Chaos will not ensue if the US Supreme Court strikes down the individual mandate to buy health insurance, even if other parts of Obama's health-care reform law are upheld, health experts say. But premiums would be likely to rise.
Facebook stock fell 7 percent in early trading Tuesday, after an 11 percent fall Monday. In challenging market environment, selling IPO of Facebook stock is like 'trying to get a jumbo jet to take off in turbulent weather.'
An expected 'pop' in share prices never came as Facebook went public this week. But Facebook's IPO was a measured affair, lacking in irrational exuberance, and laying the groundwork for the network's main challenge: Turning 'friends' into consumers.
Facebook executives will make the rounds next week to convince fund managers and institutional investors that its initial public offering is worth $28 a share or more. With Facebook's valuing itself at up to $96 billion, it would be the biggest Web IPO ever.