South Sea Bubble: The South Sea Company 1711 – 1720

I have been doing a lot of research lately on economic bubbles and most recently I came across what is known as the south sea bubble.  All through history, one subject appears again and again. How to make a lot of money quickly and this always almost ends in disaster, albeit deliberately planned or through…

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Tulip Mania – The Most Bizarre Bubble Of All Bubbles?

In today’s post I would like to talk about one of the most bizarre bubble of all time, Tulip Mania. Before I get into the details of tulip mania,I have to ask. Would you pay £1.8 million for a Tulip Bulb? If the answer is yes, then get off this page now and go back to…

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