Bursting the Bubble Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst? Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content When Markets React When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy. Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy. What Is My Risk Tolerance? This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.