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It may have confounded the Wall Street investment banks, which usually take a larger commission from such deals, but so far Google's unusual IPO has been a hit for a happy handful of investors. Those who waded through the search engine's complex Dutch auction got the stock at $85 a pop, $23 less than the original lowest price expected, then saw it rise more than 27% in the first two days of trading. That put the stock at $108 — exactly where co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin advised it would be. Along...

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