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    "The house absolutely glows with a new-found beauty. Tom is a genius in his ability to coordinate the work done to my home. In between many raindrops, he managed to get the painting done in a few days and have Mike, the roofer, and his crew tear off and replace the shingles and wood in two days time. And even though I'm on the west side, Tom was able to catch me before I left for work around 8:00 a.m. Your company has really boosted the resale value of my house. I plan to engage you again for interior work in the coming years. Thank you for a job well done!"

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  • Thinking Stocks? Think GroupOn

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    GroupOn has finally gone public. The deals and savings website has finally gone public, and their sharers have been very impressive to say the least. If you're looking for your next company to invest in, do some research on GroupOn. Lynn Cowan of The Wall Street Journal discusses further in her article Groupon Opens Up 40%:

    Daily deals site Groupon Inc. opened at $28 a share on the Nasdaq, up 40% from its initial public offering price of $20.

    Shares were recently changing hands at $27.96 a share, up 39.8%.

    "This is good. This IPO sends a clear signal to the people at Zynga and Facebook. The signal is that it's time to move forward," said Ben Holmes, president of IPO research firm Morningnotes.com.

    Online games developer Zynga Inc., which registered to go public in July, is expected to price in the weeks ahead. Social media giant Facebook Inc. hasn't yet filed for an IPO, but is widely expected to go public in 2012.

    Though the company's IPO-price valuation of roughly $12.7 billion is below the $15 billion to $20 billion that it originally projected, the deal is still considered a success for Groupon and its bankers. They were able to bring to market an unprofitable company that was dogged by criticism and negative press during the months leading up to it launch, and they did it during a time of high broader market volatility, which makes accurate pricing difficult.

    "Since LinkedIn came public in May, this is the most-watched IPO to come down the pipeline," said Lee Simmons, IPO industry specialist with Dun & Bradstreet. "Doing well will get some buzz rolling again in the IPO market."

    Groupon's early trading gains aren't stratospheric, compared to the 135% pop that Chinese Internet stock Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. experienced in March, but it is the best showing since tea retailer Teavana Holdings Inc. gained 64% in July.

    Read more at The Wall Street Journal

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