Facebook's Slide: 1 Number to Watch

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The following video is from today's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Mike Olsen, Jason Moser, and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Shares of Facebook fell another 9% today as questions began to swirl around the social-media giant and its lead underwriter, Morgan Stanley. In this segment, the guys analyze Facebook's financials relative to other technology giants and zero in on one of the key metrics investors need to watch to gauge Facebook's health over the next few months.

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