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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 – video report

Date: 05/20/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/didnt-get-into-linkedin-ipo-good-for-you/B6F4AA8F-5EEA-4D58-86F6-09B60B2B9220

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?

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