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IPOs shake off Wall Street blues

Despite a down market, a series of successful initial public offerings wows Wall Street. Sycamore Networks grabs the fourth-largest first-day gain ever.

 

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Despite a down market, a series of successful initial public offerings has wowed Wall Street. Sycamore splashed on the scene with the fourth-largest first-day gain ever.

"If you look at the deals this year, 25 percent of them have increased their [IPO] range."

- Richard Peterson, IPO analyst with Securities Data.

 


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