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Lombard Street A Description of the Money Market

ISBN-10: 0471345369

ISBN-13: 9780471345367

Edition: 1999

Authors: Walter Bagehot

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Walter Bagehot's classic text on the money market gives the reader an overview of the banking system and its burgeoning influence during the author's day. Although published originally in 1873 it still rings true today.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introductory
A General View of Lombard Street
How Lombard Street Came to Exist, and Why it Assumed its Present Form
The Position of the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Money Market
The Mode in Which the Value of Money is Settled in Lombard Street
Why Lombard Street is Often Very Dull, and Sometimes Extremely Excited
A More Exact Account of the Mode in Which the Bank of England has Discharged its Duty of Retaining a Good Bank Reserve, and of Administering it Effectually
The Government of the Bank of England
The Joint Stock Banks
The Private Banks
The Bill-Brokers
The Principles Which Should Regulate the Amount of the Banking Reserve to be Kept by the Bank of England
Conclusion
Appendix
Liabilities and Cash Reserve of the Chief Banking Systems
Extract From Evidence Given by Mr. Alderman Salomons Before the House of Commons Select Committee in 1858
Statement of Circulation and Deposits of the Bank of Dundee at Intervals of Ten Years, Between 1764 and 1864
Meeting of the Proprietors of the Bank of England, September 13, 1866