It’s January 17th. On this day in 2001, the company pets.com was in the process of liquidating its assets, after just 18 months in existence.
Jody and Niki are joined by Julia Furlan to discuss the 2000 dot-com bubble, why companies like pets.com got so big and went so broke; and what lessons there are about the difference between the stock market and the real economy.
Julia is the host of the Vox podcast series “Go for Broke.” The first season is all about the 2000 bubble.
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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