Bubble Trouble

Bubble Trouble

Bubble Trouble features conversations between economist and author Will Page and independent analyst Richard Kramer that lay out some inconvenient truths about how financial markets really work.

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Buy. Borrow. Die.

May 23, 2022

Today, we're treading deep in some chicken sh*t with Propublica investigative journalist Jesse Eisenger.

Muscles in Brussels

May 16, 2022

Recently, in the most European city of Brussels, there was mingling with the finest folks in competition law and economics. They were all trying to figure out if, and how, tech should be regulated. Will and Richard discuss.

Analyst Notes, The Black Art of Price Targeting, and Twitter with guest Aman Verjee

May 9, 2022

Today, we target those analysts notes that tell us what they think the price should be and how much faith we should put in that moving target. We have Aman Verjee who served as a VP of Paypal from 2002 to 2010 and was first …

Passing the Tech Ethics "Hot Potato" with Stephanie Hare

May 2, 2022

Today we wrestle with ethics and technology. Stephanie Hare's wonderful new book. Technology Is Not Neutral, gives us a much needed framework for thinking about how the technologies we interact with every day affect our mora…

NFTs - They're Not For Me

April 26, 2022

This week, we'll get Will Page’s impressions of the bubbles gathering around that island and what tsunami warning horns ought to be blaring when we talk about NFTs.

When Two Plus Two Equals Two

April 18, 2022

This week we explore the current craze in the mergers and acquisitions going on just now. And asking, do they actually create additional value? Or is it the case that two plus two does equal two? (Repeat)

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