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Wall Street: A History

Charles R. Geisst

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

A history of Wall Street beginning in 1791 and ending in the present, the book traces the development of the major financial markets from the New York Stock Exchange's origins in the outdoor curb ... More


1975—Policy Changes

Douglas Wass

in Decline to Fall: The Making of British Macro-economic Policy and the 1976 IMF Crisis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534746
eISBN:
9780191715884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534746.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the evolution of economic policy in the face of a deteriorating situation. It shows how early in 1975 the Treasury came to recognize that a significant shift of policy was ... More


Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Charles H. Feinstein (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

This collection of 20 studies deals with various aspects of banking, exchange rates, domestic and international financial policy, capital flows, and foreign trade in Europe in the years from 1918 to ... More


Financial Systems, Economic Growth, and Globalization

Peter L. Rousseau and Richard Sylla

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which explores the links between domestic financial development, domestic growth, and international financial market integration, begins with a discussion of the meaning of a good or ... More


Core, Periphery, Exchange Rate Regimes, and Globalization

Michael D. Bordo and Marc Flandreau

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226065984
eISBN:
9780226065991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The traditional view is that fixed exchange rate regimes are best for the globalization of financial markets. This view is based on the stellar performance of the classical gold standard. Yet today ... More


Liability Connectedness: Money Market Funds and Tri-Party Repo Market

Hal S. Scott

in Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034371
eISBN:
9780262332156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034371.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Modern financial markets are a highly complex system of financial institutions with a high degree of interdependence and interconnections. Financial institutions are not only connected through ... More


Stock Market Swings and the Value of Innovation, 1908–1929

Tom Nicholas

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the effect of stock market swings and the economics of financial markets. Using over twenty years of data prior to the Great Crash, the chapter takes a look at firm-level ... More


Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

William R Summerhill

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Nineteenth-century Brazil's constitutional monarchy credibly committed to repay sovereign debt, borrowing repeatedly in international and domestic capital markets without default. Yet it failed to ... More


HSBC and Its Note Issue in Shanghai, 1866–1925

Niv Horesh

in Shanghai's Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300143560
eISBN:
9780300143621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300143560.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the different aspects of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Cooperation (HSBC) and its note issue in Shanghai. Banknotes first issued by the HSBC in 1866 helped resuscitate ... More


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