The magic of momentum won't rescue all IPOs

As Uber prepares to ride a wave of hype to a valuation that could be $100bn at IPO, potential buyers should make sure they're not relying on market momentum alone to carry these loss-making juggernauts higher.

  • By Sam Kerr
  • 23 Apr 2019

The so-called FAANG trade (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) has been a driver of a 10 year bull market, which has seen US stock markets in particular soar.

Accentuated by passive flows, the FAANG stocks have had stratospheric rises —Netflix, for example, is up over 5000% in ...

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