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Dot Com Bubble

Case Study Chapter 1: The role of capital market intermediaries in the dot-com crash of 2000 1. What is the intended role of each of the institutions and intermediaries discussed in the case for the effective functioning of capital markets? i. Venture Capitalist: provides capital for the company in the early stage of development and ensures company to have a good management team and sustainable business. VC demand high return on investment and sells stock usually to public through IPO...

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The Dot Com Crash

The Dot-Com Crash 1. What is the intended role of each of the institutions and intermediaries discussed in the case for the effective functioning of capital markets? Broadly, the institutions and intermediaries’ primary role involves channeling investors’ savings and funds to new companies that require capital to finance and grow their businesses. Because there is an information gap between investors and companies, investors rely on intermediaries to act as the experts on these investments in which...

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Essay Dot com bubble

Dot-com bubble The dot-com bubble was a historic speculative bubble covering roughly 1997 – 2000 (with a peak on March 10, 2000 during which stock markets in industrialized nations saw their equity value rise rapidly from growth in the Internet sector and related fields. While the latter part was a boom and bust cycle, the Internet boom is sometimes meant to refer to the steady commercial growth of the Internet with the advent of the World Wide Web, as exemplified by the first release of the Mosaic...

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Dot-com Bubble and Boo.com

to see the company through the first few years of trading until sales caught up with operating expenses. Such capital ceased to be available for all practical purposes in the second quarter of 2000 following dramatic falls in the "dot crash" following the Dot-com bubble. Boo would probably have failed for this reason even if the user experience had been excellent and the launch on schedule. Problems with the user experience The presentation of products and content on their site were both imaginative...

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Dot Com Crash

to generate through the research. Auditors would be pressurized to give good opinions about the firm, else otherwise they would lose business. 3) Who, if anyone, was primarily responsible for the Internet Stock bubble? Its hard to blame one particular entity for the Internet stock bubble as everyone was caught in greed and wanted to quick money when the momentum was strong. However as the incentives of the Sell-side analysts and Auditors are totally misaligned, it makes us think that these are the...

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Case of Study Dot-Com Crash of 2000

CASE OF STUDY DOT-COM CRASH OF 2000 1. What is the intended role of each of the institutions and intermediaries discussed in the case for the effective functioning of the capital market? * Investors: Trade with proper education and information. * Investment Banks (underwrites): provide advisory financial services, helped the companies price their offerings, underwrite the shares, and introduce them to investors, often in the form of a road show. * Entrepreneurs and existing...

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The Role of Capital Market Intermediaries in the Dot-Com Crash of 2000

establish moral rule in the industry by regulators or company rules by themselves since after the dot-com crash VCs were criticized by investors and the media that VCs neglected their main role: distinguish good business ideas and entrepreneurial teams from bad ones. Their priority became to earn profit in a short term with questionable business models because of the strong movement of dot-com bubble. This movement changed the process of the VCs from rational investment to irrational and emotional...

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The Role of Capital Market Intermediaries in the Dot-Com Crash of 2000

expectations rather than according to established standards. 3. Each institution and intermediary from the VCs to the retail investor has played a part in contributing to the Internet stock bubble. It was the combined over-optimism of the IBs and Analysts and the investors who listened to them which created the stock bubble. In my opinion, the IBs and Sell-side Analysts are the most to blame. It began with their overvaluation of companies during the IPO offering which were unsustainable and they continued...

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*Synopsis* Enron: Smartest Guys in the Room

has made, the divisions he formerly ran lost $1 billion, a fact covered up by Enron. Pai uses his money to buy a large ranch in Colorado, becoming the second-largest landowner in the state. With its success in the bull market brought on by the dot-com bubble, Enron seeks to beguile stock market analysts by meeting their projections. Executives push up their stock prices and then cash in their multi-million dollar options in a process called "pump and dump." Enron also mounts a PR campaign to portray...

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EASSY on amazon.com

This "slow" growth caused stockholders to complain about the company not reaching profitability fast enough to justify investing in, or to even survive in the long-term. When the dot-com bubble burst at the start of the 21st Century, destroying many e-companies in the process, Amazon survived, and grew on past the bubble burst to become a huge player in online sales. It finally turned its first profit in the fourth quarter of 2001: $5 million (i.e., 1¢ per share), on revenues of more than $1 billion...

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