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Venture capitalist and parent extraordinaire Michael Eisenberg notes that

ESPN actually gets it when it comes to Web 2.0


Dash of Insight, as usual, has a great post summarizing economics of the past 100 years, and it's

well worth the read


The New York Times

notes what we've known all along:

Piggybacking the activist hedge funds

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Uber-analyst Hilary Kramer


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The Microcap Speculator lays out the case of why "special purpose acquisition companies"

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Ticker Sense compares U.S. returns with those of every other country out there and wonders why

the U.S. can't get any love


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