New York Magazine has this terrific bubble graphic, that is far prettier than it is informative.

Abnormal returns call it a “bubble in calling things bubbles;”   That is a phrase I will take some credit for — I first used all the way back in April 2005 in BusinessWeek:  A Bubble in Bubbles? (never it saw it before then anywhere else).


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Category: Digital Media, Financial Press, Psychology

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6 Responses to “The Bubble in Bubbles (Reflexive Version)”

  1. Chief Tomahawk says:

    Could the NCAA be yet another bubble?

    Wouldn’t have watched the recent “South Park” skewering of the NCAA (“Crack Baby Athletic Association”) had CBS Sportsline columnist Gary Parrish not included mention of it in his recent column:

  2. You forgot about the bubble in CEO salaries, food prices, government manipulation of the economy, etc……..

  3. DL says:

    A bubble in bubble sightings means that asset prices have further to go on the upside.

  4. [...] The bubble in bubbles, reflexive [...]

  5. gms777 says:

    Ugh. Groupon. The daily crummy restaurant and nail salon discount email.

    A rather small bubble, however, for gold. Hmm.

  6. Ramstone says:

    I get profoundly annoyed when people use the word ‘bubble’ for price increases without a speculative ingredient — one that by definition requires a madness of crowds. Private Equity isn’t a crowd, nor is a genuine supply shortage.