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William Deringer quoted in the Washington Post article, “From 1720 to Tesla, FOMO Never Sleeps: The South Sea bubble is the classic story of an investing mania. Are investors today any wiser?”.

“New media technologies — newspapers in 1720, radio in the 1920s, the internet in the 1990s, social media and smartphone apps today — are “the cultural substrate in which a mania can grow,” says William Deringer, a financial historian at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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