The ultimate LinkedIn linkfest

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LNKD1daychart 624x370 The ultimate LinkedIn linkfest

A day in the very short life of the public LinkedIn (LNKD).  (Yahoo! Finance)

A technician’s look at the first day of LinkedIn trading.  (Dragonfly Capital)

A longer term look at LinkedIn’s stock price.  (SAI, TechCrunch)

LinkedIn closes with a nearly $9 billion market cap.  (TechCrunch)

Where the LinkedIn first day gains rank among other IPOs.  (The Tech Trade, Big Picture)

LinkedIn now ranks among the public Internet giants.  (The Tech Trade)

Who just got filthy rich on the LinkedIn IPO?  (SAI)

A look at where some other companies, including Facebook, would trade at a LinkedIn-like valuation.  (Deal Journal, peHUB)

Who messed up where on LinkedIn.  (Deal Journal)

Goldman Sachs (GS) sold their entire stake in LinkedIn on the offering.  (Dealbook)

There was virtually no individual investor participation in the IPO.  (CNBC)

The implications of LinkedIn for the broader start-up economy. (Real Time Economics)

Every VC is now looking to push their social media start-up out the IPO door.  (Paul Kedrosky)

Brett Arends is skeptical, to say the least.  (ROI)

Jim Cramer went off on the LinkedIn IPO.  (Business Insider, Dealbreaker)

LinkedIn, the actual site, is no great shakes.  (Stone Street Advisors)

A couple of LinkedIn linkfests.  (FT Alphaville, Kid Dynamite)

A non-LinkedIn post.  (The Reformed Broker)

Earlier on Abnormal Returns

Henry Blodget, “Professional investors think LinkedIn (LNKD) is the next Open Table (OPEN).” (SAI also TechInsidr, TRB, Minyanville)

We would need to see a lot more IPOs to get to frothy levels.  (Phil Pearlman)

Pricing a hot IPO, like LinkedIn, is more art than science.  (SAI, Crossing Wall Street contra BI)

Taking a crack at a valuation of LinkedIn.  (Musings on Markets)

Using the term “bubble” obscures the broader reality of market moves.  (Term Sheet)

The StockTwits LinkedIn stream has been humming today.  (StockTwits)

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