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eBook Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability ePub

by Charles R. Geisst

  • ISBN: 047147973X
  • Category: Business and Finance
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Charles R. Geisst
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (December 22, 2003)
  • Pages: 368
  • ePub book: 1653 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1851 kb
  • Other: lit txt azw txt
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 475

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An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in. .

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control the silver market in the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful history of the futures market on its quest for respectability and profit. Charles Geisst brings the personalities and strategies behind the futures market and speculation in general to life, against a backdrop of American life that begins prior to the Civil War.

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ISBN: 0471212229; 9780471212225; From the very beginning, financial markets have been called everything imaginable?from gambling dens to vital centers of commerce. Wheels of Fortune is an engaging and original story that traces the rich, colorful, and often scandalous history of the . futures market in its quest for respectability and profit. Set against a backdrop that begins prior to the Civil War and continues through the twentieth century, renowned business historian and bestselling author Charles Geisst takes you on an incredible journey that brings the personalities and strategies behind the futures markets and speculation in general to life.

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control the silver market in the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful history of the futures market on its quest fo.

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Goulds attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to.

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Goulds attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers scandalous efforts to control the silver market in the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful history of the futures market on its quest for respectability and profit. CHARLES R. GEISST is the author of fourteen books, including the bestsellers Wall Street: A History and 100 Years of Wall Street, as well as The Last Partnerships and Monopolies in America.

WHEELS OF FORTUNE: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability. By Charles R. Geisst. John Wiley & Sons. The book has received little mainstream attention. Aside from places like Registered Rep. and Traders Magazine, it has been greeted, significantly, with silence

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control the silver market in the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful history of the futures market.

An intriguing history of the futures market and speculationFrom Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s tothe Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control the silver marketin the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful historyof the futures market on its quest for respectability and profit.This comprehensive account shows readers why the markets have beengrabbing headlines for over 100 years as both respectable economicinstitutions and hotbeds of gambling activity and scandal. CharlesGeisst brings the personalities and strategies behind the futuresmarket and speculation in general to life, against a backdrop ofAmerican life that begins prior to the Civil War.