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(Newser)   Mark Zuckerberg has about a billion reasons to love the new Facebook IPO   (newser.com) divider line 19
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2012-05-04 03:53:25 PM  
dick
 
2012-05-04 04:05:21 PM  
18 billions
 
2012-05-04 04:34:30 PM  

madcan34: dick


Winkelvoss?
 
2012-05-04 04:39:27 PM  
Mark Sugarmountain can suck my schwanz.
 
2012-05-04 04:40:35 PM  

HotIgneous Intruder: Mark Sugarmountain can suck my schwanz.


The other Winkelvoss?
 
2012-05-04 04:44:01 PM  

Mr_Fabulous: madcan34: dick

Winkelvoss?


Nah - just someone who wants a billion dollars without having to put in as much work as he did.

None would be ideal
 
2012-05-04 05:02:25 PM  
It is to laugh.
 
2012-05-04 06:09:40 PM  
say what you will about him, the kid knows good money moves. he dumps a hunk of his own money on the first day when trading is good and he stands to make upwards of a billion.

he's officially set and can all but retire. while he's working on that the day after the IPO, everyone who bought shares are dusting themselves off, holding their heads and going 'wtf did we just do' and panic-selling because they realize facebook doesn't actually MAKE anything.

yeah they have a cash flow, but they don't actually DO anything. they don't even really provide a service(or services), like google does.
 
2012-05-04 07:48:53 PM  
Mark had a brilliant idea that had never been thought of. This service is irreplaceable! It's not like someone can invent a service that does the same thing but appears both more exclusive and has more novelty than Facebook. What would they call it? MySter or some such nonsense!
 
2012-05-04 08:34:48 PM  

buttery_shame_cave: he dumps a hunk of his own money on the first day when trading is good and he stands to make upwards of a billion.


It's been trading privately for years - zuckerberg doesn't have to buy anything the first day, just liquidate a moderate portion of his portfolio. They're offering less than a majority's portion of the shares too, and the current holders will make out like bandits because they all have thousands if not millions of shares.
 
2012-05-04 09:23:32 PM  
Except he wouldn't be able to liquidate his ownership unless he quits and even then there are strict rules to how much you can sell and when. That's why his net worth will go up and down but it's not like he can swim in all the money in a pool. Yet
 
2012-05-04 10:06:27 PM  

buttery_shame_cave: say what you will about him, the kid knows good money moves. he dumps a hunk of his own money on the first day when trading is good and he stands to make upwards of a billion.

he's officially set and can all but retire. while he's working on that the day after the IPO, everyone who bought shares are dusting themselves off, holding their heads and going 'wtf did we just do' and panic-selling because they realize facebook doesn't actually MAKE anything.

yeah they have a cash flow, but they don't actually DO anything. they don't even really provide a service(or services), like google does.


They gather huge amounts of personal information and use it to sell targeted ads. Although I have heard that despite that huge theoretical advantage over their competitors, they don't actually provide more value than their competitors. Google, for example, provides a treasure trove of statistics about who clicked on ads and what the typical visitor was looking at when they clicked on the ad--which makes it a lot easier for an advertiser to fine-tune their online ad campaign. Facebook tells advertisers how many people clicked on the ad, but little else.
 
2012-05-04 10:11:40 PM  

intelligent comment below: Except he wouldn't be able to liquidate his ownership unless he quits and even then there are strict rules to how much you can sell and when. That's why his net worth will go up and down but it's not like he can swim in all the money in a pool. Yet


According to every source I've checked, he's selling 32 million shares. At $35/pop or more. His net worth will go up a billion most likely. I'd call that 'pool of money WITH a butler and a lifeguard throwing more cash in.'.
 
2012-05-04 10:12:35 PM  

Somaticasual: intelligent comment below: Except he wouldn't be able to liquidate his ownership unless he quits and even then there are strict rules to how much you can sell and when. That's why his net worth will go up and down but it's not like he can swim in all the money in a pool. Yet

According to every source I've checked, he's selling 32 million shares. At $35/pop or more. His net worth will go up a billion most likely. I'd call that 'pool of money WITH a butler and a lifeguard throwing more cash in.'.


Whoops. 30.2 million shares, not 32 million.
 
2012-05-04 11:27:12 PM  
If I had a billion dollars, I'd buy you a fur coat

/but not a real fur coat, that's cruel
 
2012-05-04 11:52:36 PM  
Anyone know if this is actually a decent investment? I hate FB but it does sort of dominate a market, weakly.
 
2012-05-05 12:57:40 AM  

nich0lai: Anyone know if this is actually a decent investment? I hate FB but it does sort of dominate a market, weakly.


I'm personally going to stay away from FB stock. I think they're severely overvalued - similar to how Groupon ended up
 
2012-05-05 02:41:56 AM  

Somaticasual: Somaticasual: intelligent comment below: Except he wouldn't be able to liquidate his ownership unless he quits and even then there are strict rules to how much you can sell and when. That's why his net worth will go up and down but it's not like he can swim in all the money in a pool. Yet

According to every source I've checked, he's selling 32 million shares. At $35/pop or more. His net worth will go up a billion most likely. I'd call that 'pool of money WITH a butler and a lifeguard throwing more cash in.'.

Whoops. 30.2 million shares, not 32 million.


only 30.2?

might as well lay his shabby hat out on the sidewalk and strum a guitar next to it.
 
2012-05-05 10:47:15 AM  

nich0lai: Anyone know if this is actually a decent investment? I hate FB but it does sort of dominate a market, weakly.


theglobe.com. If you don't know the history check it out before you invest any money. Facebook might be here to stay and this could be the greatest investment opportunity in history. Then again...theglobe.com.
 
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