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What Facebook May Mean For Your Portfolio, Even If You Didn't Buy It

With an initial market capitalization of more than $100 billion, Facebook could have a distorting effect on some mutual funds, at least in the short term.
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TED's 'Explicitely Partisan' Talk, Briefly Barred From Its Site, Now Everywhere

A TED Talk challenging conventional wisdom that rich entrepreneurs are the number one job creators is now available for public viewing, after TED organizers originally kept the video private because it was too "explicitly partisan."
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JPMorgan's Troubles And The Price Of Eggs

JPMorgan Chase says it lost billions of dollars trading "synthetic derivatives." Do these complex Wall Street transactions ever do anything to help average people? To answer that question, we consider the case of an imaginary company, Chickens LLC, that is looking to grow.
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Facebook's Shares Rise At Opening, Then Dip Back Toward $38 Initial Price

The social media giant's stock started trading publicly for the first time today.
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Facebook To Begin Trading On Nasdaq

Facebook begins public trading Friday at $38 a share. The social networking company boasts 900 million users, giving it undeniable clout in the marketplace. Whether Facebook can generate enough profit to justify its valuation is another matter.
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Delta Promotion Offers NHL Fans Free Trip

The New York Rangers play the New Jersey Devils Saturday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Delta Airlines is offering free plane tickets to New Jersey for some lucky Rangers fans. The flight time for the 20 mile trip is 17 minutes but the estimated travel time, with airports and the TSA involved, is around three hours.
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Did Bank's Culture Lead To JPMorgan's Big Loss?

David Greene talks to financial writer William Cohan about Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase. Before he was an award-winning journalist, Cohan was a banker at JPMorgan. The Justice Department is looking into the bank's risky trades which resulted in at least a $2 billion loss.

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