The Wikipedia page about IPOs says this: A company selling shares is never required to repay the capital to its public investors. Does that mean that stocks bought on the stock market are somehow ...
Why did the stock chart for Facebook's first trading day show an initial price of $42 when the IPO price was $38?
Facebook was widely reported as having an IPO price of $38. Yet, all the stock charts show Facebook shares priced at $42 until around 11:30 AM, than dropping to $40, and then only at 11:50 AM ...
Who are the market participants in an IPO? From my understanding: there are no short sellers, and no standardized options. The insiders may be selling but there are also restricted shares that can't ...