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  2. Ahhh, Facebook. Perhaps the biggest thing ever made since sliced bread. I'm on it, you're on it, we're all on it. With over half a billion active users worldwide, it's become more popular than porn and has a lifted an awkward, freckled ...

    44 comments11 Jan 2011 -

  3. I have always thought about the amount of work and insight it would take to become a decent programmer. Usually I begin to shudder at the thought of spending hours cranking out code on my computer. Maybe a lot of coffee and Paul Kalkbrenner can keep me go ...

    29 comments28 Mar 2012 -

  4. Week after week, investors have seen multi-billion deals for online businesses with suspect business models. In January, Goldman invested in Facebook at a $50 billion valuation. Zynga's reported $7-$10 billion valuation surpassed that of software gia ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. So I just finished The Social Network, and although encouraged by a few drinks I think this movie is going to be the next Wall Street. I say this in the sense that Wall Street inspired so many young men to study and improve their understanding of business ...

    23 comments24 Apr 2016 -

  6. From time to time I find stories in the news which fascinate me. They are often not pertinent to the daily grind of the financial community. Life is so much bigger than what we do for our daily bread, that it is hard to get excited about a basis point spi ...

    5 comments29 May 2011 -

  7. According to Forbes Magazine, Carlos Slim outdid Bill Gates for the 2nd year in a row as the richest man in the world. His net worth is currently about $74 billion, an increase of about $20.5 billion from last year alone. There are currently 1,210 billion ...

    4 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Mark Zuckerberg got married a day after the IPO of FB. Was this a smart legal move? Do you think the marriage will impact the value of FB? Can this company even be accurately valued? Previous news indicated that the bankers undervalued FB. Do you agree? C ...

    4 comments27 May 2012 -

  9. Facebook misses on topline in Q2; stock crashes 9%

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    Facebook's shares tumbled 9% Wednesday after it reported second-quarter revenue that missed street expectations. https://news.alphastreet.com/facebook-earnings-q2-2018/ Facebook stockmarket techstock Mark Zuckerberg earnings corporate earnings Salary ...

    3 comments26 Jul 2018 -

  10. As many of you know, Goldman Sachs recently invested $500 million in Facebook at a $50 billion valuation. Goldman is also reportedly raising $1.5 billion from those special, lucky investors in a special-purpose vehicle that will invest alongside the firm. ...

    2 comments13 Jan 2011 -