what you're up against, by getting involved with Facebook right now, you stand to lose much more than you ever gain.

That's especially true if you're among the millions of Facebook fans interested in buying stock, but not regularly involved with the market.

Fortunately, the Fast Money team has sifted through the S1 filing, as well as other research, media reports and conversations with experts -- and they've put all their takeaways in one place.

Click here and find out what you absolutely must know. Go to: The Facebook IPO: A Fast Money Primer

Posted by CNBC's Lee Brodie



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