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Wall Street: A History, Updated Edition

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2012 - 544 pages
Wall Street is an unending source of legend--and nightmares. It is a universal symbol of both the highest aspirations of economic prosperity and the basest impulses of greed ...
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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed Over Industry

Lawrence E. Mitchell - Business & Economics - 2008 - 416 pages
American companies once focused exclusively on providing the best products and services. But today, most corporations are obsessed with maximizing their stock prices, resulting ...
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Monopolies in America: Empire Builders and Their Enemies from Jay Gould to ...

Charles R. Geisst - Foreign Language Study - 2000 - 355 pages
A comprehensive history of business monopolies in America traces their rise from the nineteenth-century railroad moguls to modern-day computer software empires, profiling such ...
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The Chicago Plan & New Deal Banking Reform

Ronnie J. Phillips - Business & Economics - 1994
This is the first comprehensive history and evaluation of the role of the 100% reserve plan in the banking legislation of the New Deal. The idea of 100% reserves is as relevant ...
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The Last Partnerships: Inside the Great Wall Street Dynasties: Inside the ...

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2001 - 338 pages
They laid the foundations of American finance and defined the American brand of capitalism. They bankrolled wars, were the impetus behind the building of the first ...
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Greenback Planet: How the Dollar Conquered the World and Threatened ...

H. W. Brands - Business & Economics - 2011
The world runs on the U.S. dollar. From Washington to Beijing, governments, businesses, and individuals rely on the dollar to conduct commerce and invest profitably and safely ...
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American Entrepreneur: The Fascinating Stories of the People Who Defined ...

Larry SCHWEIKART Ph.D., Lynne PIERSON DOTI Ph.D. - Business & Economics - 2009 - 544 pages
Ever since the first colonists landed in “The New World,” Americans have forged ahead in their quest to make good on the promises of capitalism and independence. This book ...
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The Great Depression: America 1929-1941

Robert S. McElvaine - History - 2010 - 432 pages
One of the classic studies of the Great Depression, featuring a new introduction by the author with insights into the economic crises of 1929 and today. In the twenty-five ...
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Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed for Market ...

Robert Sloan - Business & Economics - 2009 - 272 pages
Why Main Street blames financial speculation for economic crashes Disdain for short selling is as American as apple pie, dating back to our nation’s founding. But as Bob Sloan ...
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