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What Is The Future For Facebook After IPO?

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Facebook made waves on the NYSE recently as it went public in early May. Shares of the stock were snatched up at the initial price offering because of predictions that it would be a good money maker on the heels of its popularity when it was just a private company. The change in principle ownership did have users of the website worried though. Those that owned a Facebook profile became worried that Facebook going public would bring a lot of negative changes to their Facebook experience.  The truth is whenever company decides to go public there inevitably going to some changes that come along with it. What will be the future Facebook after IPO?

Revolution Investing Review – Helping You Make the Most Your Stock Portfolio


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You might have heard of Cody Willard if you read financial and investment websites regularly.  He is the guy who edits the MarketWatch Revolution Investing newsletter and he also frequently appears on TV as an expert on frugal financial advice.  In addition to that makes regular appearances on popular Fox Business Network as well as CNBC.  This places Willard in a very good position to give advice to traders that wish to get the best insight on stocks and share trading.  If you want to improve your portfolio then this is where a subscription to the Revolution Investing newsletter can help as it in. Read the following review to find out more and see whether it would suit you.

Things To Consider When Investing In Technology

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In the world of business today there are a lot of tough decisions that have to be made by any management that wishes to be successful. It is indeed worthy to note that many managers have opted to cut down on spending in just about all departments of the business. Most have also decided to neglect investing in technology.

8 Investing Principles Everyone Should Know

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The following graph gives an illustration of investing a dollar in different asset classes in the market from 1926 to the end of 2007. The returns and dollar value shown represent past performance only and does not guarantee future results. The red arrow at the bottom indicates when 9-11 occurred. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Understand What Type Of Investor You Are

A key principle is to understand what type of investor you are. There are either active or passive investors. To be an active investor one must be committed to doing the necessary research in order to generate a good return. They also must learn to manage risk wisely. A passive investor does not have the amount of time it takes to properly research and diversify investments. This type of investor is better off investing in a whole index fund where they can achieve diversity and get the return of the whole index. Another option is to let a professional handle his investments if they do to have the time to devote to it.

Should I Invest in Google?

Google is a popular internet search engine that was established in 1996. In 2004, Google began providing shares for trading on the NASDAQ stock exchange. It is a publicly traded company; therefore, trading with Google, which goes under the symbol GOOG, is exactly the same as investing in other stocks that are available in the stock exchange. Google named itself in 2015 and is now known as Alphabet Inc. The stock recently traded as high as $768 a share near its all time high.

Many people today wonder if investing in Google is a good idea. Google has become a part of everyday life for most people. If you need to search a particular subject on the internet, you probably will Google it. Most experts on investing say that it is a good idea to invest in a company that you are familiar with. Google certainly fits that description.

How To Treat Your Investing Practices Like A Business

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If you are contemplating the possibility of taking a more active role in your personal investments, then one of the most important steps you can immediately take is not trying to decide where to place your capital, what stocks to buy, or what currencies to short; instead, the most important step to immediately take is to sit down and write out a business plan.

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