facebook IPO 18th May Predictions

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Old May 18, 2012, 4:53pm   #76
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Lol didn't expect it to die so soon figured we'd have seen higher before it nose dived
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Old May 18, 2012, 4:54pm   #77
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So I place a sell order with ETX Capital. They look at it for 30 seconds to see which way the price is going. It's going down. So they reject it. What a load of rubbish.
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Old May 18, 2012, 4:54pm   #78
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Looks like the market isn't as dumb as we thought.

...ramp it back to $40 again now?
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Old May 18, 2012, 4:57pm   #79
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So I place a sell order with ETX Capital. They look at it for 30 seconds to see which way the price is going. It's going down. So they reject it. What a load of rubbish.
That's what you get with bucketshops and spreadbettors.

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Old May 18, 2012, 5:00pm   #80
 
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Had a sell order at 43 and didnt get filled
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:02pm   #81
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$40 again.
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:03pm   #82
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F**k me this thread is lulz gold
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:05pm   #83
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Next stop,$50

... or $30, or, erm..
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:06pm   #84
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I wanna ride on the ROFL COPTER!

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Old May 18, 2012, 5:07pm   #85
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That's what you get with bucketshops and spreadbettors.

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Is there actually an alternative given that I want to short the shares? Plus the fact that I'm in the UK and these are US stocks maybe complicates things re using a stockbroker.
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:09pm   #86
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Is there actually an alternative given that I want to short the shares? Plus I'm in the UK and these are US stocks maybe complicates things re using a stockbroker.
Yeah, write it off, sit back and enjoy the lulz
And I'm being quite serious
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:10pm   #87
 
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Ignore, ETX are a good broker! Its purely due to the huge volume at the moment and the automated systems cant handle it. Guy sat next to me cant even get filled on a demo account!! -
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:12pm   #88
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Is there actually an alternative given that I want to short the shares? Plus the fact that I'm in the UK and these are US stocks maybe complicates things re using a stockbroker.
Try cityindex , or try binary options with "anyoption" ( dont know if they are trust worthy ) they now have facebook binary options ( intraday , daily , weekly , monthly ) reward 71 risk 85
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:17pm   #89
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Thanks. Maybe I'm being a bit harsh on ETX. It was a blind choice whether I used ETX or City Index - neither is my usual broker. I'll look at anyoption.
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Old May 18, 2012, 5:20pm   #90
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Thanks. Maybe I'm being a bit harsh on ETX. It was a blind choice whether I used ETX or City Index - neither is my usual broker. I'll look at anyoption.
There's very little chance of actually shorting the stock. There just isn't any to borrow and most brokers simply won't bother to find any for you on opening day. That's normal for any large IPO.

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