Network geometry and market instability (IMAGE) Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Caption Network of the S&P 500 during the US housing bubble from 2006 to 2007. While traditional market indicators such as logarithmic returns (in blue) show relatively little fluctuation, the minimum of the network curvature (in orange) clearly identifies the bubble in June/July 2006. Credit A. Samal | Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) Usage Restrictions Use of images is limited to editorial coverage of scientific topics relating to the activities of the Max Planck Society. Any kind of commercial use (including, in particular, the exploitation of images by means of sale or incorporation in image databases or image catalogues) as well as any promotional use/use for merchandise purposes, disclosure to third parties or granting of related rights to third parties is expressly not permitted. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.