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Will a tech IPO bust drag the market down?


Will a tech IPO bust drag the market down?

Each day brings more news of another huge technology IPO, often by businesses that have never made a profit – and perhaps never will. But there are new signs that this latest tech bubble could be coming to an end.


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Roger is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Montgomery Investment Management. Roger brings more than two decades of investment and financial market experience, knowledge and relationships to bear in his role as Chief Investment Officer. Prior to establishing Montgomery, Roger held positions at Ord Minnett Jardine Fleming, BT (Australia) Limited and Merrill Lynch.

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  1. “More structural difficulties were unleashed by a global financial crises in the 15th century and resonates 600 years later .Over saturated markets ,currency devaluations and lopsided balance of payments that went awary.
    Even with the growing demand for silks and luxury products ,there was only so much that could be absorbed
    It wasn’t that the tastes had changed ,it’s the exchange mechanism went wrong.
    Europe suffered the worst as it had little to give in return even for the best fabrics and ceramics.
    China effectively produced more than it could sell at home and abroad.
    It was called a bullion famine, today we call it a credit crunch”
    Extract from
    The Silk Roads
    A New history of the world
    Peter Frankopan
    Brilliant book that explains an awful lot of how the world was and why it is today

  2. Hi Roger,

    I cannot agree more but I wonder when this will ever stop! I feel it will not because of low historical interest rates. The new norm of interest rates will always be lower than previous. Hence I don’t see how it can stop. It is basically the outcome of GFC, which was never fixed at the core, debt was used to fix debt.


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