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The Dot-Com Crash of 2000-2002

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Stock market crash history series No. 2: The dot-com crash of 2000 eviscerated more than $5 trillion in market value between March 2000 and October 2002.

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite tumbled 76.81% between its March 10, 2000 high and Oct. 4, 2002 for a whopping 76.81% drop. (The Dow Jones and S&P 500 also suffered, albeit less intensely – down 27.38% and 43.19%, respectively.) The March 10 high wouldn’t be seen again for 15 years.

What triggered this massive loss of wealth is one of the most famous bubbles in stock market history…

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Here’s The Ugly and Scary Reality Facing Greece and the Eurozone

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The financial news today is abuzz with headlines about the Greek debt crisis.

The biggest development came with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde being quoted as saying that “a Greek exit is a possibility,” adding the IMF to the chorus of Greek creditors who have raising the stakes on a possible “Grexit.”

But here’s what’s getting lost in that conversation…

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The Austerity Howlers Strike Again—More Rubbish From Bloomberg

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Bloomberg’s terminal business takes in approximately $7 billion annually—-of which upwards of $5 billion is variable profit. For whatever reason, the organization chooses to waste large amounts of that on Bloomberg News, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg View, Bloomberg BusinessWeek and a variety similar dubious news and media operations. But thank heavens for Bloomberg’s perpetual wastathon. It provides employment and a…

Are Venture Capitalists Pumping Air Into a Social Media Tech Bubble?

When asked on Varney & Co if we’re looking at a tech bubble, Shah makes an important distinction between privately-held social media valuations and technology in general when responding…

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