Economic bubbles
An economic bubble (sometimes referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, a financial bubble, a speculative mania or a balloon) is "trade in high volumes at prices that are c...
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Market bubbles are driven by the impulse to predict each other’s behavior, says new research – Quartz
Five years on from Lehman Brothers's collapse and “where did it all go wrong?” analysis is all the rage. Answers have varied: poor regulation, malicious bankers, dozy politicians, greedy homeowners, a...
Dot-com bubble
The dot-com bubble (also referred to as the dot-com boom, the Internet bubble and the information technology bubble) was a historic speculative bubble covering roughly 1997–2000 (with a climax on Marc...
Dot-com bubble - Wikipedia
Are we in another tech-stock bubble?
The Nasdaq-100 surged to an all-time high this week, sending a chill through investors with vivid memories of the dot-com bust 15 years ago that wiped out trillions of dollars in wealth. Does the rece...
Tulip mania
Tulip mania or tulipomania (Dutch names include: tulpenmanie, tulpomanie, tulpenwoede, tulpengekte and bollengekte) was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the r...
Tulip mania - Wikipedia
Nostradamus
Michel de Nostredame (depending on the source, 14 or 21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised as Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecie...
Nostradamus - Wikipedia
2014–15 Russian financial crisis
The ongoing financial crisis in Russia and the associated shrinking of the Russian economy is the result of the collapse of the Russian ruble beginning in the second half of 2014. A decline in confide...
2014–15 Russian financial crisis - Wikipedia
2014 Russian financial crisis
The ongoing financial crisis in Russia and the associated shrinking of the Russian economy is the result of the collapse of the Russian ruble beginning in the second half of 2014. A decline in confide...
Royal Exchange and London Assurance Corporation Act 1719
Bubble Act 1720 (6 Geo I, c 18) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain that forbade all joint-stock companies not authorised by royal charter. It was passed on 9 June 1720, and was also known ...
Royal Exchange and London Assurance Corporation Act 1719 - Wikipedia
Reflation
Reflation is the act of stimulating the economy by increasing the money supply or by reducing taxes, seeking to bring the economy (specifically price level) back up to the long-term trend, following a...
Xoom (web hosting)
Xoom was an early dot-com that used to primarily provide free unlimited space web hosting, similar to GeoCities.
Xoom was founded by Chris Kitze in September 1996 as a download website offering fr...
Real estate bubble
A real estate bubble or property bubble (or housing bubble for residential markets) is a type of economic bubble that occurs periodically in local or global real estate markets. It can be identified t...
Real estate bubble - Wikipedia
Encilhamento
The Encilhamento was an economic bubble that boomed in the late 1880s and early 1890s in Brazil, bursting during the provisional government of Deodoro da Fonseca (1889–1891) leading to financial crisi...
Encilhamento - Wikipedia
Effects of the 2000s energy crisis
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation-adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel. During 2003, the price rose above $30, reached $60 by 11 August 200...
Effects of the 2000s energy crisis - Wikipedia
Economic bubble
An economic bubble (sometimes referred to as a speculative bubble, a market bubble, a price bubble, a financial bubble, a speculative mania or a balloon) is "trade in high volumes at prices that are c...
Irrational exuberance
“Irrational exuberance” is a phrase used by the then-Federal Reserve Board chairman, Alan Greenspan, in a speech given at the American Enterprise Institute during the Dot-com bubble of the 1990s. The ...
Bulgarian property bubble
There were rumors and speculations regarding the existence of a property bubble in Bulgaria since at least 2006; however, many interested parties (especially banks) tended to discredit such a possibil...
Poseidon bubble
The Poseidon bubble was a stock market bubble in which the price of Australian mining shares soared in late 1969, then crashed in early 1970. It was triggered by the Poseidon NL company's discovery o...
2004 Argentine energy crisis
The Argentine energy crisis was a natural gas supply shortage experienced by Argentina in 2004. After the recession triggered by the economic crisis and ending in 2002, Argentina's energy demands grew...
2003 world oil market chronology

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2003 world oil market chronology - Wikipedia
Baltic states housing bubble
The Baltic states housing bubble is an economic bubble involving major cities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltic States had enjoyed a relatively strong economic growth between 2000 and 2006,...
Baltic states housing bubble - Wikipedia
Uranium bubble of 2007
The uranium bubble of 2007 was a period of nearly exponential growth in the price of natural uranium, starting in 2005 and peaking at roughly $300/kg (or ~$135/lb) in mid-2007. This coincided with sig...
Uranium bubble of 2007 - Wikipedia
Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992
The Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 (or FHEFSSA, Pub.L. 102–550, title XIII of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, H.R. 5334, Oct. 28, 1992, 106&#...
Mississippi Company
The Mississippi Company of 1684 became the Company of the West in 1717, and expanded as the Company of the Indies from 1719. This corporation, which held a business monopoly in French colonies in Nort...
Mississippi Company - Wikipedia
Stock market bubble
A stock market bubble is a type of economic bubble taking place in stock markets when market participants drive stock prices above their value in relation to some system of stock valuation.Behavioral ...
AI winter
In the history of artificial intelligence, an AI winter is a period of reduced funding and interest in artificial intelligence research. The term was coined by analogy to the idea of a nuclear winter....
Startup.com
Startup.com is a 2001 documentary film that chronicles the dot-com start-up phenomenon and its eventual end. The film follows e-commerce website govWorks and its founders Kaleil Isaza Tuzman and Tom...
Startup.com - Wikipedia
Urbanfetch
Urbanfetch was an Internet company founded in 1999 which enabled customers to order products (DVDs, music, books, snacks, gifts, etc.) online and have them delivered by bike messenger in less than an ...