The author ridiculed the fact that one or more of these ingredients featured in the mix of every collapse of the market going back to the South Sea Bubble in 1720.
What does SSB stand for?
SSB stands for South Sea Bubble
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Nothing more than the soft underbelly of the biggest environmental scam since the South Sea Bubble, green extremists have devised a money-making scheme that enables anyone with a roof or a spare bit of land to erect monstrosities that milk everyone else's pockets to line their own.
She discusses other victims in the books of David Liss, one of which, A Conspiracy of Paper (2000), shows strong similarity between the South Sea Bubble of the seventeenth century and the recent banking crisis in the United States and other countries.
Since then we've had the south sea bubble, the Napoleonic wars, two world wars, the great depression and more recently the oil crisis in the 1970s these must have been worse than what we are facing at the moment.
Byline: by MELANIE WRIGHT THOUSANDS rushed to buy shares (left) in the world's first stock market swindle, the South Sea Bubble of 1720.
Some of the events described, such as the 18th century South Sea bubble or the 19th century Opium War between Britain and China, may be familiar to business readers.
It was a lure that goes back to the South Sea bubble company of 1720 seeking funds for "carrying out an undertaking of great advantage but nobody to know what it is".
Like the Georgian politicians who cheered on the South Sea Bubble, or their Victorian successors who abased themselves before the railway kings, easy money and slick speculators dazzled him.