“Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. scored the planned stock-market listing of the social-media company, according to people familiar with the matter. The win gives Nasdaq one of the most-coveted deals among the new crop of Internet companies and a leg up in the race for technology IPOs,” Dieterich, Bunge and Russolillo report. “Securing Facebook’s listing burnishes Nasdaq’s reputation in the high-tech arena. The exchange is home to firms such as Apple Inc. and Google Inc.”
Dieterich, Bunge and Russolillo report, “Shares in Menlo Park, Calif.-based Facebook will trade under the symbol FB, previous filings said.”
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