If you look past the hype, you'll see that some serious red flags merit scrutiny.
With pre-IPO shares going mostly to Wall Street's top clients, advisers are seeking alternative ways to be part of the action.
With the IPO two weeks away, here are some guidelines for determined buyers.
If you want to invest for the long term, it may make sense to wait -- maybe as long as six months after the stock's inevitable first-day pop.
Facebook's IPO may value the company at as much as $96 billion. The Dow falls 62. Energy shares lag the market. Growth in the services sector is slowing. Jobless claims fall. Green Mountain Coffee shares are crushed.
The social network operator is set to go public later this month, but its revenue growth is slowing. Is the company worth $100 billion?
The stock must have an aggressive growth rate to meet sky-high expectations.
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