Facebook Sets Record For IPO Trading Volume

--Facebook's more-than-460 million shares traded exceeds prior record for an IPO stock

--Volume beats mark previously held by GM

--Seen as welcome boost from recent low equity-trading volume

NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--In a stock debut that some felt didn't impress, Facebook Inc. (FB) still found a way to make history.

More than 460 million shares in the social network traded Friday, the day of its public listing, setting a new record for a stock debut. In just the first few minutes after listing, 100 million shares changed hands. The heavy trading provided a shot in the arm to trading desks ...


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