Thread: Facebook IPO
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Old 05-10-2012, 01:27 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by sladha View Post
So hypothetically, if I were to open up an account today, I'd be an E-Trade customer. Come next week, I can put in an order - although not guaranteed to get shares - but still eligible, with no minimum account requirement?

It seems unlikely, but I wouldn't mind giving them a call to find out the exact requirements. If not for Facebook IPO, then for other IPOs in the future.
I don't know these kind of details. I just know that I got the invitation in email and my friend already put an order for that (I'll pass). And this is one time deal between E-Trade and Facebook to offer 'retail IPO', nobody guarantee that E-Trade will offer something like that for future IPOs....
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