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Facebook goes public after years of delay while company focused on features, growth

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Facebook is now officially a public company as its shares began trading on the Nasdaq this morning at $38 a share, giving the social network a potential market cap of $104 billion for the largest Internet IPO in history. CEO Mark Zuckerberg rang the opening bell from Facebook headquarters in...
Facebook goes public after years of delay while company focused on features, growth

Facebook IPO: Five things to know

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Facebook is set to begin trading today on the Nasdaq index. The social network company is ringing the opening bell remotely from its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Priced at $38 per share, the initial public offering is $104 billion, the third-largest in U.S. history. Here are five things to...
Facebook IPO: Five things to know

Nasdaq CEO Greifeld: Nasdaq ‘Proud’ to Have Facebook on Exchange

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European Pressphoto AgencyFacebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg (center) celebrates the IPO with employees and, to his left, Nasdaq chief Robert Greifeld. Nasdaq OMX Group Chief Executive Robert Greifeld said he was “proud to have Facebook join the market” and added that there has been such an increase in IPOs...
Nasdaq CEO Greifeld: Nasdaq ‘Proud’ to Have Facebook on Exchange

Facebook stock dives amid growth uncertainty

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Facebook's stock has taken a significant hit Friday in early trading, as investors dump shares and drive the price down by 15 percent. Within 45 minutes of Nasdaq's opening bell, shares are hovering around $22.50 as analysts negatively react to the company's first quarterly earnings report since the company went...
Facebook stock dives amid growth uncertainty

VIDEO: Watch Mark Zuckerberg And The Rest Of Facebook Ring The NASDAQ Bell (FB)

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VIDEO: Watch Mark Zuckerberg And The Rest Of Facebook Ring The NASDAQ Bell (FB)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Won’t Ring Nasdaq’s Bell

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Facebook won’t be ringing Nasdaq’s opening bell when the social network goes public Friday, said people familiar with the matter....
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Won’t Ring Nasdaq’s Bell

Tableau prices its stock at $31 per share for Friday's IPO

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Tableau Software has priced shares for its initial public offering on Friday at $31. The company is offering up 5 million shares, while stockholders are offering 3.2 million shares. Tableau Co-founder and CEO Christian Chabot will ring the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange, where the company will...
Tableau prices its stock at $31 per share for Friday's IPO

Bad financial algorithm leads to severe stock market disarray

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A stock-trading algorithm gone awry appears to have thrown American stock markets into chaos on Wednesday, following a surge of volatile trading after the opening bell. Many of the country’s biggest companies were affected, including Bank of America, Alcoa, General Electric, Berkshire Hathaway, Citigroup, and American Airlines. Financial news sites...
Bad financial algorithm leads to severe stock market disarray

Shares of Zillow tumble after co-founders unload stock

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Team Zillow ringing the opening bell on Nasdaq in July Zillow had been experiencing a pretty nice run-up in its stock over the past few months, but the stock tumbled Wednesday after co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink sold off large chunks of their personal shares. Zillow dropped more than...
Shares of Zillow tumble after co-founders unload stock
Ruckus Wireless prices IPO at $15 a share, readies for spotlight tomorrow
Apple to become most profitable company ever
Watch Facebook’s historic IPO live on the NASDAQ’s website

WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg's Speech Before Ringing The Opening Bell

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WATCH: Mark Zuckerberg's Speech Before Ringing The Opening Bell

Facebook IPO: Are you going to buy?

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Facebook has now been officially listed on the Nasdaq, with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg ringing Friday’s symbolic opening bell. Priced at $38 per share, the social network is now worth $104 billion. Individual investors were largely cut out of the IPO, but anyone can buy shares now that the company is...
Facebook IPO: Are you going to buy?

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NASDAQ CEO Bob Greifeld Was MIA For Five Hours During The Facebook IPO Disaster

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It's been about three weeks since the Facebook IPO debacle on the Nasdaq, which was plagued by delays and glitches.  So far the total tab of losses being claimed by customers from trading shares of Facebook on Nasdaq is around $500 million.  UBS alone claimed that it lost $350 million....
NASDAQ CEO Bob Greifeld Was MIA For Five Hours During The Facebook IPO Disaster

The scene at Facebook’s Hacker Way

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What was Facebook’s wild Friday really like? Here’s a first-hand account. [cnnmoney-byline src="By David A. Kaplan, contributor"] FORTUNE — In the Alice in Wonderland-universe of Silicon Valley, realities can be deceiving. That fellow in a T-shirt and flip-flops is a billionaire and “We’re not in it for the money” means...
The scene at Facebook’s Hacker Way

How Facebook Hacked The NASDAQ Button

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Editor’s note: Some savvy Facebook engineers rigged the NASDAQ button to automatically post “Mark Zuckerberg has listed a company on NASDAQ – FB” to the CEO’s Timeline as he rung the bell to open the NASDAQ’s day of trading. David Garcia, a senior software engineer at Facebook, explains how they turned the NASDAQ...
How Facebook Hacked The NASDAQ Button
Shares of Zillow surge, market value tops $1 billion

After all-night hackathon, Facebook rings opening bell

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Can Facebook hold on to its hacker culture as it becomes a public company? In the buildup to the social network’s closely watched IPO today, the people who work at the company seem to be doing everything they can to stay true to their roots. After giving Mark Zuckerberg...
After all-night hackathon, Facebook rings opening bell

Forget New York: Zuckerberg reportedly set to celebrate with staff at HQ

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Zuckerberg plans to hang with Facebook employees on IPO day, passing up on the initial plan to ring the Nasdaq opening bell. [Read more]...
Forget New York: Zuckerberg reportedly set to celebrate with staff at HQ

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg rings the Nasdaq bell

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Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg rang the Nasdaq's opening bell Friday, flanked by chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Nasdaq chief executive Bob Greifeld. Zuckerberg opened the tech index trading while outside the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., in front of a cheering crowd of Facebook employees...
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg rings the Nasdaq bell
Status update: Mark Zuckerberg listed a company on NASDAQ

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

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The whole world wants to know what’s on Mark Zuckerberg’s mind, and we’re going to find out. The Facebook CEO has agreed to his first interview on stage since his company’s IPO, and it’s happening at TechCrunch Disrupt next week. While once Zuckerberg’s dorm-room project, Facebook has transformed into a...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

Here’s how your startup could ring the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange

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Typically, companies have to wait years for the honor of ringing the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange. But later this year a startup company — which may be nowhere near the IPO ledge — could receive that honor. The New York Stock Exchange has partnered with StartUp...
Here’s how your startup could ring the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange

5 Essays That Got These Grads Into Harvard Business School -- And Why They Worked

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With an acceptance rate of only 11 percent, even people with the most impeccable credentials and test scores routinely get turned down from Harvard Business School. What sets people apart are their truly unique experiences, and whether they can really get them through to the admissions board in their personal...
5 Essays That Got These Grads Into Harvard Business School -- And Why They Worked

As Shares Trade Higher, Kayak CEO Says the IPO Went Exactly as Planned

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After a long-delayed public offering, Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner said he wouldn’t have done anything differently. “In terms of the IPO, no,” he said in an interview with AllThingsD after ringing the Nasdaq opening bell. “It went exactly like I wanted it to.” Kayak originally filed to go...
As Shares Trade Higher, Kayak CEO Says the IPO Went Exactly as Planned

Facebook shares close at $31, lowest in three days of trading

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The market didn’t get any rosier for Facebook on Tuesday, as shares spiraled to their lowest level since the social network went public at the end of last week. On the company’s third day of trading, shares closed at $31 , or 8.5 percent off of their opening bell price....
Facebook shares close at $31, lowest in three days of trading

Zuckerberg Says “Our Mission Isn’t To Be A Public Company” In Pre-IPO Opening Remarks

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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg receives a hoodie from the NASDAQ CEO and thanked his sites users in opening remarks recorded this morning before he ran the NASDAQ opening bell this morning. In his short speech that just aired on Bloomberg TV Zuckerberg said, “I know this may seem like a...
Zuckerberg Says “Our Mission Isn’t To Be A Public Company” In Pre-IPO Opening Remarks
Facebook sets $38 share price for largest tech IPO in U.S. history
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