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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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A man walks into a WeWork office in Washington, D.C.
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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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Uber's IPO arrives at a challenging time

May 9, 2019
Uber's Jump bikes are made in China, and they could see a U.S. import tariff hike if trade talks fall through.
Uber launches its Jump electrical bike service in Brussels on April 25.
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How does this year's wave of IPOs compare to 1999's?

Apr 8, 2019
The social-networking site Pinterest has set a price range for its initial public offering. At the peak price of $17 per share, the company would be worth a little over $11 billion, down from an estimate of $12 billion last year. Pinterest is part of this year’s wave of IPOs, which started with Lyft last […]
Microsoft Corporation stock information is seen at the NASDAQ stock exchange in 1999.
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As Uber eyes an IPO, what's its plan for profits?

Feb 28, 2019
It's expanding far beyond ride-sharing, and it has tons of data.
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