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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - May 18, 2012
What happened this week? Facebook's value soared. JPMorgan's reputation crumbled. And Washington prepared for another maddening debt-limit fight
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ark Zuckerberg's social network launched its relentlessly gabbed-about IPO on Friday, selling Facebook shares for $42 a pop. That values the 900-million-user-strong social network at more than $100 billion — more than venerable business behemoths Disney, McDonald's, and Kraft. Is Facebook stock hopelessly overhyped — especially considering that big-spending GM believes advertising on Facebook is worthless?

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