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Mesosphere’s Investors Bet on Multicloud
“being used in production by more than 125 companies.”
mesos  mesosphere  cloudnative  startups  funding  momentum  investing  platforms 
may 2018 by cote
Warren Buffett says cryptocurrency attracts charlatans, AI won’t change investing
“We were not ideally located to be high-tech wizards,” Munger said, adding “I have been to Google headquarters. It looks to me like a kindergarten.”

“A very rich kindergarten.”
quotes  investing  ai  google  Tech  qrt_calls  insurance  berkshire 
may 2018 by cote
Is the future of wealth management going to be robo-advisers?
Estimate of the market-size for companies like Wealthfront: "whilst in the UK robo-advisers currently only cover less than £1 billion assets under management, the US robo-advisory market handled $19 billion AUM in 2014 (a growth of 65% from the previous eight months)."
investing  finance  wp  UK  marketsizing  bigdata 
january 2016 by cote
Absurd tips on 401(k) savings - March 27, 2015 at 09:08AM
IFTTT  Tumblr  investing  saving  401(k)  surveys  Fidelity 
march 2015 by cote
Why Amazon Has No Profits (And Why It Works) — Benedict Evans
When you buy Amazon stock (the main currency with which Amazon employees are paid, incidentally), you are buying a bet that he can convert a huge portion of all commerce to flow through the Amazon machine. I have admit, I didn’t really read that closely, but there you go.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  amazon  investing  financials  link  tumblr:link 
september 2014 by cote
If it weren’t for these thumb-fingered rich idiots destroying technological development, we’d be sipping champagne on Mars right now.
vcs  therich  investing  mars  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  quote  tumblr:quote 
may 2014 by cote
Wall Street Wants Tech To Trade Smarter And Faster
> To illustrate this point during the opening keynote, George Kledaras, CEO of FIX Flyer, which creates algorithmic trading platforms, talked about how impossible it is for people to keep up and used the day when the statements from the Federal Open Markets Committee of the US Federal Reserve Bank are put out. The entire cycle, from the nanosecond that the FMOC statement was released, including the transmission of trading instructions from Chicago, where the report came out, to the exchanges in New York, took 150 milliseconds. After that, most of the trading was done. Well, index funds it is for us normals I guess.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  flashtrading  HFT  HPC  cases  wallstreet  investing  link  tumblr:link 
april 2014 by cote
(via The Math of Craft | The numbers behind the beer you love)
charts  beer  StephenOGrady  investing  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:photo  photo 
march 2014 by cote
The influx of cash in technology is largely the result of the low interest-rate environment, Bill Gurley, a partner at venture firm Benchmark, said in a March 12 interview on Bloomberg West. Yields on 10-year Treasuries have hovered below 3 percent since 2011. “There’s a lot of capital searching for a home,” said Gurley.
investing  numbers  BlackRock  Hortonworks  funding  vcs  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  quote  tumblr:quote 
march 2014 by cote
We discuss our naive understanding of how the stock market works, primarily, the motivations for people to buy and sell stocks. We hope to start recording more frequently, sorry it’s taken a year. These will be over on from now on too, just there, no annoying cross-posting unless I do it mistake, as in here ;>
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  mp3s  drunkandretiredpodcast  podcast  investing  wallstreet  CharlesLowell  tumblr:audio  audio 
september 2013 by cote
Peter Yared's Musings: The Commercial Open Source Failure
I think what he's saying is, "open source companies are not a sure-fire way to make quick investo-cash." Yup.
via:bwhichard  opensource  investing 
august 2009 by cote
UBS to launch global warming derivatives index
Like James always says, throw some green into the green area and you'll get something.
green  enviornment  investing  ubs 
january 2008 by cote
Beijing defends sovereign funds - "I'm shocked - SHOCKED! - that influencing is going on in this establisment!"
"Critics have suggested the rise of sovereign wealth funds such as Beijing’s $200bn China Investment Corp (CIC) may give their opaque state masters unprecedented influence over other countries’ commercial assets."
china  investing  sovereign  globo  banking 
january 2008 by cote
Walled gardens: A necessary evil
Roach motels work well if you, the investor, can cash-out. Never mind the community...Culture vs. business, folks: "But AOL’s walled garden worked well enough to merge with Time Warner before the floor fell out. I’d take that."
business  aol  roachmotels  investing  facebook  socialsoftware  myspace 
august 2007 by cote
That Cramer Moment from Friday
I think this is what Zane was talking about with Cramer going nutso.
video  booyah!  cramer  wallstreet  investing 
august 2007 by cote
Is VC Bashing Passe?
"'Dude, that's so 2005.' Instead, people who need outside capital/network/assistance are coming looking for it; and people who don't need it are operating without."
vcs  investing  bubble  finance 
june 2007 by cote
Jim Cramer's Mad Money Lightning Round Picks, Feb. 15
On BMC, and, it seems, software in general: "Let's stay away from that sector. I just think there's nothing to offer in software."
via:texflats  bmc  jimcramer  wallstreet  investing  software 
february 2007 by cote
Gags-to-riches tale of the Welsh wizard who bet on YouTube
"...and avoid anyone wearing Armani T-shirts, loafers with no socks."
vcs  investing  internet  finance  sequoia 
december 2006 by cote
greater fool theory - Definition
"Belief held by one who makes a questionable investment, with the assumption that he/she will be able to sell it later to a bigger fool."
word  investing  m&a 
february 2006 by cote

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