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 Bridging the Confidence Gap In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent. Risk Perspective Is it possible to avoid loss? Not entirely, but you can attempt to manage risk. What Is the Dividend Yield? This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.