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Deals of the Century: Wall Street, Mergers, and the Making of Modern America

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2004 - 330 pages
DEALS OF THE CENTURY Throughout history, mergers and acquisitions have been the major game played on Wall Street. These deals have had far-reaching effects, on the worlds of ...
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Undue Influence: How the Wall Street Elite Puts the Financial System at Risk

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2004 - 336 pages
A critical look at over 80 years of conflict, collusion, and corruption between financiers and politicians Undue Influence paints a vivid portrait of the dealings between "the ...
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Encyclopedia of American Business History

Charles R. Geisst - Business enterprises - 2009 - 609 pages
Presents an alphabetically-arranged reference to the history of business and industry in the United States. Includes selected primary source documents.
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Loan Sharks: The Birth of Predatory Lending

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2017 - 401 pages
Predatory lending: A problem rooted in the past that continues today. Looking for an investment return that could exceed 500 percent annually; maybe even twice that much ...
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Collateral Damaged: The Marketing of Consumer Debt to America

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2010 - 288 pages
Sometime in the 1970s and 1980s, the use of credit cards, which had begun as a convenience, began to grow into an addiction. Collateral Damaged: The Marketing of Consumer Debt ...
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Exchange Rate Chaos: 25 Years of Finance and Consumer Democracy

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2002 - 192 pages
The Bretton Woods system ensured a quarter of a century of relative stability on the world's financial markets. The quarter of a century which has followed has brought ...
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Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
Wheels of Fortune is an engaging and original story that traces the rich, colorful, and often scandalous history of speculation in the U.S. financial markets. Set against a ...
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Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2013 - 388 pages
The practice of charging interest on loans has been controversial since it was first mentioned in early recorded history. Lending is a powerful economic tool, vital to the ...
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Entrepôt Capitalism: Foreign Investment and the American Dream in the ...

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 1992 - 154 pages
This history on foreign investment in the U.S. after 1920 shows how the U.S. changed from a debtor nation to a supplier of capital to the rest of the world, and then details ...
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