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How can I purchase Skype stock during the IPO?

Skype will be going IPO soon. How can I purchase their IPO stock?
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Can a wealthy investor invest in or make a deal with a company before it goes public / IPO?

Can a wealthy investor invest his money in any company before it goes public / IPO? I am referring to a recent Goldman Sachs and Facebook deal worth $450 Million at a valuation of $50 Billion dollars. ...
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Is there a list of upcoming Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), i.e. companies going public soon?

I've searched around on Google for a list of companies going public soon, but the results seem kind of shady; or at best they were loose predictions. Is there a list of companies that plan to go ...
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How can I trade in U.S stock exchange living in India by choosing the broker in U.S?

I would appreciate if you kindly suggest an answer for this question.Anything incomplete in this question should be assumed. And also please suggest which is the best brokerage firm/broker for this ...
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From Facebook's perspective, was the fall in price after IPO actually an indication that it went well?

Please state if I'm incorrect but the whole point of a company doing a IPO is it wants to sell off a portion of itself in order to raise capital. So in an IPO, I presume a company would aim to sell ...
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What price can *I* buy IPO shares for?

This is motivated by the recent LinkedIn IPO, but is a general question. LinkedIn IPOed around $45/share, climbed to $95/share by noon, topped out around $122 on the day, then closed around ...
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Are the sellers selling pre-IPO shares over these websites legitimate or fake?

The websites which are selling block of Facebook,Twitter and other companies are given below with the explanation which I think is fake and is not legitimate.However I have contacted both of the firms ...