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Fun with FAANG (stocks)

I often toy with numbers to get a sense of what the risk might be in extreme circumstances (like we’re experiencing in the markets). For instance, what “if” the FAANG stocks, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (Alphabet) all traded … Continue reading

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Facebook and yes; looks matter more than reputation

Our love of good stories often biases our decisions, which is evidenced by the scrambling to buy the Facebook IPO despite the fact that there’s virtually no concrete financial data to justify the price of the business (if it is even … Continue reading

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Is Linkedin (IPO) really tuned in? Is there a tech disconnect?

LinkedIn Corp’s <LNKD.N> shares more than doubled on their first day of trade last month. The hype seems to have worn off some since the IPO.  There are some cynics who figure that it was just a big one-off shenanigan – nostalgia for the … Continue reading

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