What Went Wrong with Facebook's IPO?
May 26th 2012 2:09PM
Updated May 26th 2012 2:12PM
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If you judge Facebook's IPO purely by its returns, it's ugly. However, the steady stream of news detailing the abject failures of several key parties has helped tank the stock price and is sending investors to sell shares -- and more potential drama is still likely to unfold. Facebook's recent pullback also opens up some interesting questions: Is it a more attractive buy at these lower prices? When should investors start looking at the social networking powerhouse, if not now? How serious are some of the apparent cracks in Facebook's business model? Our technology editor sits down to discuss who's to blame for the weaker-than-expected IPO and where Facebook should go from here.
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