Initial Public Offerings
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The paper explains that a company offering initial public offerings is offering its shares to the public and enabling the stock to be traded on a stock exchange. The paper discusses how a company will do this in order to raise money and its profile. The paper lists the advantages and disadvantages of IPOs and examines one of the most noteworthy IPOs: Google's offering in 2004.
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