Entries tagged “Secondary Market”
Insight June 29, 2011
In recent years, the secondary market for stocks – a platform through which investors can buy and trade shares of private companies – has grown exponentially in size and use. This year, transactions on the online platforms of SharesPost and SecondMarket alone have totaled over $ 4.6 billion, and are projected to exceed $ 6.9 billion next year. This does not include the much larger volume of trading by traditional broker-dealers and financial advisers, or other online platforms.
Insight May 27, 2011
Recently, LinkedIn went public. LinkedIn is a professional social networking website with over 100 million users, as both alternative and companion to market-dominant Facebook.