What People Will Pay For a Dorito

A Dorito or a Cheeto can become collectible snacks when they are sufficiently unique to be worth an elevated price.

Cupcakes and Other Notable Bubbles

Whether looking at 1637 or 2000, markets and financial bubbles always seem to find each other. As a surge in demand pushes prices up, the result resembles a bubble because it is full of air rather than value.

Why We Can’t Avoid Bubbles

Whether it’s tulip bulbs or Beanie Babies, bubbles start with an innovation that excites people. Then a demand surge, an unrealistic boom and panic follow.