1. The Money-Raisers
Growth-oriented companies and Wall Street bankers are often locked in an unsavory dance. The bankers the promise of fresh cash to help these companies rapidly expand -- but with a catch that most investors overlook. Not only must these companies fresh stock to the bankers' clients in exchange for the , which results in a dilution in the stake of existing shareholders, but these bankers also help themselves to another pair of perks that can dilute investors -- options and warrants.
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