Economic bubble


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Economic bubble

A market phenomenon characterized by surges in asset prices to levels significantly above the fundamental value of that asset. Bubbles are often hard to detect in real time because there is disagreement over the fundamental value of the asset.
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I think the collapse of Japan's economic bubble started along with the aging society.
In presenting his budget to a parliamentary committee on Monday, Georgiades said the economy "presented all the opposite features of an economic bubble" but noted that sales of high-value properties would need to be monitored.
The minister rejected claims that there was an economic bubble, saying that the economy "presented all the opposite features of an economic bubble", but noted that the sales of high-value property would have to be monitored.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) advanced 125.72 points, or 0.52 percent, from Friday to 24,245.76, the highest close since November 13, 1991, when the Japanese stocks began their descent after the bursting of the country's economic bubble. The broader Tokyo Stock Price Index, which includes all shares on the market's First Section on the TSE, was also up 0.71 points, or 0.04 percent, to 1,817.96.
Research from New York-based, Convoy Investments released this week concluded that the Bitcoin bubble has now surpassed that of tulip mania as the biggest ever economic bubble, as shown in the chart below.
JPMorgan's Chief Executive Officer, who previously served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank in New York, compared bitcoin to the "Tulip Mania" economic bubble that swept Holland in the 17th Century, (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-12/jpmorgan-s-ceo-says-he-d-fire-traders-who-bet-on-fraud-bitcoin) Bloomberg first reported .
China's economic bubble was a concern for economists and analysts, but Chinese officials and policy makers maintained their show of confidence in the country's economic development.
Around three years ago the Kurdistan Region was living in an economic bubble that hadn't burst yet.
The question "does Japan matter?" is a tired cliche but one that has persisted over the two and a half decades since Japan's postwar economic bubble burst, taking with it the belief that Japan's already apparent systemic problems of monoculturalism and demographics (to take just two examples) could be overcome by a new model of national economic power.
This is the main reason the economic bubble will continue to grow.
He said the economic bubble will continue to grow in 2015.
Is education debt the next economic bubble, and if so what will happen when it pops?
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