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Facebook IPO blog gets Mother’s Day nod

Connie Prater

My blog about hoping to get in on the upcoming initial public offering (IPO) of Facebook stock was selected for the 361st edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance.

Hosted by One Cent at a Time, the carnival had a Mother’s Day theme.

Blog carnivals are collections of blogs about certain topics, such as personal finance. Each week, a different blog acts as host and selects the best of the blogs submitted to showcase in the carnival.

The Facebook IPO blog recounts my quest to be one of the “small” — emphasis on small here (think tiny) — investors eTrade is allowing to bid on IPO shares of the social media giant. I don’t yet know if I will be one of the chosen few. If you agree with many of the analysts who say Facebook is overvalued and its earnings aren’t likely to grow, then you’ll probably congratulate me for NOT getting in on the IPO.


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