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IPO Activity Heats Up Again

Investor uncertainty, the fiscal cliff debate, and the misadventures of some high-profile initial public offerings last year have led to a lack of new issues recently. But that's about to change.

Congress to America: Sorry. Gone Fishin'

Did you lose money on last month's Facebook IPO? How about on Groupon or Zynga? Perhaps something seemed a little off when you logged on to your brokerage account and either couldn't place an order or couldn't get confirmation that your order was placed? Congress couldn't care less.

Did Facebook Ruin the IPO Party for Everyone Else?

After Facebook's belly flop of an IPO, the next major dot-com slated to go public -- popular travel website Kayak -- is slowing down. And its not just Kayak: Twitter, LivingSocial and several others are now in an IPO holding pattern too.

Sell in May and Go Away: Stocks Close Dismal Month

With a disappointing finish on Thursday, the stock market closed what was by some measures its worst month in two years. Over five dismal weeks, Facebook fizzled, a debt crisis in Europe loomed, and nobody was in the mood to buy.

The Shocking Story of What Really Happened Inside Facebook's IPO

First, we learned Facebook's IPO underwriters had cut their estimates for the company in the middle of the IPO roadshow. What we didn't know was why. Now we know. The analysts cut their estimates because a Facebook exec who knew the business was weak told them to.