Devil Take the Hindmost A History of Financial Speculation

ISBN-10: 0452281806

ISBN-13: 9780452281806

Edition: 2000

Authors: Edward Chancellor

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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface: Devil Take the Hindmost
"This Bubble World": The Origins of Financial Speculation
Stockjobbing in 'Change Alley: The Projecting Age of the 1690s
"The Never-to-Be-Forgot or Forgiven South-Sea Scheme"
Fool's Gold: The Emerging Markets of the 1820s
"A Ready Communication": The Railway Mania of 1845
"Befooled, Bewitched and Bedeviled": Speculation in the Gilded Age
The End of a New Era: The Crash of 1929 and Its Aftermath
Cowboy Capitalism: From Bretton Woods to Michael Milken
Kamikaze Capitalism: The Japanese Bubble Economy of the 1980s
Epilogue: The Case of the Rogue Economists
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