The Business Cycle How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle? Share | Related Content Bursting the Bubble Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst? The Business Cycle Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective. What Is the Dividend Yield? This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.