Dot.Con: Greatest Story Ever Sold


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This is a sceptical history of the internet/stock market boom. The author argues that the craze wasn't simply a stock market bubble; it was a social and cultural phenomenon driven by broad historical forces. Cassidy explains how these forces combined to produce the buying hysteria that drove the prices of loss-making companies into the stratosphere. Much has been made of the phrase "irrational exuberance", but this text shows that there was nothing irrational about what happened. The people involved - fund managers, ...

Dot.Con: Greatest Story Ever Sold 2002, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713995985