'The Facebook IPO Primer' a digital mini-book, gives readers the basics on the most exciting high technology stock sale of the decade
Get the basics on how the stock market works through one of the greatest business stories of all time by expert financial journalist Nancy Miller
"The Facebook IPO Primer" by Nancy Miller gives readers the ABCs of the stock market while detailing one of the most exciting business stories ever in a digital mini- book written for both stock market novices and sophisticates.
"The Facebook IPO Primer" relays the ups and downs of previous high tech marvels; gives insight into the Facebook culture and its business plans; reveals how financial analysts evaluate companies; and then provides tools for further research with an extensive Facebook linkfest. Through this treasure trove of information, "The Facebook IPO Primer" provides anyone thinking about investing in Facebook - or anyone who can't get enough of the Facebook story -- with the most important aspects of the Facebook narrative, helping readers to separate the razzle-dazzle from the nitty-gritty.
The ebook is comprised of four parts, which can be read in any order:
Part I: Stepping into the market for hot, new stocks: High hopes, big risks
An overview of the mania for high technology stocks and where Facebook might fit in.
Part II: Facebook and the Hacker Way: 'Move fast and break things'
A look at the culture and business plan at Facebook and how privacy issues challenge the company
Part III: The price of friendship
An exploration of how analysts can look at one the same company - Facebook - yet come up with five different ways to value it.
Part IV: The Facebook Linkfest
A round-up of links to the best news stories, blog posts, videos and infographics on the web
The basis for all investing is research. Famed investor Peter Lynch recommended that investors buy what they know and understand. "The Facebook IPO Primer" is the first
step in gaining a deeper understanding into a company whose products have seeped into everyone's daily lives, changing the way people share and connect.
"The Facebook IPO Primer" is published exclusively in ebook format by ebookit.com and is now available though Amazon.com and will soon be available through other popular booksellers.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nancy Miller is a freelance financial journalist who has contributed to a number of publications, most recently Barron's and, time.com. Before taking time off to raise a family, she was chief corporate reporter at Knight-Ridder Financial News; real estate and markets reporter at USA Today, and managing editor of Quick Nikkei News, the first American-run newsroom for a subsidiary of Nikkei and QUICK Corp. of Japan.
eWallstreeter.com is a news aggregator voted favorite financial news site by CNBC's Fast Money. Founded by Mitchell J. Brown, eWallstreeter does the legwork for busy readers scooping up the most important news of the day from the Internet, delivering it to your inbox daily. Brown spent 20 years at major Wall Street firms, including Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, where he worked in stocks, fixed income, foreign exchange, commodities, and venture capital. Brown brings this experience to eWallstreeter.com, personally compiling news from the financial markets. eWallStreeter also aggregates 80 topics in College Education, Lifestyle, Sports, Technology, and Geo topics.
In addition to producing The Facebook IPO Primer, Brown is curating the Facebook IPO topic site, which has links to over 500 articles on the upcoming Facebook IPO. You can sign up to receive an email each morning here.
Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.