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Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
.... They are raising capital like a public company without any of the disclosure and consequences of being a public company,” said Damodaran, who believes the company’s value is overinflated and it’s really worth $23bn. How does this moment compare with the time leading up to the dotcom crash?. ...
LinkedIn’s rapid 14-year growth led to $26.2bn Microsoft deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 04:01:20 PM
.... Investors overlooked its regular losses in the hope of future returns from the trove of users and professional data that LinkedIn had amassed. Its shares more than doubled on the first day of trading as investors, hungry for the latest tech and digital media sucess story, appeared to banish all memory of the 2000 dotcom crash. ...
Profit warnings hit crisis-highs as market turmoil wracks UK plc image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 24th of January 2016 12:01:01 AM
.... . The gloom intensified in the last three months of 2015, when the proportion of companies that said they would fail to meet their targets rose to its highest level since the dotcom crash in late 2001. ...
China currency war fears wipe $2.6 trillion off global markets in four days image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 7th of January 2016 08:30:37 PM
.... Global stocks markets have seen $2. 5 trillion wiped off their value in just four trading days, the worst start to a calendar year since the aftermath of the dotcom crash in 2000. ...
Europe could produce a Facebook – and the Google of healthcare image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of January 2016 10:32:36 PM
. A decade ago, European investors were just about ready to give up on the internet, as the dotcom crash had left financiers reeling. ...
Mumsnet's Justine Roberts on legal battles, a swatting attack and infamous threads image
.... And it soon became very valuable – not so much in a monetary sense, but in providing a purpose. A friend of mine invested a little money [£20,000, at the beginning of Mumsnet in 1999] but we failed to raise any money in the initial round because of the dotcom crash. ...
Advice could cost you 25pc of your income. This is the solution image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of October 2015 05:00:42 PM
.... There are a number of potential bear traps. If you were unlucky enough to invest your retirement portfolio just before the dotcom crash in 2000, you would have seen the FTSE 100 drop from 6930 to 3287 – more than 50pc. ...
Glencore share price slumps 29% to record low image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of September 2015 09:55:01 AM
....Following the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers in 2008, shares in HBOS, that subsequently had to be rescued by rival Lloyds, crashed by 17% . At the height of the dotcom crash in 2001, Marconi lost more than 50% in a single day, as investors punished the telecommunications equipment company for suspending its shares before delivering a profit warning. ...
The M&A revival is seeing companies tread a well-worn path  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of September 2015 06:11:03 PM
.... . After all, previous peaks in 2000 and 2007 preceded two of the biggest financial meltdowns – the dotcom crash and the global recession. ...
Telecoms operator Colt names new chief executive as it goes private image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 03:11:16 PM
.... Mr Bhasin, who has led Colt for nine years on secondment from Fidelity, said he would return to the investment giant and act as an adviser to the company. Prior to his arrival in 2006, the operator went through five chief executives in six years as it struggled through the dotcom crash and its aftermath. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 4th of September 2015 12:55:26 AM
....Ms Massenet is the Californian-born daughter of a British Chanel model. She set up Net-a-Porter with her then husband Arnaud while she was pregnant with her first child, just as the dotcom crash hit in 2000 and amid warnings that women would not buy expensive clothes without trying them on. ...
eBay turns 20: Here are 20 things you may not know image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of September 2015 05:00:51 AM
.... . One of the web's early darlings survived the dotcom crash and has grown relentlessly since its humble beginnings on September 3, 1995, just days after Windows 95 launched. ...
Piers Linney: 'I failed the 11-plus but it didn’t stop me making a fortune’ image
.... I set up my first dotcom company in 2000. I left Credit Suisse with my bonus money as capital and started up an internet pharmaceutical research business just before the dotcom crash. ...
How Amazon became bigger than Walmart image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 25th of July 2015 05:00:30 PM
.... The idea caught on quickly. Amazon’s stock market debut in 1997 characterised the clamour for internet retailers by jumping 30pc on its first day Unlike many contemporaries, it withstood the dotcom crash at the turn of the century, posting a 68pc rise in sales to $2. ...
Will Silicon Valley stay on top? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of July 2015 01:01:06 AM
....But Silicon Valley has a track record of keeping things going strong. The late nineties dotcom crash hit the companies here hard, but many - like Amazon and Cisco - are still here, surpassing all valuation expectations. ...
Beware warning signs in the boom amid M&A surge image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of June 2015 08:36:04 PM
McDonald's must break 'dinosaur' culture to stop the rot, experts warn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of May 2015 10:00:03 AM
....“This sort of thing was prevalent in the 1960s; it was not surprising through the 90s. But there has been a lot of house-clearing post-Enron, the financial crisis, and the dotcom crash era. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of May 2015 11:39:34 PM
.... Its history stretched back to the 19th century with links to telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell. Yet it become one of the most spectacular casualties of the 2000 dotcom crash and, after a failed restructuring, eventually went bust in January 2009 leaving 53,000 ex-employees with a huge deficit in their pension scheme, the majority of them British pensioners. ...
Nortel Networks beaten as thousands of British pensioners win share of billion dollar fund image
.... Its history stretched back to the 19th century with links to telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell. Yet it become one of the most spectacular casualties of the 2000 dotcom crash and, after a failed restructuring eventually  went bust in January 2009 leaving some 53,000 ex-employees with a huge deficit in their pension scheme, the majority of them British pensioners. ...
NCC battles GCHQ to recruit cyber experts image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of May 2015 02:45:06 PM
.... “Our lot just looked at it and said they wouldn’t work for that small amount of money, but by the way, why don’t we just put some advertising outside their offices?” . Cotton, 47, joined NCC as finance director in 2000, just as the one-year-old company was heading into the dotcom crash. ...
Investors withdraw record £1bn from UK equity funds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of April 2015 02:23:44 PM
....Khalaf said investors should try to “tune out the election clamour” and focus on the fact many FTSE 100 companies generate their revenue from outside the UK. “When you look back at events that shaped stock market returns in the last 15 years, you think of the dotcom crash, the financial crisis, and ultra-loose monetary policy. ...
Net-a-Porter merges with Italy's Yoox image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of March 2015 06:58:02 AM
.... . The 49-year-old former fashion journalist created the online business in her Chelsea flat at the height of the dotcom crash, despite being told the idea would never work. ...
Imagination clearly has what it takes to deliver success, but investors may need to be patient image
.... Sir Hossein became chief executive in 1998 when Imagination was a relatively tiny business. He steered it throughout the dotcom crash and into a position where it had the right technology for the smartphone revolution kick-started by the launch of the iPhone in 2007. ...
Is Cambridge the UK's most successful city? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 7th of March 2015 03:30:44 PM
.... . Second, the dotcom crash and its recovery changed perceptions about fear of failure and entrepreneurs started taking greater risks. ...
Four scenarios showing how quickly your pension will disappear image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 5th of March 2015 08:11:47 AM
.... . This was the period of the dotcom crash between 2000 and 2003, and the banking crisis, which began to hit markets in 2008. ...
Carl Stick: 'I am buying miners and only own one bank' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of March 2015 09:45:26 AM
.... What have been the best and worst investment decisions of your career? . The best has been buying some of the companies that we picked up at cheap prices after the dotcom crash. ...
Hands off Apple's cash - it may need it for the next rainy day image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of January 2015 08:20:49 PM
.... If this underwhelms and Apple does falter, or the world succumbs to a fresh bout of economic turbulence, the cash pile will buy plenty of recovery time. It is no surprise that some of the biggest corporate hoarders of cash are technology companies – the trauma of the dotcom crash is still very raw for many in this sector. ...
Gamble pays off for Inspired Gaming group image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of January 2015 06:30:21 AM
JustGiving donations surged by a quarter in 2014 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 1st of January 2015 01:21:21 PM
Silicon Valley's billion dollar start-up failures image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of October 2014 11:04:53 PM
The biggest stock market crashes in history  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of September 2014 08:55:25 AM
.... However, in the oil crisis of 1973-4 and on "Black Monday" in 1987 London saw the bigger losses. This pattern was reversed for the 1997 Asian crisis, the dotcom crash and the subprime crisis. ...
Alibaba unveils largest tech IPO in history image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 5th of September 2014 08:17:03 PM
.... . Alibaba’s own target is modest by comparison, and will reassure many investors who fear that technology valuations have climbed too high and that we could be headed for a new dotcom crash. ...
Liberty Global positions for ITV takeover image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 30th of August 2014 07:30:16 PM
.... City sources said Liberty, which bought its stake from BSkyB in July for £481m, is likely to be aiming for support for a potential bid at a price that would not put too large a premium on ITV shares. They are trading at 210p, their highest since the dotcom crash, valuing the company at more than £8. ...
Vote in our poll: who is the greatest investor of all time?  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of August 2014 06:27:08 AM
.... Mr Bolton was a "contrarian" investor who went against the crowd. One of his astute calls was buying technology stocks after the dotcom crash. ...
Investment decisions by pension funds and insurers 'threaten stability' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of July 2014 07:12:15 PM
....It said that a tendency among funds to invest according to economic cycles – buying riskier assets such as equities in good times and offloading them in times of crisis – was helping to exacerbate financial crises. A working group led by Andy Haldane, the Bank's chief economist, cited the dotcom crash of the early 2000s and the recent financial crisis as examples of this type of behaviour. ...
Doom and gloom: 2015 global recession warning from financial seers of the century image
.... Immediately after  the Second World War, when many experts thought the US was sure to fall into another depression, his father, Jay, accurately predicted a rapid expansion. In late 1999, his uncle, Leon Levy, a hedge fund manager and collector of antiquities, invited me into his office and predicted a new generation of the wealthy would be laid low soon in a coming dotcom crash. ...
Cultivating the best company image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of June 2014 07:00:59 PM
How King Digital Entertainment's CEO conquered the gaming world image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of June 2014 01:33:41 PM
....As his business vocabulary suggests, Zacconi trained as a management consultant with the blue chip firm Boston Consulting. He went on to learn the lessons of the dotcom crash the hard way, building up a European internet portal called Spray. ...
Moya Greene delivers a dose of reality at Royal Mail image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of May 2014 09:42:08 PM
.... So what has changed? Last year, the City’s listings were few and far between and reasonably priced, maybe too reasonably in Royal Mail’s instance, but since then the red-hot market has seen companies being stuffed down the IPO route at a frenzied pace. If Boo was the posterchild of the dotcom crash, then the likes of AO World and Just Eat risk being the modern-day equivalent. ...
Twitter shares dive 10pc after loss widens image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of April 2014 10:55:19 PM
.... Many of them fear that Twitter’s slowing growth is a sign that it could fall out of favour altogether, echoing the decline of social networks like Bebo and MySpace. Some are also worried that Twitter’s slowdown could be a harbinger of wider problems across the technology sector, and a potential repeat of the 2000 dotcom crash. ...
Zynga founder Mark Pincus to step back image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of April 2014 09:21:32 PM
.... Weibo shares jump 19pc in market debut . Why current turbulence cannot be likened to the dotcom crash of 2000 . ...
Why current turbulence cannot be likened to the dotcom crash of 2000 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 17th of April 2014 08:30:30 PM
.... . Although it pointed to some striking similarities between the recent sell-off of technology stocks and the one that preceded the dotcom crash of 2000, the bank claimed that “the differences between 2000 and today are more important than the similarities”. ...
Alibaba growth surges ahead of IPO image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of April 2014 11:07:42 PM
.... . The Chinese company has delivered impressive results but will still have to fight against growing concerns that we could be caught in a technology bubble, like the one that preceded the 2000 dotcom crash. ...
Nasdaq suffers biggest fall since 2011 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 10th of April 2014 07:16:10 PM
. America’s Nasdaq stock exchange suffered its biggest fall in nearly two and a half years on Thursday, fuelling fears of another dotcom crash. ...
Investors lose taste for Just Eat as tech stocks slide image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of April 2014 05:04:39 PM
.... . “Sky-high IPO valuations are to blame, it would appear lessons were not learnt from the last dotcom crash,” one banker said. ...

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