Now we are looking for signs of massive negativity as the beginning of a serious bottoming process. No sooner do we start the hunt then we get
"Tomorrow's Possible Pricings" (a paid service offered by
Sure enough, this document, which usually goes on for pages and pages is one page. Five deals. Two of them are so small that they don't even count. One is a biotech deal that has been hanging around for weeks and hasn't been able to be priced.
The other two deals are wireless deals, with wireless being the sole hot area left in this market. (Will you fuel-cell people leave me alone already!)
That speaks volumes. It says the long-awaited end of the IPO market is staring us in the face.
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