Both historically and contemporarily, Manchester has been considered by many as synonymous with resistance and rebellion, the rebellious younger sibling of London. This is a long legacy, and most pertinent to it is Manchester’s lively spirit of working-class political activism.
Market bubbles have existed for as long as there have been markets. Examples of major bubbles can be seen throughout history. Holland in the 1630s experienced a bubble centred on the tulip market. Following their adoption by the European ruling classes as objects of desirability and good taste, tulips began to be seen as targets Continue Reading