Is Facebook's stock price sustainable?

There's a disconnect between Silicon Valley and Wall Street, with the majority of listed internet companies trading below their initial asking price. Is Facebook set to follow this trend?

When the dust settles on Facebook's first weeks and months as a public company, what emerges will serve as a referendum both on how web companies approach IPOs and to what extent Wall Street methodologies can keep up with the fast-changing tech world.

There is little doubt that Facebook's impact as a public company will be profound. Former Facebook executive David Morin had it right when he said that Facebook “sets the tone for long-term, product-driven Internet companies.”

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