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Is there a Bubble 2.0?

June 24, 2014

It’s happening again! Venture Capital is blowing up like it’s 1999. There are thousands of angels investing in companies these days and seed funds are popping out like Oompa Loompas at the chocolate factory. Source

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Boom or Bubble?

November 30, 2013

A close look at the data – are we in a boom? or is it merely a bubble about to pop? Source

Is There a Tech Bubble?

Is There a Tech Bubble?

May 8, 2013

Are we in a time when investors are buying users rather than revenue? Many speculators are forecasting another online tech bubble in the works due to companies being valued far beyond their revenue streams. Here’s a look at some of the most recent tech valuations that could be cause for concern. Source

Which Sector Will Be the Next to Burst?

Which Sector Will Be the Next to Burst?

March 17, 2013

“Creative destruction” is the name given to the process of capitalism. Wealth built up in old industries flows to hot new sectors where it creates growth, matures, and then is destroyed to make way for the next wave. Sometimes popular attitudes push growth in one sector beyond sustainable limits until it pops like a bubble […]

Is Your Bachelors Degree Worth It?

Is Your Bachelors Degree Worth It?

September 4, 2012

In the 70’s, nearly any college degree guaranteed a well-paying job. Now that a majority of Americans enter college, the choice of degree may mean the difference between a successful career and bankrupcty. Families are increasingly relying on debt to finance education, and with rising tuition costs, that simply doesn’t always pay off. An intense […]

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

August 8, 2012

Student loan debt, now at $830 billion, has surpassed credit card debt—a statement not likely to have been heard 20 years ago. Student loans, unlike any other form of debt, CANNOT be forgiven via bankruptcy—these loans MUST be repaid. Is this the next bubble to burst? Source

How Goldman Sachs Stole Silicon Valley

How Goldman Sachs Stole Silicon Valley

May 24, 2012

The infographic illustrates how Goldman Sachs bought up the Silicon Valley technology community after pocketing $2.9 billion in bailouts following the 2008 financial crisis. Understanding this helps us understand the causes of the current technology bubble as well as the moral hazard and price distortions created by bailouts. For speculators, the infographic also illustrates how […]