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Is There a Tech Bubble 2.0 Coming?

Recently, we’ve been hearing a familiar refrain: The world has changed, and technology companies are again leading the way. How we collectively shop, communicate, work and access entertainment all have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With such massive shifts in everyday life, the existing paradigm has been disrupted, accelerating trends and creating winners and losers among providers of goods and services to businesses and consumers.

Many tech and communications companies perceived as winners in a post-COVID world have seen stock prices soar, while other parts of the market have swooned. The result? Investors have piled into a handful of names in droves, most notably the so-called FAANGM stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google and Microsoft).

These businesses seem to have defied expectations by performing comparatively well in the initial sharp decline from mid-February to March 23. Yet, they also fared well in the subsequent, robust rebound. Technology leaders

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Ad Tech Could Be the Next Internet Bubble

Or, as Hwang puts it: “The whole edifice of online advertising is, in short, bunk.”

These problems aren’t entirely new, of course. Hwang cites an adage attributed to the 19th-century businessman John Wanamaker: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” But Wanamaker was grappling only with the problem of attribution—figuring out whether the money he spent on a newspaper ad, say, drove sales that otherwise wouldn’t have happened. Today’s programmatic advertising has that issue in spades, plus the extensive problems of placement and fraud. At least Wanamaker could check that his ads had actually appeared in the newspaper.

Had the biggest ad agencies of the analog age—companies like Oglivy or WPP—gone belly-up in the 1980s, the fallout would have been limited to Madison Avenue. Now the central players are Facebook and Google, with Amazon racing to join them. Those three

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Here’s How Much Investing $1,000 In The 5 Biggest Dot-Com Bubble Tech Stocks Would Be Worth Today

Despite an ongoing pandemic and the U.S. economy barely limping along, the Nasdaq is still trading more than 50% above its March lows. The surge in tech stocks in 2020 has understandably led investors to draw comparisons to the dot-com bubble in 2000.

The Nasdaq ultimately peaked at 5,048.62 on March 10, 2000. Of course, some dot-com bubble stocks have performed much better than others in the 20 years since the bubble burst.

FANG Stocks Of Dot Com Bubble: Today’s investors are very familiar with the FANG stocks, Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Alphabet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) (NASDAQ: GOOGL). These four stocks both led the bull market since the 2008 financial crisis and dominate today’s market with their massive market caps.

The dot-com had its own growth of FANG-esque stocks that dominated the tech sector back in 2000:

  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT)

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Legendary tech investor Bill Gurley says today’s markets remind him of the dot-com bubble



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  • Legendary tech investor Bill Gurley told CNBC on Friday that the stock market reminds him of the late ’90s dot-com bubble. 
  • “There is certainly what I would call a highly speculative nature to the markets today, a willingness to take on risks, a willingness to get excited about projects that may be five or 10 years in the future,” the Benchmark partner said. 
  • Other investors like Stanley Druckenmiller have drawn similar conclusions about today’s technology stocks. 

Legendary venture capitalist Bill Gurley told CNBC on Friday that the stock market reminds him of the late-1990s tech trading environment that led to the dot-com bubble.

“There is certainly what I would call a highly speculative nature to the markets today, a willingness to take on risks, a willingness to get excited about projects that may be five or 10 years in the future, that we haven’t seen since the

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After bubble experiment, NHL league wants to include virtual ads

Curtis McElhinney #35 of the Tampa Bay Lightning hoists the Stanley Cup overhead after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars 2-0 in Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Final to win the best of seven game series 4-2 at Rogers Place on September 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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It wasn’t easy and most likely will result in hundreds of millions in losses due to Covid-19. Still, the National Hockey League completed its bubble experiment and crowned a champion on Monday.

The NHL awarded its famous Lord Stanley’s Cup to the Tampa Bay Lightning after a six-game series with the Dallas Stars. The ratings were down from last year’s Boston Bruins-St. Louis Blues series, but viewership aside, league executive Keith Wachtel told CNBC the NHL is positioned to generate additional revenue after its bubble play.

Wachtel, the NHL’s

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NASA, SpaceX Partner To Study The Solar System’s Boundaries And Its Protective Bubble

KEY POINTS

  • NASA has awarded SpaceX its launch service contract for the IMAP mission
  • The mission aims to study the heliosphere, the protective bubble surrounding our solar system
  • The contract is worth $109.4 million

NASA has recently selected SpaceX, the privately owned space transportation services company by Elon Musk, to provide launch services for the space agency’s upcoming IMAP mission on 2024.

The highly anticipated mission called the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP), which includes four smaller payloads, aims to study the the heliosphere, the protective bubble surrounding our solar system which protects other bodies in the solar system from space radiation and highly energetic cosmic rays.

Although still largely unexplored, the heliosphere is caused by the sun’s solar winds — the collision between these solar winds and the winds from other stars then forms a magnetic barrier between interstellar space and the Earth’s solar system.

NASA officials said 

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The Current Tech Stock “Bubble” Reflects Pessimism, Not Optimism

Since the U.S. stock market started its rebound in early April of this year, technology has been the leading sector. Driven initially by mega-cap tech behemoths Amazon
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, Apple
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, Facebook, Google
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, and Microsoft
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, the tech rally has spread into some fast growing mid- and small-cap stocks as well as high-profile IPOs like Snowflake. 

Many investors and pundits are concerned that tech stocks are experiencing a bubble, as in 1999‒2000. However, instead of excessive optimism about the future, rising tech valuations may reflect pessimism about future economic growth and profit weakness in other sectors. Given the current high unemployment rate of 8.4% and the large number of small business closures, Consumer Cyclical, Basic Material, and Energy stocks could have muted profits for an extended period. Technology’s secular growth, fueled by the Internet, cloud computing, ecommerce, and the ongoing digital transformation of business,

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The rally in US tech stocks is ‘nothing close’ to the dot-com bubble, DataTrek says

  • US technology stocks have staged a historic rally since the stock market bottomed on March 23.
  • But the outperformance of US tech stocks relative to the S&P 500 in 2020 pales in comparison to the 2000 dot-com bubble, DataTrek said in a note on Wednesday.
  • Instead, the tech rally today is closer to tech rallies seen in 2003 and 2009, according to performance data cited by DataTrek.
  • At best, tech stocks have “enough room to continue to lead,” but at worst will likely be a market performer into year-end, DataTrek said.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The run in US technology stocks since the stock market bottomed on March 23 has often been compared to the 2000 dot-com bubble, but those comparisons are so far unwarranted, according to DataTrek.

The Nasdaq 100, a tech-heavy index, rallied 82% from its March 23 bottom to its September

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2 reasons fears of a dot-com style tech bubble are overblown

Mega-cap tech stocks like Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Microsoft (MSFT), Facebook (FB), and Tesla (TSLA) (if you consider that a tech stock) have been hammered over the past few days, pulling down the S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq. 

During late afternoon trading Tuesday, Tesla was down nearly 20% amid news that it won’t be part of the S&P 500. Meanwhile, Facebook was down nearly 4%, Amazon and Microsoft over 4%, and Apple over 5%. And on Tuesday, workplace collaboration app Slack (WORK) saw its stock plummet over 15% in after-hours trading following a disappointing earnings report.

That’s led to rumblings that the market — which has been bounced around by these and other massive tech names — is careening toward a second coming of the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s that came crashing down 20 years ago. That era was best epitomized by Pets.com, which, despite a flashy advertising

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