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In Case You Missed It: King Zuck Weds His Queen, Experience Beats Lob City, and The G8 Hit Chi-Town


Priscilla’s $4,700 dress cost approximately 2.611111111111e-7% of Zuck’s net worth

Facebook continued to dominate the news this week as it turned out a company with $1 billion in profits in 2011 was worth 100x that.  Zuckerberg kicked trading off from Silicon Valley surrounded by thousands of other nerds who worship him, rather than on the floor of the NASDAQ surrounded by investment bankers who not so secretly hate him.  The stock ended its first day of trading near it’s initial selling price, much to the chagrin of institutional investors who had hoped to use their advantageous position to make a quick profit off individual investors (read suckers) caught up in facebook mania.  The stock ended up 23 cents over its initial offering price causing some to say that facebook’s IPO was a huge flop.     A day later Zuckerberg surprised guests, who thought they were attending a post IPO party, by marrying his long time girlfriend in a simple ceremony.  His new wife Priscilla was reported to have asked why Mark couldn’t even wear a tuxedo to his own wedding the day after he became worth $18 billion.  Eduardo Saverin had planned to attend until he was politely asked by America never to return.

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