Tag: speculation

  • Stampettes. When central banks outperformed Ponzi

    It has been three years since I wrote a post in this blog in which I branded the dollar, and the euro because of the coordination of the monetary policies of the central banks of stamps, and six years ago I assumed that housing could go down in another post that also cost me to lose some friendship.....

  • Why didn't I think of that?

    This was a foregone conclusion: economic growth based on indebtedness and speculation, growing inequalities between rich and poor, consumerism injected into our veins from early childhood, the lack of values beyond accumulating things that we do not have time to enjoy, throwing shit into the sea, into the air...

  • Speculators in ecstasy

    This is a match between kids driving Ferraris around Manhattan. An obscene spectacle whether you understand English or not. A disgrace that we are allowing those who rule the stock markets. [audio:http://ia331226.us.archive.org/3/items/MarketCrash-06May2010-SpPit/Market-Crash.mp3] Via Gurusblog

  • Are social networks sinking?

    Technology review, the MIT magazine publishes an article in which they talk about the 2.0 bubble, poor short-term exploitation plans and some social networks like HI5 that are falling down, while the big ones: Facebook, Myspace and Linkedin seem to be better prepared to weather the storm. At this juncture, I...

  • Crisis 2.0 let's rethink the price of things

    An iPod costs more than a ton of wheat A ton of wheat is enough to feed an African family for a year, and an iPod is not technology but a mass consumer product that uses technologies developed more than ten years ago.

  • When will the crisis be over?

    My bet is that it will end when: 1. Housing falls by 30%, which is the overvaluation estimated by the OECD in Spain in January 2007 2. Measures are taken against financial speculation, for example, prohibiting (already done in some cases) the purchase of uncovered shares and that the stock exchanges are...

  • Internet is a joke III

    As it could not be otherwise, the war for data has started, since it is the main capital of social networks, more than main, it is their only value, namely, Facebook and Plaxo have entered into a war for the import of data from one platform to the other, which I think is the most important thing for...

  • "... the time to buy Apple stock."

    Martín Varsavsky is a Spanish-Argentine entrepreneur who has founded seven companies in the last 20 years, the best known of which are: Jazztel, EINSTEINet, Ya.com and FON. We could say that Martín is the quintessential cool entrepreneur, for example he does not hunt but rides a bike and he is not fat or old and does not wear a tie; the...

  • The stock market's castanet

    January 21, 2008 A week down and today a 7%, no more, no less, they blame Wall Street but it is not so, they also blamed Arkansas subprime mortgages and it was not so either, the point is that a Derivatives Market has been created....

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