Should you try to buy Facebook on its first day as a publicly traded stock? That's one loaded question. One on hand, investors have never quite seen anything like Facebook. The company revolutionized the idea of social networks. (Happy trails, MySpace!) It has an installed user base quickly approaching 1 billion. It's cool. Not exactly a bad gig.
But on the other hand, with that cool factor comes excitement, and with excitement can often come an overpriced stock. That's where we find ourselves today, staring down the proverbial fork in the road. So should you try to get your hands on some Facebook shares tomorrow? Watch the following video and find out.
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