Facebook stumbled out of the block with its May IPO. Investors will be curious to see whether today’s earnings report can help the company’s stock rebound.
Apple has a problem. The opposite of Facebook’s problem. It’s undervalued and likely to stay that way.
Even with such a schizophrenic welcome, no one expected the series of mishaps that has marked Facebook’s IPO. Here’s a look at the contributing factors.
I went to the biggest show in town without a ticket and got busted at the door — even though I was dressed better than the star, who appeared in a hoodie and sneaks.
Facebook is connecting with Mom and Pop. The world’s most popular social media site has added an online trading firm to the group of firms underwriting its IPO — and is serving up a video for potential investors that might well have made George Eastman cry.
Individual investors are unlikely to be able to buy Facebook shares before they start trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
Apple has taken a beating over the last five trading sessions, losing nearly 9% of its value – the worst performance since the fall. Profit-taking is the reason most people mention. But you have to ask: Why now?
As virtually everyone knows, Apple has had a sweet run of late. This year alone its stock shot up nearly 50%, four times the gains notched by the S&P 500 index. But if you’re feeling miffed that you missed out on the stock of the decade, well, maybe you didn’t miss out after all.