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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
In the market.
New York : Abbeville Press, 2001
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|Description:||364 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm|
|Contents:||The beginnings of financial markets, 3500 B.C.-1000 A.D. Spot cash: trading in traditional and modern markets ; Financing the government: taxation and bonds --
The rise of traders, bankers, and merchant princes, 1000-1720. Direct investment: venture capitalists ; Big deals: the changing world of mergers --
From trading posts to the emergence of Wall Street, 1650-1850. Building infrastructure: state and local finance ; Building homes: government agencies in the market --
The Victorian Era and the opening of global markets, 1850-1900. Closely held: investment in private companies ; Exploring new worlds: emerging markets --
Trusts and tribulations, 1900-1939: Better than average: blue chips ; Looking to the future: growth stocks --
From World War II to the OPEC Crisis, 1940-1975. Retail investment: Main Street meets Wall Street ; Global view: international equities --
Junk bonds, big bangs, and the rise of the NASDAQ, 1975-1990s. In at the ground floor: small companies and low-caps ; Derivatives: natural resources futures --
The global marketplace, 1990-present. Derivatives: agricultural commodities futures ; Uncommon currencies: financial derivatives.
|Responsibility:||Christopher Finch ; foreword by John M. Angelo.|