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(Forbes)   Now that bankers have made their fortune, Facebook employees can drive the stock price through the floor and earn some pocket change in the process   (forbes.com) divider line 7
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2012-10-31 01:57:40 PM  
or they can hold on to their stock for a few more months and ride out the downward pressure.
 
2012-10-31 02:19:46 PM  

thomps: or they can hold on to their stock for a few more months and ride out the downward pressure.


And miss out on the opportunity to play the downside?
 
2012-10-31 03:03:35 PM  
Who am I supposed to be mad at about this again?
 
2012-10-31 03:24:45 PM  
I'll take an extra 10-25k just for doing my job, thank you
 
2012-10-31 05:36:55 PM  

thomps: or they can hold on to their stock for a few more months and ride out the downward pressure.


meh
nove, dec, and next may for more stock becoming unlocked.
so yah, they would have to hold on a long time and hope for a long time.

In the end, they will sell and cut their paper losses.
 
2012-10-31 06:01:38 PM  

namatad: thomps: or they can hold on to their stock for a few more months and ride out the downward pressure.

meh
nove, dec, and next may for more stock becoming unlocked.
so yah, they would have to hold on a long time and hope for a long time.

In the end, they will sell and cut their paper losses.


most of them are RSUs anyway, it's hard to cut a paper loss when your purchase price was 0.
 
2012-11-01 08:17:47 AM  
Ah, the American IPO. The second most efficient mechanism for turning working class productivity into rentier class wealth.
 
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