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Can the Fed Engineer a Soft Landing for the Biggest Bubble Since $12,000 Tulip Bulbs?

Can the Fed Engineer a Soft Landing for the Biggest Bubble Since $12,000 Tulip Bulbs?

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 21, 2022 ~ In her 2007 book, Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age, Anne Goldgar writes that a tulip bulb in 1637 sold for the equivalent of $12,000 in 2007 money. Now think about the tens of millions of dollars that were spent last year for one NFT.  It’s pretty clear that Tulipmania has nothing on the Fed-induced Bubblemania that is currently in the early stages of The Great Unwind. Goldgar points out that as historians have looked back, the tulip mania of the 1630s in Holland has become a “byword for idiocy.” At least a Tulip bulb is a thing of beauty that reblooms year after year. Bitcoin, called “rat poison squared” by Warren Buffett, one of the smartest investors of all time, is not a thing of beauty, has nothing backing it, and is currently in free fall. After … Continue reading