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Facebook's (FB) IPO is generating disappointing demand from institutional investors, according...

Facebook's (FB) IPO is generating disappointing demand from institutional investors, according to sources, with yesterday's admission that advertising growth isn't keeping up with user growth of particular concern. The offering is expected to price on the 17th, giving the company and its underwriters another week to turn things around.
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  • Stoploss
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    Don't ever let that lock up expire...
    10 May 2012, 10:22 PM Reply Like
  • J 457
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    FB should have IPO last June when the market was in QE mode. It will cost them billions by trying to "time" the market.
    10 May 2012, 11:00 PM Reply Like
  • Michael2343
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    The internet consumer is highly efficient and has lots of options at their fingertips. They will use and use and not pay because they can go somewhere else where its cheaper or free. What is really going to keep people on pages where Facebook gets revenue for ads?
    11 May 2012, 02:28 AM Reply Like
  • remurraymd
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    Mark Cuban and come to mind he got the gold mine everybody else got the shaft. Without a strong revenue stream especially in mobile we expect FB to follow (RENN) into the toilet over time.Remember MySpace it is dejavous all over again.APD
    11 May 2012, 05:04 AM Reply Like
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