Archive | November, 2008

Internet trends

6. November 2008

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Quick slideshow of where technology stands in the face of the looming recession from Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker. Mary Meeker Web 2.0 Presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: web 2.0)

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Lawn sign empire

6. November 2008

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RJMetrics has carried out some fantastic detective work to uncover the business model of a dating company that employs simple lawn signs to gross millions per year. The article is also a great tutorial on how to reverse engineer an online business model. Read it all here.

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Bank of England cut interest rates 150bps

6. November 2008

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In a surprise move the Bank of England cut interest rates a massive 150bps. The size of the move seems to indicate their belief that they have been too slow reducing rates. The excellent blog at interest.co.nz have a daily briefing that covers today’s move.

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Dow has a great couple of months

2. November 2008

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If you compare it to oil.

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Dow gains in October

1. November 2008

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While world stockmarkets have been retreating over the last two months, the US dollar has strengthed. So while US investors in the US stockmarket may be feeling poorer, their relative wealth to the rest of the world has not fared quite as badly. As a comparison I’ve graphed the DOW over the last two months [...]

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