'Marketplace' Report: Visa to Become Biggest IPO Visa says it plans to sell up to $17 billion in stock, making it the biggest IPO in U.S. history. What would this do for the slumping economy?
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'Marketplace' Report: Visa to Become Biggest IPO

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'Marketplace' Report: Visa to Become Biggest IPO

'Marketplace' Report: Visa to Become Biggest IPO

'Marketplace' Report: Visa to Become Biggest IPO

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Visa released the proposed terms of its initial public offering today, saying it plans to sell up to $17 billion in stock. That would make the offer the biggest IPO in U.S. history. Madeleine Brand talks to Sam Eaton about what the Visa announcement means for the slumping economy.