IPOs: More Market Mojo in '07

A hot year for public offerings may be wrapping up, but analysts think the market could get even steamier in the next 12 months

For all the fascination they hold for investors, IPOs remain some of the riskiest bets out there. Even when a company looks to have a solid business model and management, there's no sure way to predict how the market will treat a new kid on the equity block. But a December blizzard of debuts has made IPO investors look very smart, and analysts say the sizzling climate for stock offerings could continue well into next year.

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