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Wit Capital: IPOs for Everyone

While IPOs are still allocated mostly to institutions and...

Dell: A Dot-Com With a Business Model

Growth in today's economy stems from execution and a...

Audible: Starting to Make Some Noise

In our busy lives, we do not have lots...

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KPMG Ready for a Ticker Symbol

Dribs and drabs. That basically explains the IPO market so far this year. And, expect this to continue for some time. However, there is a mega IPO on tap for this week: KPMG. Yes, this...

Getting A Caffeine Fix

Last week, the mighty Starbucks announced its quarterly results. Even with a slowing economy, people are still buying high-priced coffee. In the past quarter, net earnings surged from $34.7 million to $49 million....

Back in the Saddle

They're back... Yes, it has been a long slumber since we saw an IPO. And, unfortunately, it will take some time for the IPO market to mend its wounds. Yet, the recent strength in Nasdaq...

In Nasdaq We Trust

The key to a resurgent IPO market will be a resurgent Nasdaq. Last week, there were signs that, yes, Nasdaq may be coming back to life. After all, the index was up for three...

Baby Steps

Looks like it will take more than a half-point reduction in interest rates in order for IPOs to revive. By Friday of last week, investors were once again concerned about the prospects of upcoming...

On the Comeback Trail

When IPOs were trading at nosebleed valuations, everyone wanted to buy them. The Greater Fool Theory was very much in force. Somehow, there would be someone on the other end of the transaction willing...

End of the Year and an Era?

For 2000, it was the Year of the Dog for the IPO market. And, of course, the top dog was Pets.com. In a way, the company lived in dog years. The IPO was in...

Black-and-Blue Christmas for IPOs

Not long ago, IPOs were destined to surge - defying any semblance of reality. Of course, in the second half of 2000, the IPO market has mostly been destined for failure. Nothing seems to...

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