The IPO Buzz: Boxing with the Bear

With “the Bear” in the headlines, as in Bear Stearns, and the problems with subprime loans that produced a volatile stock market, not too much attention has been given to the IPO calendar. And guess what? This week boasts a baker’s dozen on the new-issues launching pad. The 13 IPOs aim to raise nearly $1.7 billion. Now that’s heavy traffic.
August 4, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Shooting the Rapids

The selling wave that swept through Wall Street last week did not drown the IPO market. Bankers priced everything on the calendar. And they plan to deliver an equally robust line-up this week.
July 28, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Dancing with LULU

It was a wild and bumpy ride down the IPO rapids last week. It proved there is no such thing as a “sure thing,” but more on that in a minute. This week’s new-issues calendar gets away from this year’s favorites — technology and specialty financial firms.
July 22, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Sugar Daddy

Everyone loves a sugar daddy, and Wall Street’s denizens are no exception to this rule. This week, MF Global (NYSE: MF proposed), the Bermuda-based broker of exchange-listed futures and options, plans to go public in a deal that has generated plenty of buzz: A
July 15, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Techs Gone Wild

Tech IPOs broke out into party mode in the final week of June – with some of the sharpest opening-day gains seen this year. That trend of techs dancing topless on the beach was right in step with the way this IPO sector has performed throughout the first half of 2007.
July 1, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Two-Way Street

The street sign at the corner of Broad and Wall says “one way,” but don’t believe it. Stocks went south last week while IPOs headed north, and one new issue soared to the top of this year’s IPO winner’s list.
June 10, 2007 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Summer Myth

Now June is upon us, you’ll start hearing people talk about “the summer doldrums” for the IPO market. Don’t believe it. Facts don’t support this myth.
June 3, 2007 Read More
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