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Investors warm to Facebook after IPO flop

After a dire stock market debut, Facebook has clawed back a large chunk of its losses as investors look past the flubbed initial public offering and gradually warm to the leading social network.

Jul 01, 2012
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Microsoft to buy Yammer for $1 bn: report

Microsoft has reached a deal to purchase the Yammer business software company for $1 billion in an apparent bid to shore up its widely-used Office software, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Jun 15, 2012
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How low can Facebook go?

Two weeks after the largest, most anticipated IPO in years, Facebook shares keep going down. And down. And down. And investors want to know how far they can go.

Jun 05, 2012
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Facebook ads less than lucrative for many businesses

As the public joined the frenzy around Facebook Inc.'s Wall Street debut, well-connected institutional investors were hearing a more sobering message: The social network's main business, advertising, was sputtering.

May 28, 2012
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Morgan Stanley may refund some Facebook investors

(AP) -- Morgan Stanley, the lead investment bank in Facebook's troubled initial public offering, will compensate retail investors who overpaid when they bought Facebook's stock in Friday's IPO, according to a source familiar ...

May 24, 2012
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