Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Video - What is an IPO?

The tech and business worlds have been buzzing all week about the seemingly impending Facebook IPO. Your students may have heard about it too. This would be a good a time to teach students about how companies end up on the stock market and why they offer shares in their companies. CNN's Explain It To Me series has a new video explaining what an IPO is and why companies like Facebook put shares up for sale. The video is embedded below or you can watch it here.