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Pros and Cons of IPOS, The Secondary & Primary Market

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Pros and Cons of IPOS, The Secondary & Primary Market

To PO (Publicly Offer) or Not to PO, That is the Gastronomy

Ah, the IPO. Investing's Holy Grail. An IPO is an initial public offering. In it, the company agrees to conform to "higher" standards of operation, mainly in the form of reporting and accounting compliance. And in return, the company gets to sell stock to the public and list its shares on an exchange like NASDAQ, The American Stock Exchange, or the NYSE, etc. Just like the big boys. Why would The Sauce Company want to do that?

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