What The Bloated Facebook Ipo Says About Human Psychology

Facebook?s IPO will??be the largest ever for an Internet company, expected to raise more than 10 times as much as the $1.67 billion raised in Inc.?s 2004 IPO. ??At the end of the day, the company will be valued at more than $104 billion, and existing stockholders will collect nearly $6 billion.

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