France 24: “Big IPOs eyeing a brittle Wall Street in 2019”

Excerpt from France 24 quoting DataTrek’s Nick Colas:

…. “Companies have even been known to accelerate a plan to go public if they anticipate even greater volatility down the road.

Still, the market turmoil could affect how much money companies raise.

“If current market conditions presage a US economic slowdown in 2019, investors may want to haircut valuations to incorporate slower earnings growth,” said Nicholas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, who noted that Uber, Lyft and Airbnb are all dependent on consumer spending, while Slack and Palantir rely on corporate spending.

“None have been tested by a US recession in their current forms,” Colas said”….

Read the full article here on France 24!

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