Even if newly public battery maker A123 Systems (AONE) soars in the aftermarket, don't feel too bad about being left out of the IPO party, because there are much smarter ways to play the lithium-ion battery market.A123 Systems priced its $378 million IPO Wednesday night, selling 28.1 million shares at $13.50 each, and the stock began trading Thursday. It closed at $20.29, up $6.79 for a 50.3% gain. Shares were down 10 cents after hours.
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