Tom Taulli has been a featured writer for InvestorPlace.com since 2010. Tom is also the brains behind the InvestorPlace IPO Playbook
, launched in October 2011 and dedicated to the hottest news and rumors about initial public offerings. Tom has been a stock commentator for 15 years. He got his start when he built one of the first financial websites, WebIPO, which covered the emerging market for public offerings. He then wrote a best-selling book, Investing in IPOs, and become a frequent guest on CNBC and CNN. While the IPO market has since calmed down a bit since the dot-com days, Tom has not. He has written seven more books on investing, including All About Short Selling
and All About Commodities
, which hit bookstores in 2011. Aside from his books, Tom's writings have appeared in venues like The New York Times
, BusinessWeek Online and Forbes.com. He often covers M&A, tech and, of course, hot IPO deals.