The Big Board: A History of the New York Stock Market

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Beard Books, 2000 - Business & Economics - 395 pages
 

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Contents

The European Background
1
Securities in Early America
14
Under English Domination 18121837
28
The First Age of Rails 18371857
47
The Fortunes of War 18571865
65
Consolidation Expansion and Panic 18651873
81
The Rise of Investment Banking 18731884
102
All Roads Lead to Wall Street 18841896
124
Genealogy of the Giant Bull 19141924
206
The Triumphant Years of the Giant Bull 19241929
235
Death of the Giant Bull 19251933
262
Death and Transfiguration 19331947
293
The Tardy Boom 19471960
321
The New Wall Street 19531965
346
Selected Bibliography
376
Index
383

The Morganization of America 18961903
147
The End of the Golden Age 19031913
174

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Page 10 - A company for carrying on an undertaking of great advantage, but nobody to know what it is.
Page 21 - We, the Subscribers, Brokers for the Purchase and Sale of Public Stock, do hereby solemnly promise and pledge ourselves to each other that we will not buy or sell from this day, for any person whatsoever, any kind of Public Stock, at a less rate than one quarter per cent. Commission on the specie value, and that we will give a preference to each other in our Negotiations.

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