The Big Question: What Is a Lockup Period?

May 5 (Bloomberg) -- Often after a company goes public, founders, backers and employees that possess privately held shares are restricted from selling those shares on the open market for a period of time that typically lasts 3 or 6 months. Bloomberg's Willem Marx explains why.
How Much Influence Billionaires Gain With Super Pacs
24:41 - Bloomberg's Betty Liu reports on the politics of super pacs. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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