From the category archives:

Investing

I've read a lot of articles about the financial meltdown in the United States and elsewhere, about the credit collapse and the rise of systemic risk, etc. -- but few of them have contained a paragraph that is as telling as the one below, which is from a New York Times front-page feature on the…

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This may seem like an odd time to be launching something related to stock-trading, but when you think about it, the kind of turmoil we've seen lately -- with indexes plummeting by thousands of points, only to rebound again the next day -- is the perfect environment for some traders. All you have to do,…

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It's nice that the smart folks at Sequoia Capital are ringing the "good times are over" bell for their portfolio companies, as my friend Om Malik is reporting on his blog (other venture capitalists are sounding a similar warning, says Mike Arrington). My only question would be: Why the hell did they wait until now?…

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I don't write about the stock market much any more -- mostly because I wrote about it every day for about 15 years and kind of got sick of it, to tell you the honest truth -- but today was one of those days where it's hard to pay attention to anything else. Like many…

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The micro-cap, sub-angel type of financing practiced by Paul Graham's Y Combinator isn't for everyone, and there are some who believe that it's virtually impossible to do successfully -- but Y Comb seems to be pulling it off regardless. I have no idea how much they put into Omnisio, but to sell it to Google…