facebook IPO 18th May Predictions

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Old May 22, 2012, 6:15pm   #161
 
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I usually side with the experts, but too bad I wasn't there to question him personally.
Would've saved me a pretty penny.

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Old May 22, 2012, 7:15pm   #162
 
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Nah
Ehem
- Nasdaq Down -26.00

Still can't short FB at IG... How low can she go???
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Old May 22, 2012, 8:15pm   #163
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insight states that 15%of ig clients are short???
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Old May 22, 2012, 8:34pm   #164
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you could short on the first day, which i did accidentally twice. I'm guessing if you kept them they wouldn't have been closed?
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Old May 22, 2012, 9:33pm   #165
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Still time for it to go below $30 today.
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Old May 22, 2012, 10:09pm   #166
 
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insight states that 15%of ig clients are short???
How is that possible?

I can't place any short on FB yesterday or today?
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Old May 22, 2012, 10:12pm   #167
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How is that possible?

I can't place any short on FB yesterday or today?
I'm sure I've seen somewhere on that there internet that you won't be able to short for 28 days or so.... Edit: Limits triggered on Monday and limited stock out on loan for 30 days= no shorts for smallfrys

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Old May 22, 2012, 10:25pm   #168
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So when will the shorts get squeezed?
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Old May 22, 2012, 11:48pm   #169
 
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I'm sure I've seen somewhere on that there internet that you won't be able to short for 28 days or so.... Edit: Limits triggered on Monday and limited stock out on loan for 30 days= no shorts for smallfrys
Ok thanks.

Also found this in the news.

Investor sues Nasdaq, alleges Facebook IPO bungled

22 May 2012 - 21:27
May 22 (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX Group Inc <NDAQ.O> has been sued by an investor who claimed the exchange operator was negligent in handling orders for Facebook Inc <FB.O> shares following its initial public offering, causing losses for investors.
Phillip Goldberg, a Maryland resident, is seeking class-action status on behalf of all investors who lost money because Nasdaq delayed or otherwise mishandled their buy, sell or cancellation orders for Facebook stock on May 18, the day the social networking giant went public.
A technical glitch delayed Facebook's market debut by roughly half an hour, and later delayed order confirmations.
Nasdaq Chief Executive Robert Greifeld told investors at his company's annual meeting on Tuesday that "clearly we had mistakes in the Facebook listing," but more than 570 million shares were processed on the first day. [ID:nL1E8GMB08]
Goldberg filed his lawsuit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
The case is Goldberg v. Nasdaq OMX Group Inc et al, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 12-04054.
(Reporting By Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Gary Hill)
((jon.stempel@thomsonreuters.com)(646)(223-6317)(Reuters Messaging: jon.stempel.reuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))
Keywords: NASDAQ FACEBOOK/LAWSUIT
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Old May 23, 2012, 2:34am   #170
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Ok thanks.

Also found this in the news.

Investor sues Nasdaq, alleges Facebook IPO bungled

22 May 2012 - 21:27
May 22 (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX Group Inc <NDAQ.O> has been sued by an investor who claimed the exchange operator was negligent in handling orders for Facebook Inc <FB.O> shares following its initial public offering, causing losses for investors.
Phillip Goldberg, a Maryland resident, is seeking class-action status on behalf of all investors who lost money because Nasdaq delayed or otherwise mishandled their buy, sell or cancellation orders for Facebook stock on May 18, the day the social networking giant went public.
A technical glitch delayed Facebook's market debut by roughly half an hour, and later delayed order confirmations.
Nasdaq Chief Executive Robert Greifeld told investors at his company's annual meeting on Tuesday that "clearly we had mistakes in the Facebook listing," but more than 570 million shares were processed on the first day. [ID:nL1E8GMB08]
Goldberg filed his lawsuit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan.
The case is Goldberg v. Nasdaq OMX Group Inc et al, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 12-04054.
(Reporting By Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Gary Hill)
((jon.stempel@thomsonreuters.com)(646)(223-6317)(Reuters Messaging: jon.stempel.reuters.com@thomsonreuters.net))
Keywords: NASDAQ FACEBOOK/LAWSUIT
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