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Reddit's public Wall Street bet

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More than 20 companies that went public via SPAC went bankrupt last year, according to Bloomberg. Despite its popularity during the pandemic, the obscure investment vehicle turns out to have problems of its own. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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With its initial public offering on Friday, Uber hopes to raise billions of dollars, but analysts wonder when the ride-hailing company will turn a profit. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber's Eye-Popping IPO Approaches. Is It Really Worth $90 Billion?

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