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Robinhood’s IPO: The app that popularized meme stocks goes public

Jul 29, 2021
Why the trading app is courting everyday investors with its initial public offering.
The trading app is courting everyday investors with its initial public stock offering.
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London Stock Exchange off to best start for IPOs since 2014

Jun 29, 2021
That's despite Brexit and a recent transition period that some expected would bring volatility to U.K. financial services.
The financial services industry was largely left out of Brexit trade negotiations, but the head of securities trading at the London Stock Exchange says the industry banded together to make its own roadmap for a post-Brexit future.
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What's behind the boom in IPOs?

Jun 17, 2021
The type of companies that have gone public this year are often in sectors that have done well during the pandemic.
According to Dealogic, the amount of money raised through IPOs in 2021 has already surpassed the total in 2020, and it's only June.
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Who's going to buy Robinhood stock after an IPO?

There's no word yet on when the IPO would happen, but Robinhood has filed the confidential plan to go public later this year.
If buying stock on Robinhood is free, how does the company make its money?
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The SPAC craze, explained

Mar 5, 2021
Investors are piling into “blank-check” companies. Some experts are worried.
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What's a SPAC? A simple guide to the investment trend.

Feb 18, 2021
A top JPMorgan banker explains what you need to know about the Wall Street craze that's going global.
SPAC investors don't know what company their money will end up with, but they often base their decision on the sponsors involved in the deal.
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Airbnb raises price target for its IPO

Dec 7, 2020
After huge losses in the spring, the short-term rental platform is profitable again.
Airbnb was planning an IPO back in March, but the pandemic threw a wrench in that plan.
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Airbnb begins process to go public

The company is using provisions of a 2012 law to keep its inner workings secret for now.
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Why IPO pricing is "more of an art than a science"

May 10, 2019
Uber's Wall Street debut offers an interesting case study.
An Uber sign is displayed as traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) before the Opening Bell at the NYSE as the ride-hailing company Uber makes its highly anticipated initial public offering (IPO) on May 10, 2019 in New York City.
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