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CBSMoneyWatch: 10 Reasons Why Ideas Fail

Flawed Assumptions

The Internet bubble spawned hundreds of what we used to call concept companies and IPOs based solely on the assumption that demand for communication bandwidth and infrastructure would increase exponentially, more or less indefinitely. The current malaise with internet stocks like Zynga (ZNGA), Groupon (GRPN) and Facebook may or may not be analogous. Time will tell.

(AP Photo/Christoph Soeder)

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