It surged in the early 2000s as the technology sector recovered rapidly from the dot-com bust
and became hugely profitable, even as the rest of the economy floundered.
is nearing the longest economic expansion in its history, which lasted from March 1991 to March 2001, a total of 120 months followed by the dot-com bust
The series tracks the explosive, game-changing birth of Silicon Valley through the 2001 dot-com bust
. Led by characters who experienced the rise, fall and revival of the tech world as we've come to know it, the new hybrid format offers access to stories of the giants of the technology revolution.
The dot-com bust
hit just as Christian was completing his degree, and, fortunately for him, Johnson & Johnson was hiring in its finance department and recruiting.
To get a sense of how far stocks could potentially fall, the same ratio measured 70.4 percent following the dot-com bust
and 51.3 percent following the financial crisis.
Also on view at The Ringling will be Artificial Changelings from 1998, in which a kleptomaniac in 19th-century Paris dreams of a 21-century hacker; Spectropia, a piece that might seem to foreshadow the dot-com bust
of the early 2000s in its take on credit, debt and consumer culture, but that Dove says was actually written about the economic crash and Depression of the 1930s; and Lucid Possession, which tells the tale of a young woman programmer who's created an avatar that goes live on the internet.
However, given the notable decrease in taxpayer and industry concentration since the 'dot-com bust
' that generated the largest actual decline in revenues, Fitch expects future volatility to be lower.
It wasn't the 1987 crash, or the real estate crash, or even the dot-com bust
With the Conference Board reporting consumer confidence at its highest level since December 2000, surging to levels not seen since before the dot-com bust
of 2001, many wineries and retailers are preparing for sustained growth.
"But for this fortuitous timing of getting the money just before the major tragedy hit the US, Mindtree could well have joined the dust heap of failed companies that collapsed with the dot-com bust
In conducting their study, the researchers controlled for other factors that could influence the rate of patent generation, such as the post-2001 dot-com bust
, a trend toward greater scrutiny of patent applications, and pre-existing trends in the rate of patenting in key industries.
"After experiencing the dot-com bust
, the global financial crisis, and the housing collapse, as well as stagnant wage growth during their formative adult years, Gen Xers-or Generation AnXious-are wary about their financial future," says Heather Lord, senior vice president and head of strategy and innovation at Capital Group.