Description: One year after its IPO, Facebook remains a highly emotional investment. “Upset,” “optimistic,” “let down,” “hopeful” and “deceived” are just a few of the words MarketWatch readers used in an informal survey to describe their experience as a Facebook shareholder who bought in at the IPO.
Date: May 17, 2013
Questions for Discussions:
- Describe the emotional descriptors used to self-describe investors who bought Facebook’s IPO.
- What lessons are there here for understanding the psychology of retail IPO investors?