Jay Ritter

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Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green at a party celebrating the ride-hailing company’s IPO in March. Photograph: Alex Welsh/The New York Times

It looks like 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the unicorn. Ride-sharing company Uber recently made its stock market debut in what was the third-l(...)

Bullish sentiment, as measured by the weekly American Association of Individual Investor polls, has averaged less than 37 per cent since the rally began in 2009. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Market bears insist this ageing bull market, now the second-longest in history after celebrating its ninth birthday this month, is past its sell-by (...)

IPO celebration: TrueCar employees mark its recent IPO by ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq Exchange in Times Square, New York.  Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The appetite of investors for initial public offerings has been on the up in 2014, with the hype machine set to go into overdrive when Chinese online (...)

An employee walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese ecommerce giant is about to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with talk of a $170 billion valuation. Photograph: Reuters

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is about to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with talk of a sky-high $170 billion valuation(...)

Twitter’s stock market valuation is more expensive than any other major market flotation since at least 1975, according to IPO expert Prof Jay Ritter.(...)

Investors are feverishly speculating on Twitter’s impending stock market flotation, valuations of $10-20 billion (€7.4-€14.7 billion) being bandied ab(...)