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Catherine Holahan has a piece in Business Week about eBay and the decline of the company's traditional auction business -- or rather, the increasing growth of its non-auction "Buy It Now" business, which she says currently generates almost half of the company's revenue. Nick Carr (always eager to pronounce something dead) asks whether eBay was…

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Win Ron Steen’s money

by Mathew on August 11, 2006 · 1 comment

Stock and bond traders are used to the idea of getting income from a future stream of earnings -- established musicians have even sold financial instruments whose value is based on future sales of their classic hits or "back catalogue," a product pioneered by David Bowie. So why not a "bond" based on the future…

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