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What's Next for Facebook's Flagging Stock? Perhaps Investors Will Finally Get Real.

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As everyone with a pulse knows, Facebook shares took another dive Friday to reach the lowest level yet since its ignominious public offering in May. Shares closed at $18.06, down 5.4 percent, which is half of its happier $38 IPO price. Actually, more than half with a 52.3 percent...
What's Next for Facebook's Flagging Stock? Perhaps Investors Will Finally Get Real.

Options Traders Gird for End of Facebook Lockups

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Options traders are betting Facebook Inc.’s shares will face new headwinds as investor-lockup periods end in the coming weeks. That would continue a trend established earlier this year when peers Groupon Inc. and Zynga Inc. faced similar circumstances — the expiration of rules that temporarily barred early investors from selling...
Options Traders Gird for End of Facebook Lockups
Facebook Shares Up 6.1 Percent In The Wake Of Biggest Lockup Expiration, Irrational Changes Are Over

Facebook hits low, as insiders sell stock -- the first in what could several waves of selling

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Facebook’s stock fell nearly 7 percent after trading started this morning, hitting a new low of $19.76. The stock is at $19.90 as I publish. The downward pressure comes from a massive sale of shares by company insiders — board members, institutional investors and executives — who are doing so...
Facebook hits low, as insiders sell stock -- the first in what could several waves of selling

Hurricane Sandy And NASDAQ Closure Interferes With Post-IPO Facebook Stock Lockup

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Another unfortunate effect of Hurricane Sandy—Facebook employees and shareholders whose lockup expired today may have to wait a few more days before selling shares. Today, lockups expired on 234 million shares, allowing these shareholders to trade their stock on the public markets. Except, the public markets are closed today, due...
Hurricane Sandy And NASDAQ Closure Interferes With Post-IPO Facebook Stock Lockup

7 Gorgeous short films that capture the magic of letterpress printing

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Traditional letterpress printing is a beautiful, time-honored tradition that has survived over 500 years. But within the past few decades, modern computers have led these classic machines to their graves. Obviously, computers are wonderful things, and a great designer can create something amazing with nearly any tool. That said, there’s...
7 Gorgeous short films that capture the magic of letterpress printing

Zynga Files for Stock Offering by Shareholders

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Zynga Inc. filed plans for a secondary stock offering by certain shareholders as the social-gaming company looks to increase its public float. Zynga won’t receive any proceeds from the offering. A person familiar with the matter had said that Zynga investors planned to sell stock in the near future, just...
Zynga Files for Stock Offering by Shareholders

Yes, A Facebook Insider Dumping Nearly His Whole Stake Should Make You Nervous...

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Insider selling is rarely a positive sign for a company. At best, it's a neutral event: An officer, director, or existing shareholder deciding to diversify his or her risk and trimming exposure to the company. At worst, it's a sign that insiders are nervous about the future of the...
Yes, A Facebook Insider Dumping Nearly His Whole Stake Should Make You Nervous...

Facebook insider Moskovitz still unloading IPO stock daily

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As previously reported, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz disclosed on August 24 that he had sold 900,000 shares of Facebook stock over the six business days following the "lockup" of the stock awarded to him during the IPO. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) he has been...
Facebook insider Moskovitz still unloading IPO stock daily

Massive Facebook Lockup Expires, But Shares Still Soar

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Facebook's stock is soaring today, up more than 8%, even as a massive lockup that allows employees to sell a ton of stock expired this morning....
Massive Facebook Lockup Expires, But Shares Still Soar

David Karp's Dilemma

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As the Tumblr/Yahoo deal continues to be negotiated by press, and the world gears up for whatever is being announced Monday morning, Tumblr founder David Karp is probably having a very interesting weekend. It’s likely, in between multiple discussions with his board members and Marissa Mayer, that he’ll take a...
David Karp's Dilemma

Short Sellers Circle Facebook With Lockup Ending

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Investors are increasingly betting that Facebook Inc.’s stock — pressured by disappointing earnings and more shares potentially hitting the market — is poised to fall further. Short sellers banking on a Facebook drop borrow shares and sell them, hoping to replace the stock by buying shares later at a lower...
Short Sellers Circle Facebook With Lockup Ending

The Light At The End Of Facebook's Lockup Tunnel

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Today’s massive lockup expiration has hung like a black cloud over Facebook. But there’s no more specific moments investors can point to and say “I’m not buying until after that”, and finally Facebook may start trading on its merit. It will still take a while for the 773 million shares...
The Light At The End Of Facebook's Lockup Tunnel
FACEBOOK LOCKUP RELEASE: An Astounding 777 Million Shares Become Available On Wednesday

Q: Can Facebook Shares Go Lower? A: How Well Can You Limbo?

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Here’s all you need to know: Facebook’s stock is now $17.73, down another 1.8 percent after hitting previously low lows on Friday. That’s off 53.3 percent from the IPO in May. The cause? More negative press and pair of price downgrades from two of the social networking site’s key...
Q: Can Facebook Shares Go Lower? A: How Well Can You Limbo?

Wealthfront Allows Tech Company Stock Holders To Test Share Sale Strategies Post-IPO

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One of the challenges that many post-IPO tech company employees will face is when to sell stock and how much stock to sell once the their stock lockups conclude.Financial advisors can help with this, but some aren’t experienced enough with the specific fluctuations of tech companies to create a financially...
Wealthfront Allows Tech Company Stock Holders To Test Share Sale Strategies Post-IPO
Nikon updates firmware to address lockup issues affecting D4, D800, and D800E

CrunchWeek, Volume 1: Looking Back At The Week In Tech [TCTV]

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Didn’t get quite enough chatter about tech this past week? Then you’ve come to the right post! This is our first episode in a new weekly TechCrunch TV show called CrunchWeek. The premise here is simple — a few TechCrunch writers getting together on Friday afternoons to discuss a...
CrunchWeek, Volume 1: Looking Back At The Week In Tech [TCTV]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Sells Another $3.75 Million In Stock (FB)

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Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, has sold a second batch of Facebook shares, Reuters reports. On Tuesday, she sold about 176,000 shares, worth about $3.75 million. Last week she sold about twice as many, worth an estimated $7.4 million. Facebook engineering VP Mike Schroepfer also sold $663,000 worth of shares this...
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Sells Another $3.75 Million In Stock (FB)

New filing shows Zynga to sell 43M shares in secondary offering, Pincus unloads 15% stake

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Zynga filed a revised S-1 this morning with the SEC that contained a number of interesting details. It pegged the price of its recent purchase of NYC game company OMGPOP at $180 million. The filing revealed the company will sell just under 43 million shares in a secondary offering. And...
New filing shows Zynga to sell 43M shares in secondary offering, Pincus unloads 15% stake

Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

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Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman is meeting with investors in New York today, a person familiar with the matter said, days before the lifting of a ban on stock sales by some of the company's biggest shareholders. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Microsoft Corp. and...
Facebook's CFO Is Meeting With Investors To Tell Them How He's Going To Get The Stock Back To $38 (FB)

Short Sellers Circle Facebook With Lockup Ending

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Investors are increasingly betting that Facebook's stock--pressured by disappointing earnings and more shares potentially hitting the market--is poised to fall further....
Short Sellers Circle Facebook With Lockup Ending

Facebook recovers despite end of share lockup, but UK shares slump to lowest level since July

www.guardian.co.uk
Social network giant defies expectations of further falls, but investors elsewhere cautious on eurozone and US economiesAfter a near 50% slump in value following its much-hyped flotation in May, Facebook has recovered some of its poise despite the prospect of a wave of selling by company insiders.On Wednesday, a restriction...
Facebook recovers despite end of share lockup, but UK shares slump to lowest level since July

Selling Stock Post-IPO

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Google was unusual in that it had 3 lock up periods: a 30 day lockup, a 90 day lockup, and the 180 day lockup. The idea was to let pre-IPO stock (and option) holders sell 5% of their holdings after 30 days, an additional 10% after 90 days and any...
Selling Stock Post-IPO

Daily Report: Facebook Shares Hit New Low as a Lockup Ends

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The Facebook slide on Wall Street continued on Thursday amid fears that early investors eligible to sell their shares would create a surplus on the market, reports Somini Sengupta on Friday in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Facebook Shares Hit New Low as a Lockup Ends
Tumblr: 108M blogs and 51 billion posts are worth more than $1.1B

Exclusive: Why Yelp stock spiked

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The insiders didn't sell. FORTUNE -- This was supposed to be the day that Yelp (YELP) shares took a dive, as early investors were unshackled from lockup provisions attached to the local business review site's March IPO. So why on earth is the stock up nearly 19% as of this...
Exclusive: Why Yelp stock spiked

In Contrast To Facebook, Very Few Yelp Insiders Sold At Their First Chance (YELP, FB)

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When Facebook's first lockup expired, insiders rushed for the exits. The company's first investor, Peter Thiel, cashed out. Early venture investor Accel Partners handed over its shares to its own investors. Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz is still unloading pieces of his position. So, yesterday, when Yelp, another post-IPO Web company reached...
In Contrast To Facebook, Very Few Yelp Insiders Sold At Their First Chance (YELP, FB)

Nikon confirms lockup problem with D4 and D800 cameras

www.electronista.com
Less than two weeks after Nikon acknowledged problems with a batch of camera batteries, the company has confirmed that some D4 and D800 cameras also face reliability issues. Some users have reported that the DSLRs may lock up during usage, interrupting shooting sessions and forcing users to reset the camera...
Nikon confirms lockup problem with D4 and D800 cameras

Unlike: Facebook Stock Hits New Low

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As early investors finally have the opportunity to sell their Facebook shares, the company’s stock (NASDAQ:FB) is trading once again under the $20 price point, hitting a new 52 week low of 19.69. Even more telling, the share price is currently down around 6% on the day. Facebook warned the...
Unlike: Facebook Stock Hits New Low
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