IPO trend: Investor lockup periods get shorter — here’s how it will impact investors

Investors beware, IPO lockup periods are getting shorter (data via Renaissance Capital research) — which could lead to greater volatility investing in companies that recently went public. What’s the big deal? Early investors and insiders (i.e. employees) often have lockup periods of 90-180 days before they can sell their shares after an IPO. Upon these…

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What’s the right crypto allocation for investors?

Last weekend, crypto fell hard with Bitcoin falling as much as 25% within 24 hours — fully displaying the volatile nature of cryptocurrencies. Just how volatile? According to Ben Carlson, Bitcoin has seen corrections of 33%, 39%, 41%, 30%, 84%, and 62% since 2017 — along with several single-day 20% crashes. But volatility is the…

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High-flying growth stocks are down big in 2021 — what comes next?

2021 hasn’t been kind to the high-flying growth stocks of 2020. Many are down 50% plus but when we look at a longer time frame (since the start of 2020), the story is very different… If you only look at 2021 returns, many stocks are down big — Compound Advisor’s Charlie Bilello showed some of…

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