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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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work