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Facebook Closes Down 11 Percent in Second Day of Trading

Shares of Facebook stock sank 4.2 points in their second day of trading on the Nasdaq, ending the day at $34.03, a somewhat expected downturn after a lackluster start last Friday. The stock opened at around ten percent under where it closed on Friday, most likely due to lack of underwriter support in propping prices up by exercising the “greenshoe” option.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald