One of the reasons for Facebook's (FB) less-than-stellar performance today may be due to the...
Friday, May 18, 2012, 6:40 PM ETOne of the reasons for Facebook's (FB) less-than-stellar performance today may be due to the fact that the system became so clogged that traders backed away, says CNBC's David Faber. The big mid-day drop - from $40 to $38 - apparently happened because the Nasdaq temporarily stopped taking orders at one point, which created enough uncertainty that traders on many desks stopped trading the shares altogether. The SEC has launched an investigation into the issue. (video)