| Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:50 pm |
I made a corporation go public, and tried to buy the shares with my investment fund, but someone else was able to buy them before me! How do I make sure my investment fund is able to buy the shares first?
| Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 06:37 pm |
don't IPO until after the month update which varies slightly between worlds but wait until the 10th and you'll be safe.
| Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:29 pm |
Thanks. I also ipo'd selling 2 million shares, but now it looks like other shareholders own a lot more than that. Is my corporation automatically selling more shares or something?
| Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:04 am |
when you IPO a corp, the default is 80% for you to hold.
If you want that to be more you have to go in and change your portfolio target settings
| Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:05 pm |
Ah, thanks. I was having trouble figuring out what the name of the button I was looking for was. You rock yankee
| Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 02:50 pm |
It's a waste of money to use investment funds to buy the shares of your own IPO. Those shares are very overpriced. It costs roughly 125-150B to open a corp, buy supplies, and upgrade it to 200 quality and effectivity. If you IPO it at 500B+ and buy its shares, you're paying about 3 times what the shares are worth.
Instead, if you use the investment funds to buy low and sell high, eventually they can provide significant income for your citizens.
| Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 03:17 pm |
Madoff is right. Buying at the time of the initial IPO is very expensive. The reason I don't own all my shares is exactly for this reason. I IPO my corps and allow other buyers to purchase shares in the initial sale. It isn't until later that I seek bargains in my own hosted and controlled corps. In this way, my investment funds have grown nicely and indeed provide a significant boost to worker income.
| Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 08:52 pm |
I wouldn't agree if the shares haven't started splitting.
If you can IPO when IF's don't get into the mix, you can obtain all the shares your heart desires and find with the auto buy demands, and multiple share splits at the start of next month (generally 3 times) you are into them for less than market value.
what you do from there is totally up to you as eventually they will drop in price as demand eventually jumps the price over the value of the corp and demand drops.
This is where it depends on how much time you want to spend, the idea is sell high, buy low and maintain control.
My advise it to buy as much of the initial offering as you possibly can (40%) with your IF and begin selling off (never in amounts equaling or greater than the demand) after the splits until the price quits rising (demand will drop) and then buy them back once again in small quantities as they become available on the market leaving some supply to continue the drop next month.
Get use to doing this and you'll eventually find you've made more than the value of your share holdings.
Doesn't happen over night but if you want to put in the time (and you won't win all the time) it's a good way to make a ton of money.
Even if the share prices drop if the corp is worth anything you'll still be making your share of the profit payments.
If the corp is paying dividends it's eventually either a win or win big situation.
And yes if you are buying shares with no intention of ever selling you'll see your price per share above market value real quick.
Buy low, sell higher and fall back on the dividends when the market demand is in the tank.
| Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 04:35 am |
Buying high with the hope of selling higher is gambling, not investment. Sometimes the gamble will win, sometimes it won't. It's more prudent to buy low and sell high.
Again, the cost of a corp that's been upgraded to 200 is about 125-150B. Some public corps have a market value below that. Their shares are bargains. Some public corps even have a market value lower than their net cash. Their shares are super bargains.
One can stretch investment funds more by buying undervalued shares, instead of buying one's own overpriced shares. Many profitable, undervalued corps pay dividends. One doesn't have to buy overpriced shares just to earn dividends.
| Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 09:41 pm |
I do it all the time Madoff esp when I'm bored, it's all a matter of timing the initial IPO and split.
You seem to forget a corp with 100M shares ready to IPO is going to split. Keeping that from happening while in the process of the IPO is all about timing.
There is GOING to be a demand at the first of the game month for share on an initial IPO. That demand is going to drive the share price 10-15 bucks per share higher. Only difference is you'll be holding 2-3 times the number of shares you purchased.
You could right at that point sell every share you have and make money.
Actually when you get use to it .. it's not gambling at all. The only "gamble" is whether real life is going to pull you away causing a loss of
Perfect Example, I have a lot more winners in my portfolio than losers.