A Sad Woman Lost Her Entire Life Savings in the Facebook IPO and Now…

A lot of average joes put on their faux-finance cap during the Facebook IPO and hoped it would get them rich. Everyone uses Facebook therefore everyone wants to buy Facebook stock, the logic went. Yeah, it didn't work out that way. I'm sure a lot of people lost money. One poor woman, Uma Swaminathan, lost her entire… » 11/06/12 9:00pm 11/06/12 9:00pm

WSJ: These Companies Got the Inside Track on Facebook's Doomed IPO

The proverbial continues to hit the fan over Facebook's IPO. Investors are trying to get their lost money back through the courts and Morgan Stanley are being blamed for all kinds of dubious activities. Now, the Wall Street Journal has confirmed the names of companies who Morgan Stanley tipped off about Facebook's… » 5/24/12 5:43am 5/24/12 5:43am

Facebook Is Going To Be Even More Annoying Now That It's Public

Facebook is public now. And that means you're going public too. Facebook has to make you share more. It has to make you expose more of yourself. It has to do all those deeply creepy things it's already doing, but more more more. It is going to sell you to advertisers, to shareholders, to anyone it can. » 5/18/12 12:00pm 5/18/12 12:00pm

Buying One Share of Facebook Stock Is a Total Rip Off

When Facebook stocks begin trading on the market—most likely this Friday—Wall Street hotshots and ordinary folks will be clamoring to get in on the action. Don't worry if you don't have a broker and a fancy investment portfolio because there are plenty of companies more than happy to help you get a single share—for a… » 5/14/12 9:00pm 5/14/12 9:00pm