At The Margin


#20: Booms, busts and bicycles - Dr. William Quinn (QUB)

Season 2, Ep. 8

I am joined by Dr. William Quinn, lecturer in finance at Queen’s University Belfast to discuss stock market bubbles. We go through the ‘British bicycle mania,’ big shorts and savvy bond villains who have resorted to shady stock market trades.

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