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How to Spot a Market Bubble

Holland in the 1600s was an interesting time. This period is referred to as the Dutch Golden Age, and the people who were experiencing it were developing a taste for luxury items that their intrepid world explorers would bring back from the far corners of the globe. One of those items was the tulip flower, which was first sent to Europe by an ambassador to the Ottoman Empire. The tulip quickly caught the fancy of the people, as it was different than any