NEW YORK (
) -- Initial public offerings in 2009 have begun to gain traction, especially during the second half of the year.
Currently, 59 companies have come to market, and several others remain in the pipeline for the rest of the year.
Of those companies expected to begin trading this week --
Cobalt International Energy
Kraton Performance Polymers
-- which will be most successful? Take our poll below to learn the consensus of TheStreet -- and don't be afraid to leave a comment explaining your pick.
-- Reported by Jeanine Poggi in New York.
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