Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public Part 3: Tick Size

Posted On June 24, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

Today’s stock market is nearly transaction cost-free and overrun by trading schemes that can displace individual investors. While competition reduces trading costs for investors, it can have negative consequences for IPOs. Tick size, or the price increment …

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Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public Part 2: JOBS Act

Posted On May 27, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

The IPO market continued its moderate pace in the first quarter of 2015, producing 28 IPOs. Of the 28 IPOs in 2015, return ranges from a loss of 32% of value to a return of almost 230%. …

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Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public

Posted On May 13, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak
Markets

Building on the momentum from 2013, the 2014 IPO market produced 244 IPOs, the highest annual figure since 2000 and almost one-third higher than the annual average of 186 IPOs recorded between 2004 and 2007—the last period …

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Desert Sunlight Solar Farm 1 - courtesy of www.energy.ca.gov

The Desert Sunlight Solar Farm, which is billed as Southern California’s largest solar plant, was dedicated with much fanfare this week by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. The solar farm, developed by First Solar Inc. …

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Experts Offer ‘Mixed Signals’ on U.S. Housing Market

Posted On January 28, 2015 | by AllenCaron
New Home Construction - 2 - Courtesy of www.noconewhome.com

The outlook for the spring housing market is anyone’s guess, based on recent conflicting reports on housing starts, housing sales and testimony from market experts. “Mixed signals” was how CNBC real estate reporter Diana Olick characterized the …

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Dexcom Seven Plus - courtesy of www.dexcom.com

Wearable or portable healthcare technology is a sector we first visited back in June 2013 and it became timely again because the FDA has just issued guidance about the use of some of these low risk devices. …

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New Honda_FCV - courtesy of www.autoblog.com

Amidst all the hoopla at the Detroit Auto Show this week, Honda stole some headlines with its North American debut of its first fuel cell concept car—the Honda FCV. The FCV is actually an evolved design from …

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