Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google: Over $440 Billion in Cap Creation Over 2015 November 23, 2015 1:30pm by Barry Ritholtz Source: Visual Capitalist Spread the wealth. twitter facebook linkedin What's been said: Discussions found on the web: howardoark commented on Nov 23 Amazon has a PE of 1000, Google is at 32 (and not as big a moat as you might think), Facebook is at 107 and Netflix at 333 (and no discernible moat). This isn’t going to end well. It never does. Concerned Neighbour commented on Nov 23 Welcome to the “new normal”. I concluded years ago that valuations are practically immaterial in the world of perpetual “stimulus” (a word meaning the destruction of the price discovery mechanism). Rich in NJ commented on Nov 23 Google is sui generis in comparison to others. WickedGreen commented on Nov 23 “Cap Creation”? They created it? Are you implying it was ALL buybacks (instead of just mostly)? Oh, maybe it was the USG “creating” capitalization (h/t Snowden!). After all, Sam has liquidity, so to speak. … Anywho, check out this NYT offering: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/24/world/europe/extreme-weather-disasters-united-nations-paris.html … “Extreme Weather Tied to Over 600,000 Deaths Over 2 Decades” Not, mind you, poor planning / terrible land management / inexistent environmental mitigation / unguided ‘development’ / poverty-driven settlement / myopic greed / consequence of inequality / comprehensive lack of understanding of the natural sciences / utter paucity of common-sense zoning. Nah. It was the weather. The unfolding climate chaos is going to KYA, while we’re doing our respective kabukis. Read this next.March 13, 2016 10 Sunday ReadsApril 25, 2018 Positive Impact CompaniesSeptember 14, 2017 My Friend Is Beating Me Posted Under Market History Technology Previous Post Unloved Labor Economy Continues to Improve Next Post Labor Market Behavior during and after the Great Recession: Has It Been Unusual?