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  • Are we seeing a repeat of Yelp's lockup expiration? Facebook (FB +9.7%) has shot higher even though 773M shares and 31M restricted stock units are eligible for sale for the first time. Short-covering is undoubtedly a factor, but Pivotal Research claims many institutions were waiting for the expiration to arrive to jump in. One potential risk: unlike Yelp, Facebook's expiration isn't centered around just a handful of insiders owning large stakes, but is spread out over many employees and investors. [View news story]
    i assume the 4 ipo banks had to backup today. this was a strange move.
    Nov 14, 2012. 02:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Facebook (FB -2.7%) sells off as a 234M-share lockup expiration originally scheduled for Monday gets underway. Another 777M shares become available for sale on Nov. 14. Several top Facebook execs, including COO Sheryl Sandberg and CFO David Ebersman, become eligible to sell in a couple of days. Mark Zuckerberg isn't selling any more shares for now. [View news story]
    why friday? on and of i have made a few box on fb mini futures derivates on a down trend.
    Oct 31, 2012. 04:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment