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    Should "achieven" be "achieve"? A misspelling?

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    As investors raced to buy shares, the sprawling social network raised $16 billion on Thursday, in an initial public offering that valued Facebook at $104 billion.
    While the I.P.O. shares, 421 million of them, are being sold at $38 each, the feverish anticipation of their debut could drive them higher on Friday when the stock starts trading about 11 a.m. Newly public technology stocks — particularly ones that have captured investors’ attention like Facebook — often achieven double-digit gains in a one-day pop.

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    Re: Should "achieven" be "achieve"? A misspelling?

    Yes — 'achieve'.

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    Re: Should "achieven" be "achieve"? A misspelling?

    The constant demand for new content means that mistakes like this will often get through even on major new sites.

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