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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The Downfall of Wirecard with Dan McCrum

Sept. 26, 2022

This week we have the first of two episodes with Dan McCrum of the Financial Times about his investigative reporting into the massive fraud at the German financial firm Wirecard.

Summer Troubles, Autumn Bubbles

Sept. 19, 2022

As we're all back from our holidays this week is just Will and Richard trading postcards, anecdotes, and observations of what they've seen during our time away.

How Good is Goodwill?

Sept. 12, 2022

This week we get to the good, the bad and the ugly of "goodwill," how it's supposed to be used and how it can often be abused in bubble trouble.

Someone Else's Money

Sept. 5, 2022

This time we discuss the most important subject of them all: money. More importantly, someone else's money. We'll get to the basics. Where does money even come from? (Repeat)

Stenographers and Sycophants

Aug. 29, 2022

We talk about financial analysts and why it's sometimes more accurate to call them sycophants and stenographers, and how these analysts become cheerleaders of the companies they're supposed to cover. They praise as opposed t…

Peak FOMO

Aug. 22, 2022

We're back to blowing bubbles, the original source of this inspirational podcast, and we deep dive into the force that's driving markets to record highs. Peak FOMO, fear of missing out. (Repeat)

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Richard Kramer

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Will Page

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