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  • Facebook More Like Face-Bomb Monday, 21 May 2012 | 3:14 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg ringing the Nasqaq bell.

    Still waiting for your buy and sell orders on Facebook spacer to clear? That's ok, it's only money. A lot of money. Your money. In honor of the most astounding trading event of the year, Josh Brown renamed the Facebook IPO "Face-plant", which I thought was pretty funny.

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    "All the buy-side institutions are shorting it," says one pro. "So there's no reason to jump in here. You're catching a falling knife."

  • Facebook Shares Fall Below IPO Offering Price Monday, 21 May 2012 | 12:53 PM ET
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    The stock sank without the full support of the company's underwriters, leaving some investors down nearly 25 percent from where they were Friday.

  • A Different Take on Facebook Monday, 21 May 2012 | 12:50 PM ET
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    Behavioral finance specialists will have a field day with the Facebook IPO as it speaks volumes to an issue that differentiates them from those that espouse the efficient market hypothesis.

  • Nasdaq's Facebook Fallout Monday, 21 May 2012 | 12:03 PM ET
    Nasdaq's Facebook Fallout

    Shares of Facebook are falling roughly 12% today and Apple is rallying, spiking 3%. The FMHR traders discuss Facebook's performance as a stock and the Nasdaq's technological difficulties, with Rich Repetto, Sandler O'Neill principal.

  • Carly Fiorina: Nurture Innovation, Don't Regulate It Monday, 21 May 2012 | 9:55 AM ET
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    Now that we have finished with the breathless minute-by-minute coverage of the Facebook IPO, perhaps it’s time to step back and think about its implications for politicians and policy-makers, says former HP CEO Carly Fiorina.

  • Facebook: Trading Day Two Monday, 21 May 2012 | 8:00 AM ET
    Facebook: Trading Day Two

    Will Facebook's shares trade below its IPO price of $38? Darren Chervitz, Jacob Internet Fund research director, and Dick Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO, weigh in the future of the social networking company and discuss Yahoo's impending deal with Alibaba.

  • Facebook IPO papers

    The technical issues that marred Facebook‘s first day as a public company on Friday were embarrassing, but were not responsible for the decline in the social network’s stock price that led to an almost flat close for the day, the chief executive of the Nasdaq OMX Group said on Sunday.

  • Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg Marries Sweetheart Saturday, 19 May 2012 | 11:24 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg updated his status to "married" on Saturday.

  • SEC to Review Nasdaq-Facebook Trading Issues Friday, 18 May 2012 | 5:14 PM ET
    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal hangs on the facade of its building in Washington, DC.

    The Securities and Exchange Commission indicated after the market close Friday that it would review trading issues on the Nasdaq related to Facebook’s initial public offering.

  • Facebook's Bizarre Timeline Friday, 18 May 2012 | 4:26 PM ET
    Facebook's Bizarre Timeline

    CNBC's Seema Mody rounds up all the action surrounding Facebook's debut on the Nasdaq today.

  • Facebook IPO: Big Volume, But Little to Show For It Friday, 18 May 2012 | 4:00 PM ET
    A Facebook Inc. IPO announcement flag flies outside of JPMorgan Chase & Co. headquarters in New York.

    Facebook set a record for volume on its first day of trading, but the stock otherwise failed to live up to all the hype.

  • Facebook's Closing Bell Price Friday, 18 May 2012 | 3:58 PM ET
    Facebook's Closing Bell Price

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the performance of Facebook on its first day of trading on the Nasdaq.

  • Reticent Rich: Preferred Style in Silicon Valley Friday, 18 May 2012 | 2:57 PM ET
    Silicon Valley, California

    Here in one of the richest corners of the country, the tech elite display an ambivalent, sometimes contradictory approach to wealth. Money is a measure of the power of the companies that entrepreneurs have built, rather than a thing to display.

  • Facebook: Buy, Sell or Hold? Friday, 18 May 2012 | 1:26 PM ET
    Facebook: Buy, Sell or Hold?

    Discussing Facebook's first trading day on the Nasdaq and comparing it to Google's IPO and growth, with Chris Baggini, Turner Titan Fund. "Longer term, [Facebook] has a lot of upside opportunity," says Baggini.

  • Was the Facebook Deal Overhyped? Friday, 18 May 2012 | 1:21 PM ET
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    With Facebook shares trading close to their $38 offer price and revelations that retail investors got a larger-than-expected slice of the $18.4 billion IPO, market watchers are questioning whether the social network’s debut was overhyped — not just in the media, but in the investor community.

  • Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Day: What Does It Mean? Friday, 18 May 2012 | 12:25 PM ET
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    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into some broader themes when looking at the first day of Facebook as a public company.

  • Nasdaq Investigating Issue in Delivering Trade Execution Messages

    Facebook's IPO is drawing the highest retail demand ever. Dan Rosensweig, Chegg president and CEO; Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder; and the FMHR crew, explain the significant drop in the stock early on in its trading.

  • Koita: Will Facebook Revolutionize Healthcare?  Friday, 18 May 2012 | 11:30 AM ET
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    "The healthcare industry is being significantly impacted by Facebook and social media. The use of these social media channels has led to a significant shift in the way we engage internally as well as with the external world. "

  • Facebook Investors Friday, 18 May 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    Facebook now boasts more than 750 million users, but its investors make up a much more exclusive group. With Facebook likely to go public in late 2012 at a valuation north of $100 billion, these early investors stand to cash in on the social network's success. In the slides that follow, meet the angels, venture capitalists, and global investors who have made big bets on Facebook.

    Click to see who Facebook’s investors were pre-IPO, and how much of a stake they have in the company.