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Cooling inflation in the US brings slight relief to tech valuations

New U.S. inflation data is augmenting tech stocks, helping shares of cloud companies reach prices they haven't been close to for nearly a year.

Don’t let today’s software rally improve your mood

This is often called a "dead cat bounce" -- the sort of modest rebound that a cat's corpse might manage if it hit concrete after falling from a high window.

There’s still good news out there for software startups

Things are worse, but they are far from bad. And that's something to hold onto.

The SaaS sell-off is steepening

By now you may be tired of stories detailing the bad news in the market. Too bad! More are coming. Let's talk specifically about the bad news for SaaS.

So is there a bottom for tech stocks, or what

Here at TC we keep tabs on the stock market. And the stock market has turned into an awful vomit-machine lately, puking up last year's gains onto its own shirt.

Looks like we’ll get to test the impact of rising interest rates on tech stocks

It's clear that we're entering a new monetary world here in the United States. Let's see what the impact is on tech.

Will the latest selloff finally shake up how investors value startups?

Quite a number of earlier-stage deals are going to get done at prices that might not make sense in a few months.

Tech stocks manage modest rally after lackluster US jobs report

Update: Tech stocks have given up all gains since this post went up, with both the Nasdaq and the basket of software stocks we track in the red. From a slightly later perspective, concern about near f

Software stocks get punched in the face (again)

It's not been a great start to 2022 for your local venture capitalist's near-term liquidity chances.

Tech stocks are getting hammered (again)

I have a run of internal meetings starting in 15 minutes, so we have to be quick, but tech stocks are taking body blows yet again today. A selloff earlier in the week had us taking note. Today cements

Tech stocks drop as Q4 begins; software shares, Facebook plunge 5%

What’s the opposite of stonks? Shares of technology companies are sharply lower in the United States today, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite falling 2.4% in early-afternoon trading. Inside o

Tech shares set fresh records despite uncertain economy

Despite record-setting COVID-19 infections, American equities rose today. All major indices gained ground during regular trading, while tech stocks did even better. The Nasdaq Composite set new 52-wee

Tech’s biggest companies are worth ~$5T as 2019’s epic stock market run wraps

Look, this is the last post I’m writing in 2019 and I’m tired. But I can’t let the year close without taking stock of how well tech stocks did this year. It was bonkers. So let&#8217

As the Nasdaq sets new records, a reminder how highly valued tech stocks are today

Today the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed at an all-time record high of 8,814.23, up 0.91% on the day. The Nasdaq is up more than 32% on the year. Turning the clock back, the Nasdaq Composite is up

China’s new Nasdaq-style board for tech shares starts trading with 25 companies listed

Trading on China’s new Nasdaq-style stock market began today, with 25 tech companies listed on the Science and Technology Innovation Board, operated by the Shanghai Stock Market. Called the STAR Mar

Tech stocks tanked for the second straight day

It’s been a bad few days for tech stocks. The FANG stocks, a moniker used to collectively describe Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet) have had a rough two days on Wall Street. A

Dell’s SecureWorks stumbles in first tech IPO of the year

It has been a dry year for tech IPOs. Up until today’s SecureWorks offering, there had been zero in the U.S. in 2016. Zero. This compares to seven in the same period last year and 24 in that tim

New law changes the liquidity game for tech company founders, workers and investors

Late last year, Congress passed legislation that substantially improved the legal landscape for startups, early-stage companies and the stakeholders in the ecosystem. You might have read about, for ex

Tech Stocks Show Weakness Amid Uncertain Global Economy

Tech stocks fell sharply on Friday, setting a somber mood for the industry this weekend. The carnage was widespread, with giants taking a stumble — Microsoft, -3.97%; Google, 2.92%; Facebook, -3

Tech Puts Points Back On The Board As Twitter, FireEye And Netflix Surge

The recent decline in tech stocks has led to a broad narrative: The market's appetite for young tech stocks in late 2013 and early 2014 led to valuation excesses, and the ensuing declines have all but
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