From: March 2014

TubeMogul Files For IPO…Web Video FTW!

It is an exciting day for the Tubemogul team. I am thrilled myself. When we started Wallstrip in 2006, there were tons of web video hosting platforms. Revver, Blip, YouTube, Crackle, Veoh…. It was a real chore to post the video at all these places and track the metrics. One day I was introduced to …

Cash is a Hell of a Drug…and Cash Chaos

This was one of my favorite Dave Chapelle skits and moments: According to the ‘Urban Dictionary’ – cocaine is a “selfish drug,” where you love yourself when on it. Hmmmm… The ‘cash’ high is sweeping certain parts of the world at the moment. San Francisco, Venture Capitalists and of course large technology companies. Tom at …

Twenty Five Years of Stock Investing…

Mike Harris (here on Stocktwits) has an excellent blog post up on his excellent blog entitled ‘1000 Posts‘. I love them all as they are so true, but these three ring home the most: 10. Fully automated systems for retail traders are like giving a racecar to a 16-year old kid to go to school. …

The ‘Bubble Question’

I get this question everyday. I use the term ‘bubble’ more of late because the world is so connected and these pockets of euphoria continue to pop up. Fred Wilson has been hearing it a lot as well. Here is his post this week on the subject. Read it all, but here is his conclusion: …

Why Did The Markets Go Up Today?

One of my favorite financial media takedowns comes from Josh Brown. It’s entitled ‘Why Did The Stock Market Selloff Today. I decided to tackle the same post with their roundup headlines of ‘Why The Stock Markets Rallied Today’. Sadly, most of the headlines are the same, but a few do actually bother to change them: …

Wall Street and Casino’s…Are They Similar?

The ‘complainometer’ was at 11 on Stocktwits today. Apparently, people chasing stocks feel entitled to big gains every single day. The stock of the month has been $PLUG. I talked about it again yesterday on this blog, a MONTH after giving Michael Bigger a ‘standing ovation’ on it for riding it from $.40 to $3. …