Behavioural finance – and the speculative bubble at the end of the 1990s

By Melena Johnson, Henrik Lindblom, Peter Platan
January 2002

Abstract / Introduction:

The late 1990s saw a speculative bubble in technology stocks. This article describes the possible reasons for a speculative bubble and the impact which all market participants play in fueling such a bubble. This article draws direct comparison to the speculative bubble of the late 1990s and behavioural finance.