Facebook's IPO: What Our Community Thinks

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On Wednesday, Facebook filed for its IPO. We asked our Facebook and Twitter communities if they would buy shares of Facebook and why (or why not). Here's what they had to say, including tweets from co-founder Tom Gardner, Inside Value advisor Joe Magyer, and macroeconomic columnist Morgan Housel.  

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  • Report this Comment On February 03, 2012, at 12:50 AM, gdett2 wrote:

    This sure isn't a very inspirational article. I find the banter back and forth between the Buy Camp and the No Way Camp to have a certain silence of conviction.

    13 Recs????


  • Report this Comment On February 03, 2012, at 2:14 AM, PoundMutt wrote:

    Wont about 90% of the shares be purchased by institutions instead of individual investors? and when the inst. sell wont individual investors be left holding the bag?

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