Facebook has ended its third trading day and the world is falling apart -- again. The stock closed Tuesday at $31, down 19% from the $38 IPO price, lead underwriter Morgan Stanley is under fire, the SEC is ready to investigate, and analysts are blaming everyone. Oh, and the fundamentals? Those haven't changed a bit.
On Monday, Facebook's stock fell from its IPO price of $38 to a low of (as of this writing) $33.60. So what? Nobody who actually paid attention to Facebook's statements before the IPO should be surprised by this latest turn, or even worried. Here's why: