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Domain Names Tied to Standard Economic Indicators, According to First Ever Domain Price Index

July 13, 2011 by · Comments Off on Domain Names Tied to Standard Economic Indicators, According to First Ever Domain Price Index 

Hosting ServicesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. РSedo, the leading online domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced the launch of IDNX, the industry’s first standardized domain price index. Developed by economist and internet entrepreneur Thies Lindenthal, IDNX uses real estate economic methodology to provide investors with critical insight into the current market value of domains, domain industry trends, and the risk to return ratio of domains as a financial asset.

By indexing more than 200,000 domain transactions over a six year period, IDNX exhibits the strong correlation with standard economic indicators, suggesting that domains are as much an economic asset as real estate, stocks or shares. By allowing comparison to other financial indicators such as the NASDAQ or the stock price of internet giant Google, IDNX clearly shows that the trend lines for these indices follow the same path as the trend line for the domain market. Read more

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