What an 18th-Century Stock Market Bubble Can Teach Us About the SPAC Frenzy

Here you go, I’ll let you fill out the rest.

Grab Holdings Inc., the “Uber” of Southeast Asia, is the latest and largest announced SPAC deal that values the firm at almost $40 billion, through a merger with a…

--

--

--

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Do the pros outweighs the cons of buying a new condo?

Why invest in the Netherlands

AlphaRank SPAC Monitor — October 2020

Trade delay is probably bad news for cyclicals like CSX

Katafin 2021 — Running The Premium Model

5 Real Tactics to Make More Money That are Used By the Pros

How to invest like Buffet ‘on margin’.

Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees As Per William Schantz

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Stephen Foerster

Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)

More from Medium

Why the Stock Market’s Winning Streak May End This Year

If you were a publicly-traded company, would investors buy your stock?

A number is not always a number (1st round review)

What made Apple successful?