From Dutch tulips to internet stocks, how to spot a financial bubble | Curio

From Dutch tulips to internet stocks, how to spot a financial bubble

7 mins | May 10, 2021

Kick start your day with a 15-min audio story that challenges and inspires your mind. Listen to expert voices across Technology, Business, Psychology and Health — bringing you new perspectives, insights and ideas. Released every Monday to Friday, we’ll help you practice curiosity and open-mindedness as part of your daily routine. Today's pick: What could kill off the latest investment crazes? Long before SPACs and Bitcoin, investors fought over everything from exotic bulbs to Pets.com. And as Jon Hilsenrath reveals, historians are warning these are perfect examples of how an inventive corner of the financial world can turn into a mania that attracts deception and comes crashing down.

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