Jay Ritter

What is an IPO? The process explained and how to invest

An IPO is when a company starts trading on a public exchange, offering investors a chance to get in on a hot new stock.

In this story, Business Insider explains what an IPO is, why companies go the IPO route, and how to invest, all with help from Mr. IPO himself. Read on to see insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter about the world of IPOs.