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Friday May 18, 2012

Facebook Stock Jumps 10% Public Debut

Well, there it is. Facebook went public, the stock is up a bit and Zuckerberg and crew are billionaires. Maybe now people can start talking about something else.

The stock rose to $42.05 on the Nasdaq Stock market on Friday morning. CEO Mark Zuckerberg rang the opening bell from Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Surrounded by cheering Facebook employees and wearing his signature hoodie, the 28-year-old pushed the button that signals the opening of the stock market in New York.