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Don’t feel bad that you’re not going to get a sniff of the huge Facebook initial public offering on Friday. Here are five reasons why the company’s prospects don’t look great.
All about the challenges facing mega-size tech companies like Facebook and Apple in growing revenues and profits enough to keep investors happy.
Here’s a roundup of comments on the Facebook IPO from around the world.
You may yet own a piece of Facebook. J ust wait for the stock to be included in index funds or exchange-traded funds tracking the big U.S. indexes.
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