PROJECT M
 

From feast to famine

Five years ago, the world was rocked when the US sub-prime mortgage bubble finally burst. Ahead of the anniversary of the Lehmann Brothers bankruptcy, PROJECT M takes a look at what is considered to be the first financial bubble – Tulipmania

Marilee Haraldsson
© Jan Brueghel the Younger, Satire on Tulip Mania

From feast to famine

Five years ago, the world was rocked when the US sub-prime mortgage bubble finally burst. Ahead of the anniversary of the Lehmann Brothers bankruptcy, PROJECT M takes a look at what is considered to be the first financial bubble – Tulipmania

Marilee Haraldsson