Snapchat IPO

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Description: Snapchat is looking to raise up to $4 billion in an initial public offering (IPO). Snapchat lost over $500 million in 2016 and $382 million the previous year. Yet, the company is expected to have a market value of up to $25 billion. Date: February 2, 2017; Source: theglobeandmail.com Link:¬†http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/us-business/snap-makes-3-billion-ipo-details-public/article33887617/ Discussion Points: 1) Are… Read more »

Canada Goose going public?

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Description: On a cold winter’s morning if you are getting set to walk to your early class, you may be one of the many Canadians enjoying the comfort of a warm Canada Goose garment. Of course, at $900 a pop, it often takes the intervention of a generous parent to bring one of these coats… Read more »

How’s your power bill?

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Description: Consumers are not fond of rising power bills. But how would you feel if you were an electricity consumer last week when provincial Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk reported that citizens of Ontario paid $37 billion in excess of market prices over an eight year period. That’s billion with a “B” folks. It comes at… Read more »

Facebook Fiasco: The Stock Is 50% Below Its IPO Price Again

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Facebook’s IPO price: $38 per share A little while back facebook’s IPO (Initial Public Offering) would take the financial community by storm. The stock would certainly rise to double its Initial Public Offering. This is the reason investors crave to have the opportunity to purchase an IPO. After four months of paperwork, hype and speculation,… Read more »