Facebook's IPO flop: Who got rich?

For all the disappointment with Facebook's public debut, a ton of money was there to be made. Here's a look at some insiders, banks and traders who cashed in -- and how you may have gotten a cut, too.

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Jun 13, 2012 10:23AM
I couldn't see a reason to buy Facebook stock.  I see nothing there.  What are you buying?  Maybe the hope that people will keep writing down every thought that pops into their head.  How stupid is that?
Jun 13, 2012 12:06PM

I never joined facebook..for good reasons..

Saw how much time others wasted on it....

Now I see how much money others wasted on it..too funny..lol

Jun 13, 2012 12:22PM
How much did investor Bono make on Face book and why?  He had  inside information that we did not have. We meaning the rest of us.  Greed,Greed ,Greed - Wall Street Runs This Country, It Doesn't Matter Who Is President.
Jun 13, 2012 1:14PM

Not like buying Coca cola 100 years ago.


IBM years ago..

Facebook is a mirage, no substance. 


What you put on there now will haunt you in jobs and social  circles and even in criminal trials. 


Why use it?

Jun 13, 2012 3:16PM
I was going to buy some facebook stock, but instead bought some magic beans. I'm pretty sure I came out ahead.
Jun 13, 2012 9:59AM
Facebook will fade out like Yahoo in the next few years.  No one wants to keep the Facebook stock for long.  The insiders want to get the money quick, jump out of the sinking boat, claim back their original citizen to avoid tax.  See their faces laughing:  Wow easy money :)
Jun 19, 2012 1:08PM

Individuals were a lot more social without Facebook the "social" network!!!

Facebook is ****!!!!

Jun 13, 2012 1:15PM
Facebook won't buy back their stock even let say it dropped down to $20 range.  Why should you keep holding Facebook stock ?  sell it  now, sell it now,  before too late
Jun 13, 2012 1:56PM
I see another .com bubble about to burst! When are people going to realize you can't throw real money at a virtual product?
Jun 19, 2012 1:35PM
With all the complaining, many seem to forget people have a choice to completely ignore Facebook, not to invest in it, not include it in any way shape of form in their lives.
Jun 13, 2012 4:33PM
I am sick and tired of seeing and hearing about Casey Anthony.Are you?
Jun 19, 2012 3:09PM

Hey Ben.........

I know blacks that have accumulated ridiculous wealth starting out from nothing. Same with hispanics. I know dirt poor white people. Its possible to do anything you set your mind to in this country if you are willing to work for it. Little known fact...... in Africa if you have a successful business the state can come in and just take it over at any time for a duration of time and you then work for them. Dont cry " blame whitey" for problems in other countries. And in this country YOU are responsible for who you become and how far you go in life. I'm not gonna argue that the system of wealth sucks in this country but the opportunities for the masses are there if you are willing to work for them.

Jun 19, 2012 12:54PM

This face book thing reminds me of people buying Pet Rocks in the 70s

"There's a sucker born every minute"

Jun 13, 2012 1:06PM
People have to STOP falling into these traps such as Facebook and iPhones! It is ruining ou country and the rest of the world!
Jun 13, 2012 12:05PM
The word on Zuckenberg is; he will be selling his share of Facebook stock and Facebook also with in a weeks time.  Wall Street Said So. He will walk away with 15 billion in stock alone not counting what he will get for the company. He will take all 15 billion out of the stock market at one time. Wall Street Will Be Left Holding It's Balls. Good For Wall Street And The Scum Of The Earth That Live Hang Out There.   
Jun 19, 2012 2:30PM
Facebook is dying and people still post there life on it, what a shame, get a life !!!
Jun 13, 2012 1:08PM
You should know by now that the market is like the old casinos in Vegas...shaved dice, marked cards and a one way trip to the desert if you complain.
Jun 19, 2012 1:10PM
Zuckerberg should be renamed SUCKERberg, because he suckered a LOT of people to amass a huge fortune.  And, please!  Do not attempt to tell me he did not plan to screw the pooch, so to speak.
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