Crude oil prices in 2008: Was the spike a bubble?

Michael Giberson In the physical world, spikes and bubbles are quite different things that don’t generally get mistaken for one another.  Curiously, in economic metaphor, the same phenomena can be called a spike and a bubble.  Argument among economists continues on the issue of whether the oil price spike in 2008 was or wasn’t a … More Crude oil prices in 2008: Was the spike a bubble?

Calling the next bubble: is there currently a “dollar-led asset bubble”?

Michael Giberson The list of people who agreed, after the fact, that yes there was a {internet company | real estate | … | tulip bulb} price bubble is frequently longer than the list of people who publicly announce a bubble in unequivocal terms in advance of a crash.  But here you have someone willing … More Calling the next bubble: is there currently a “dollar-led asset bubble”?