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Description:  LinkedIn Corp. has suffered an unusual loss of support from the securities firms that led the professional-networking website’s initial public offering less than three months ago.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 08/05/2011

Link:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-05/linkedin-ipo-managers-stop-saying-buy-amid-networking-site-s-stock-surge.html

Questions for discussion:

  • How do you think investors will interpret the changes in recommendations so soon after their IPO recommendations?
  • What are the implications for this behavior?
  • Is there anything unethical about the behavior?

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