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Professor Richard Sylla shares insights from past financial crises

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Excerpt from The Insurance and Investment Journal -- "The world has had a series of financial crises since the Mississippi Bubble, a financial scheme in the early 1700s in France that triggered a speculative frenzy and ended in financial ruin, said Sylla. And there will inevitably be more, he said, as memories of crises past fade, those crying wolf on new worries are 'shooed away' and people in general believe that 'this time will be different.'"

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