News tagged with financial market

Facebook stock slide continues

Facebook stock hit a new low on Tuesday, with the world's leading social network having lost more than $50 billion dollars in market value since it became a publicly traded company in May.

dateSep 05, 2012 in Business
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Facebook focuses on business, not struggling stock

Even as their company has lost nearly half its market value, Facebook executives have had little to say in public about the stock. Instead, they've talked up new ad programs and launched new features, including a beefed-up ...

dateAug 30, 2012 in Business
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When to rein in the stock market

The stock market should be regulated only during times of extraordinary financial disruptions when speculators can destroy healthy businesses, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar.

dateJul 05, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Companies ask: Does advertising on Facebook pay?

(AP) -- Responding to extraordinary demand, Facebook said Wednesday that it would sell more stock in the company's initial public offering. But ahead of the IPO, a debate emerged between two of the nation's largest automakers: ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Business
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