IPO Investors Score Best Year Since Tech Boom

By Matt Krantz

Investors’ appetite for IPOs is reaching levels not seen since the rip-roaring stock market during the dot-com boom in 2000.

Thanks to a white-hot stock market in 2013, companies are successfully launching their initial public offerings like they haven’t since the tech-stock boom at the start of the century.

The comeback is a welcome development because it shows companies have an eye to grow and expand, potentially creating jobs and fanning economic growth. And analysts think the appetite for IPOs remains strong enough to keep the run going into 2014.

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