Here is an overview of the riskiest investments you can make, including leveraged ETFs, penny stocks, and initial public offerings.
The Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) IPO yesterday was everything it should have been: smooth and non-eventful. Everything that the IPO watchers expected happened, and nothing unexpected occurred. Basically, the IPO itself could not have gone any better. But what about Twitter itself? Is it even worth the $44.90 per share it ended up closing at? That […]
This site is called The College Investor and one of my favorite sandwiches in college was A Wreck® at Potbelly’s with those truly amazing hot peppers. I just could never get enough. Investors can’t get enough either. Potbelly (NASDAQ: PBPB) had its IPO last Friday and investor demand bordered on insatiable. The shares were up […]
I’m one of those cheap freaks who googles a coupon anytime I buy something online, so you can imagine how excited I was when I realized that RetailMeNot would soon go public. RetailMeNot (SALE) is by far the leader in the online coupon category. The company lists coupons from tens of thousands of sites and […]
I remember the day like it was yesterday. Investors were calling in left and right wanting to know what they could do to get their hands on the much-discussed Facebook stock (FB). The Facebook IPO had been hyped for weeks and it seemed like whatever channel you were on, the talking heads were all abuzz […]
It’s Goundhog Day, and I feel like I may be in a movie. Anyone remember the movie with Bill Murray? Does anyone remember back in March 2000 – when the tech market was booming and the NASDAQ was over 5,000? People were launching companies and tech IPOs were hot? Then again, in 2007, when the […]