Category Archives: Finance

Facebook IPO Tanked

Yes, it did. The Facebook IPO valued the company at approximately $100 billion! Are they mad? What were they thinking? Easy to say that now but I think I have ranted at length to friends about insane valuations on Web … Continue reading

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Finally sorted my data…

So I have had programs saving data in a raw form for months. Almost years in some cases. I have finally got my act together and written the programs to actually turn this raw data into nicely formatted data that … Continue reading

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America doesn’t default this time…

So after leaving it to the very last second (well maybe hours) America avoids a voluntary default. Most people didn’t seem to think it was going to happen. Although I suspect that it was more hope than insight. Not only … Continue reading

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ETFs

So are exchange traded funds (ETFs) the next CDO? That is, are they a likely cause of the next financial crise? Well, its possible that is for sure. Particularly as they are linked in some ways. First of all it … Continue reading

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