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  1. How is a penny stock created?

  2. In an IPO, who is a greensheet distributed to and for what purpose?

  3. Why do share prices fall after a company has a secondary offering?

  4. What is a company's worth, and who determines its stock price?

  5. What were the "browser wars"?

  6. How can average investors get involved in an IPO?

  7. How are share prices set?

  8. What is an IPO lock-up period and how long is it?

  9. How did dotcom companies become so overvalued in the late 1990s?

  10. A hypothecation agreement allows a broker-dealer to

  11. Why would a company do a reverse merger instead of an IPO?

  12. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

  13. Which credit card company holds the honor of most profitable IPO?

  14. What was the first company to issue stock?

  15. What's the difference between publicly- and privately-held companies?

  16. What is a "dog and pony" show?

  17. What are the three phases of a completed initial public offering (IPO) transformation ...

  18. Why did dotcom companies crash so drastically?

  19. What does 'going public' mean?

  20. After an initial public offering, does a company profit from increases in its share ...

  21. How does an IPO get valued? What are some good methods for analyzing IPOs?

  22. Do underwriters make guarantees to sell an entire IPO issue?

  23. What is a back door listing?

  24. What is the difference between investment banks and merchant banks?

  25. What does it mean when my broker says that shares are for auction?

  26. When you buy a stock in a company, does it necessarily mean that one of the shareholders ...

  27. What requirements must a company meet for options to be traded on its stock?

  28. How can a company trade more shares in one day than there are shares outstanding? ...

  29. How do I identify a gray market?

  30. How does privatization affect a company's shareholders?

  31. Are IPOs available to short sell immediately upon trading, or is there a time limit ...

  32. What is authorized stock?

  33. What are the advantages and disadvantages for a company going public?

  34. How does piggyback registration work?

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