Financial Markets Lessons

Financial euphoria | 14:00

Description: This Financial Markets lesson introduces what happens when markets - and the crowds just beneath the surface - get carried away and create a bubble situation. These situations, in which everyone is indulging in the fantasy of getting rich, are more predictable and occur more regularly than one may think.

Lesson Highlights:

  1. Common characteristics
  2. Enabling factors
  3. Typical bubble diagram
  4. Dutch tulip mania
  5. South Sea bubble
  6. US housing bubble