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Justifying Twitter’s Valuation

February 10, 2011


The news that Twitter is currently in talks to do a deal that the would value the company at $8-10bn has got many commentators questioning whether or not we are witnessing another 1990’s-like silly-season as valuations once again reach bubble levels.  In my view, while the exact valuations are still debatable, the issue of whether […]

Cash-for-Clunkers: ~$3bn Well-spent?

September 8, 2010


Upon signing the Cars Allowance Rebate System (or “Cash for Clunkers” program) into law in August 2009, President Barack Obama stated: Now, more American consumers will have the chance to purchase newer, more fuel efficient cars and the American economy will continue to get a much-needed boost. Administration officials were quick to proclaim the program […]