John Cassidy, one of the country's leading business journalists, has been a staff writer at the New Yorker for six years, covering economics and finance. Previously he was business editor of the Sunday Times (London) and deputy editor of the New York Post. He lives in New York.
Maybe they were investing as individuals as well and wanted to make more money.
This book is highly recommended as therapy for anyone who went thru the dot com boom and bust and wonders if it is all a dream.
.Of course,Benoit Mandelbrot had already demonstrated repeatedly over the time period 1958-2008 that the EMH was false.
It meets my standard, plunges you in the 1990's era of internet boom, when IPO were done in a carefree manner.Published 19 months ago by Mahen Nowzadick
While the story of dot com bubble is fascinating, this book is not. The book is a dry compliation of mostly known facts, scatterred throughout the book. Read morePublished on November 2, 2009 by Oleg Kokorin
John Cassidy's book will become a classic in depth description of another example of crowd madness: the irrational speculation in internet (.com) companies in the 1990s. Read morePublished on November 5, 2008 by Luc REYNAERT
while the personal computer market built a solid base in the 1980s, it took off in the 1990s with the introduction of windows 95 and the world wide web. Read morePublished on September 27, 2008 by Ryan Costa
I watched the whole dot.com craze from the sidelines 10 years ago when stocks were amazingly overpriced (then just went higher). Read morePublished on April 29, 2008 by R. J. McCabe
During the 1995-2000 period, investing was fun. Everyone was making money.
Like the Dutch tulip frenzy and the pre-1929 Era in the United States, greed overcame common... Read more
After having read many stories about the companies that are mentioned in this book, I appreciated the way the author was able to put things in context, and his in depth research... Read morePublished on July 9, 2006 by Alejandro D. Gonzalez
I enjoyed this book. This book is highly recommended as therapy for anyone who went thru the dot com boom and bust and wonders if it is all a dream.Published on March 12, 2006 by Nathan Thomas