The SPAC Boom Has Some Downsides

The blank-check boom shows no signs of slowing, but there are reasons to be wary.

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Why SPACs Could Leave Investors in the Cold

Known as SPACs, these shell companies allow businesses to sell shares to the public with different disclosure than usual. What could go wrong?

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Deal Making in 2020 Was All About the SPAC

This year was all about the SPAC.

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Electric Vehicle Makers Find a Back Door to Wall Street

Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are helping them and other fledgling companies raise money and gain coveted stock listings.

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Who’s Profiting From the Coronavirus Crisis?

Amid an economic catastrophe, a few billionaires are still winning.

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