Because why not? Here’s a dubstep tune created based on NASDAQ trading volume, along with Apple’s performance against the market, since 2009. The wobblier it gets, the more volatile the market. (ht Hacker News)
What’s taking so long? According to Bloomberg TV, NASDAQ is having problems handling such a large IPO, causing delays in launching the stock. Zuck’s a programmer — perhaps they should put him on the case. EDIT: CNBC is reporting that the delay is causing NASDAQ’s stock to fall.