Facebook soaring stock closes above $38 IPO price

MENLO PARK, Calif. • Facebook’s stock has closed above its IPO price for the first time since the online social networking leader made its debut on Wall Street more than 14 months ago. The shares gained 56 cents to finish Friday’s session at $38.05. That’s the stock’s highest closing price since ending its first day of trading at $38.23 in May of last year. The stock has been soaring since last week when Facebook reported better second-quarter earnings than analysts anticipated. Facebook Inc. pr...

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