Description: Without inside connections, IPOs for social-networking firms like LinkedIn are a crapshoot for retail investors, according to MarketWatch columnist Chuck Jaffe. who says Google stood out as a recognized market leader. Laura Mandaro reports.
Source: Moneywatch.com â€“ video report
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the opinions expressed about the Linked-In IPO?
- Do you think it represents a good investment as an IPO?
- Should an investor wait for the dust to settle before buying in?
- Should retail investors stay away because of the risk factors?