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Trade IPOs online
Zito, Matthew D., 1969-
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Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [2000]

Physical Description:
xviii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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HG4028.S7 Z57 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Cash in on the Internet IPO Investment Revolution -- trade IPOs online.

"Whatever business you are in, the one common thread is that information is power. In this book you will find out how to get it and then how to use it for profit."
-- from the Foreword by David Menlow, President,

"Bust open that smoky back room and let the IPO Guys show you how the individual investor can play the IPO market."
-- Jay Sears, Senior Vice President, EDGAR Online, Inc.

"Any investor desiring to participate in IPOs need look no further than this fantastic book. Zito and Olejarczyk have done a tremendous service to individual investors by clearly explaining how to participate in the IPO market, from basic IPO participation to sophisticated investing techniques."
-- Corey E. Ostman, Chief Technology Officer, Alert-IPO!

"Trade IPOs Online is an excellent primer for the novice online investor."
-- Scott Ryles, President and Chief Executive Officer, Epoch Capital Partners

Author Notes

MATTHEW D. ZITO is an entrepreneur, individual investor, and IPO trader whose 1999 internal rate of return, before taxes was 715.01%. He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Home Office Computing magazine, and the Washington Post, and is President and CEO of Ski & Sand Travel, Inc., and MATT OLEJARCZYK is an individual investor, IPO trader, and logistics and efficiency consultant. He successfully purchased over twenty-five IPOs at the initial offering price online in 1999, resulting in an internal rate of return of 273.63% and a time-weighted return on investment of 3095.1%. He is founder of Oley Enterprises, which assists individuals and philanthropic organizations. Together, Zito and Olejarczyk founded the financial-based Web site, which is dedicated to helping educate individual investors about the new opportunities available through investing online.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chapter 1 The internet investing revolutionp. 9
Chapter 2 IPOs, the new investment vehiclep. 17
Chapter 3 IPO performancep. 35
Chapter 4 Internet iposp. 49
Chapter 5 Preinvesting preparation and researchp. 53
Chapter 6 Getting startedp. 105
Chapter 7 Where to buy iposp. 115
Chapter 8 Secrets, software, and technologyp. 147
Chapter 9 IPOs and the future for online individual investorsp. 153
Appendix Traditional discounting of IPO sharesp. 182
Epilogue: IPO surgeon general's warningp. 187
Notesp. 191
IPOguys terminologyp. 193
IPO glossaryp. 195
Indexp. 201