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February 1, 2012 6:49 PM Why Facebook's IPO shouldn't excite you By Larry Swedroe The investing world certainly seems to be working itself into a frenzy over the looming Facebook IPO . But before you jump in thinking you finally have a way to make real money from FarmVille and Words With Friends, you had better know your history. Many people can point to Google as an example of a tech company making investors rich. The IPO set the share price at $85 a share, with the price now around the $580 mark. However, just consider some other recent IPOs. LinkedIn saw its share price climb as high as $122 on its first day and then settled at $94.25 on
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