James F. Royal, Ph.D., is a senior reporter for investing at Bankrate, and has been investing in the stock market for more than two decades. Royal is the author of The Zen of Thrift Conversions, and holds a doctorate from the University of Florida.
James Royal is a reporter covering investing and wealth management. Before joining Bankrate, he worked as a writer for NerdWallet and a stock analyst …
7 hot IPOs to watch for in 2021
The IPO market was hot in 2020, and it looks set to continue in 2021. Especially popular: SPACs, a special kind of company built for merging with others. Here are the details on some hot 2021 IPOs and some key details about SPACs, too.
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