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In most 401(k) plans the default funds don't invest in IPOs. Most workers and retail investors have no exposure here.



During the last crash, most 401k investors didn't think they had much exposure to mortgage-backed securities. Turned out they had lots of exposure to companies that held those securities. I don't know how much that's also true with these IPO stocks.


Most don’t. Not directly. But you don’t need most, just enough.




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