Posts Tagged ‘bubbles’

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    The Cupcake Bubble

    Jul 9, 14 • 86 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, Financial Markets, Labor, Lifestyle, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Just like technology stocks in 2000 and housing in 2005, the cupcake bubble has burst. In 2004 or so, many of us started buying the most amazing cupcakes. 4 inches tall, topped with sprinkles or a cookie, the cupcake might have been pistachio

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    Blowing Bubbles

    Jul 17, 10 • 176 Views • Economic History, Financial MarketsNo Comments

    In The Big Short, Michael Lewis explains the subprime bubble mentality through a quote about CNBC media coverage. “…they weren’t in touch with reality anymore. If something negative happened, they’d spin it positive. If something

  • The FCIC Sounds Good

    Jan 29, 10 • 168 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Reading Dr. Ed’s Morning Briefing (a great newsletter from Ed Yardeni–the 1/13 briefing), I was encouraged to hear about a member of the new Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (The new FCIC website is at www.fcic.gov). One of eight commissioners

  • A Financial NTSB

    Jan 13, 10 • 148 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments