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A New Technology Bubble?


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LinkedIn founder Reid Garrett Hoffman (L) and CEO Jeff Weiner (R) just before ringing the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011.
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LinkedIn founder Reid Garrett Hoffman (L) and CEO Jeff Weiner (R) just before ringing the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011.

A recent article in The Economist magazine warns of a nascent bubble forming in high-tech company valuations. An initial public offering by social media site LinkedIn raised twice the amount of money projected -- and excitement is growing about expected public offerings from Twitter, Zynga and Facebook. But many pundits disagree.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Martin Giles, U.S. technology correspondent for The Economist

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Host Michael Krasny and the Economist's Martin Giles scan the horizon for signs of a bubble.

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