CNBC Anchors and Reporters

Jesse Bergman

Jesse Bergman
CNBC Producer


  • Facebook

    Facebook has seen a frenzy of demand in the run-up to its initial public offering. On Monday, the company increased the price range for shares, and 24-hours later, said it would be upping the size of the deal by roughly 25 percent.

  • Mark Zuckerberg is meeting would-be investors as the largest social-networking service begins marketing its initial public offering.

    The Facebook CEO vocally and repeatedly condemned Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher’s film “The Social Network,” which portrayed him as a somewhat petulant, self-absorbed, shallow, and at times simply obnoxious prodigy.  Despite all that, the film is actually helping his reputation dramatically, according to a new AP-CNBC poll.

  • Facebook

    Facebook is staring down some unnerving obstacles when it comes to key areas of monetization and growth: public distrust and display advertising apathy.

  • Facebook

    With its public company debut just a week away, Facebook is considering several different scenarios for its opening bell festivities, according to people familiar with the matter.

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    A deep and prolonged slump in natural gas prices has thrown much of the industry’s largest produces into a state of panic and turmoil. As prices have fallen, so have stock prices — with shares of natural gas giants like Chesapeake Energy spacer, Devon Energy spacer, and Encana spacer have fallen twenty-plus percent over the last year.

  • A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook’s highly-anticipated final private market transaction has priced on SecondMarket at a price of $43.50 (a record for the private market exchange), according to people familiar with the trade. That final trade values Facebook at roughly $109 billion.

  • Zynga

    Zynga is preparing to sell additional shares to the public as part of a secondary offering, according to people familiar with the situation. The online gaming company could file deal paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission as early as tomorrow, these people added.

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    Wall Street’s dogma has long been that grueling hours would be matched with job security — and a fat paycheck. That’s what led Tristan Walker to the trading floor. The 27-year-old grew up on welfare in Queens, N.Y., in the shadow of Manhattan’s towering skyline. The promise of being able to get rich quick was Wall Street’s lure.

  • With more than 900 million active users globally, it’s no surprise that Facebook’s initial public offering has become one of the most highly anticipated deals in history. The company officially filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 3 for an offering that could end up raising more than $13 billion, making it the biggest internet-related IPO on record. The social media titan is also expected to land a massive valuation – up to $96 billion. So, how would a Facebook IPO

    Just how historic is Facebook’s IPO compared to other internet-related deals? Find out.

  • Mark Zuckerberg

    While the clearing of all Facebook private market trades has been halted for three days, the market continues to operate on an as-normal basis and has not seized up as earlier reports indicated, according to people familiar with the matter.