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The best books, journalists, and academics for keeping up with bubbles and trading

People try to pop bubbles from a street performer on the Southbank in view of London financial district.
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London has had many bubbles.
  • John Detrixhe
By John Detrixhe

Future of finance reporter


The feedback loop between financial markets and bubbles is fiendishly difficult to unravel, which is perhaps one of the reasons why the bookshelf of financial bubble literature gets heavier every year. Here are a few of the most influential and interesting ones:

If you want to nerd out on market structure—the plumbing that underpins financial markets around the world—you’ll want to follow these journalists:

Here are some writers who report on retail brokerages, like Robinhood and Charles Schwab, for everyday investors:

Academics constantly pore over reams of data, researching how technology, rules, and regulations are changing the world’s securities markets.  These are some prominent professors whose research to look out for:

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