Trader Talk

The Facebook Listing and Co-Branding

A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
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What does a Facebook listing mean materially for the Nasdaq? Probably not much. But it is a psychological victory, and that is important.

But the battle for social media is still a toss-up: the NYSE did get LinkedIn and Yelp and Pandora.

There's a couple things everyone agrees were not huge factors for Facebook (ticker: FB):