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What to know about Robinhood’s IPO

The offering, expected this week, will be a test of whether individual investors want to stay on the sidelines or jump into this type of investing. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his expert insights on the trading app’s IPO

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‘Blank check’ firm hires Bill Clinton — and keeps quiet about it

An environmentally focused SPAC had a remarkably quiet launch on Tuesday — despite the fact that it has tapped Bill Clinton to help it find an acquisition target. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter suggests why it might have done this

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A day in the life of an investment banker

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares the most important skills aspiring investment bankers should develop before applying to the top investment banks.  See Ritter’s recommendations in this story from MBA Crystal Ball. 

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The IPO rush is on. Here are the companies that may go public this year.

“We are on pace to have the most operating company IPOs of any year since 2000,” says Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar. “And by and large, the companies going public are pretty substantial.” Read more of Ritter’s insights and learn

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The 2021 IPO market in 4 charts

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter notes that the chief reason for the IPO boom has been “the bull market,” which has itself been bolstered by low interest rates.  See more of Ritter’s insights in this story about IPOs from Fortune.

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After a long drought, IPOs are suddenly crushing it. What’s going on?

Research insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story from Fortune on why IPOs are having a resurgence. [Subscription required.]

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The definitive data-driven guide to buying the best performing IPOs

You might think that investing in IPOs is strictly a game for powerful money managers and the ultrawealthy. Not so. Once the bell has rung on some of this summer’s hottest upcoming IPOs, don’t despair if you didn’t get in

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Robinhood is earmarking 20% to 35% of its own IPO shares for customers

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter explains why smaller investors should proceed with caution in this story from CNBC. 

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SPAC Backed by Father Gains 84% Buying Firm Run by Daughter

Research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter and Ph.D. student Minmo Gahng inform this story about Jay Sidhu’s Megalith SPAC merging with BM Technologies.  Read the story from Bloomberg. 

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Environmental Investing Frenzy Stretches Meaning of ‘Green’

Seabed miner The Metals Company positions itself as an ecological crusader with a planned $2.9 billion valuation, even as oceanographers warn of ruined habitats. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights on The Metals Company’s SPAC deal in this story