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Dot Com Bust

Salesforce CEO Steps On Persistent Theory About Startups

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business

Bubble? What bubble?

Why This VC Says We're Not In Another Dot-Com Bubble

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business

The Nasdaq hit at a 15-year high on Thursday, fueling fresh speculation that the stock market is experiencing another dot-com bubble like the one of t...

A Conversation with Legendary Animator 'Joe Cartoon' on Life, Music and Frogs in Blenders

Bob Cesca | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Bob Cesca

YouTube cartoons today, such as Happy Tree Friends or Baman & Piderman, grew out of the anything-goes style and in-your-face attitude that Joe almost single-handedly invented -- just him and his copy of Flash in a barn in Michigan.

This Map Depicts The Staggering Highs And Lows Of The U.S. Economy Since 1999

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

America has been through a roller coaster ride of job creation and job loss over the last 15 years. But sometimes it can be difficult to really grasp ...

'Cheap Money Has Failed'

Bloomberg | Karl Heinz Daeke | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

When will politicians finally accept that their ideology of cheap money has failed? A low-interest-rate policy after the dot-com frenzy encouraged ...

Bianca Bosker

WATCH: Founder Of DoubleClick On The Most Overhyped Trend In Tech | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

Wondering whether we're in the midst of another tech bubble? Veteran entrepreneur Kevin O'Connor, who survived the dot-com collapse of the 1990s, ...

The Economist Joins the Tech Bubble Herd

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The closest thing to a bubble in tech these days may be the rush to declare it a bubble in the media. Even if it turns out to be the case, it would be more luck than prescience.

Four Trends We WON'T Be Celebrating This Labor Day (CHART)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Labor Day, of course, was intended to celebrate the American worker. But, for those of us lucky enough to be employed, the labor market still isn't pr...

Shadow Elite: Wall Street Profiteers - Capitalists or Communists?

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Linda Keenan

American profiteers have done grievous damage to their own free market ideology, and, most importantly, to the economic well-being of the entire world.

10 Years After The NASDAQ Peak, Here's What I Learned

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

In a former life, I was a famous Wall Street analyst. A chart of my career would look like the NASDAQ from 1995-2002. The parallel ended there, because Eliot Spitzer got me booted off Wall Street.

Freelancer Exodus

Hava Volterra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Hava Volterra

LA is a city of strivers. And sometimes freelance work is more suitable for those types. The problem is that those gigs are among the first to be cut when companies are under pressure.

Matt Taibbi On "Colbert Report": Wall Street Is 'One Ponzi Scheme After Another' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Grace Kiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Matt Taibbi took his crusade against Goldman Sachs to "The Colbert Report" last night, accusing the investment colossus of using its influence in gove...

Too Big to Succeed

John Standerfer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Standerfer

What we don't appear to understand yet is that no amount of money, time or regulation can possibly resolve this problem while a few banks continue to hold the entire nation hostage.

Silicon Valley Start-Ups Awash in Dollars, Again

New York Times | BRAD STONE, MATT RICHTEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Silicon Valley's math is getting fuzzy again. Internet companies with funny names, little revenue and few customers are commanding high prices. And i...