There are few experiences as thrilling as taking a risk that pays off. This is part of the appeal of investing in an initial public offering. Anyone who chooses the right stock gets bragging rights, and gets credited with soothsaying abilities bordering on the supernatural. Of course, anyone who chooses the wrong stock will lose money, dignity and status. But most investors will tell you that the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the next big thing is worth the risk.
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Posted 26 July 2010