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WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

In January, LinkedIn filed for an IPO (Initial Public Offering ) as did Demand Media. In February Pandora – the on line radio – filed for an IPO. Last Friday, Renren, the Chinese social networking site, also filed for an IPO in the U. S. market. Just yesterday Zillow filed for an IPO for $51.75 million. Is this a sign that the economy may start to pick up this year or does it mean these large companies are selling off stock while they still can? I guess we’ll just have to wait and see!

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About Mme Jocelyne

Hi, I'm a transplanted northerner–(born and raised in New York to French immigrants–Oui je parle Francais)-living in Florida for 20 years. In the 70's I worked as a realtor in the Bronx – City Island to be exact. Then I started a family and didn't keep up my license. I aspired to a career in architecture, so I went to New York Institute of Technology for three years, moved to Florida and finished my degree at the University of Florida in Gainesville. After 10 years of working in my dream career I sustained an injury to my shoulder. This injury never healed because I was constantly on the computer doing cad design. I finally decided to make a career change – something where I could use my training as an architect. Needless to say, I was worried – where will the money come from? How will I be able to afford my career change? But, I put my faith in God and went for it. It’s the best move I ever made, other than my husband, children and dogs.

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