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A Transatlantic Revolution: 1970–90

Ranald C. Michie

in The Global Securities Market: A History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280612
eISBN:
9780191712784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280612.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses developments in the global securities market from 1970 to 1990. It shows that growth and development in the global securities market in the 1970s and 1980s were marked by two ... More


Exchanges

Ruben Lee

in Running the World's Markets: The Governance of Financial Infrastructure

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133539
eISBN:
9781400836970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133539.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter presents a series of case studies illustrating how specific exchanges have actually been governed in particular contexts. The following institutions and contexts are described in turn: ... More


A Dynamic Businessman’s Aristocracy: The 1890s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapters 5 and 6 both examine the Gilded Age of the late nineteenth century. The single most momentous change to hit the upper class during this period was the enlargement and enrichment of the ... More


An Inauspicious Beginning: Early US Flirtations with Industrial Securities, 1889–1897

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

By the early 1890s, initiatives were underway to build markets for the securities of industrial enterprises. In the US there were much less demanding conditions imposed on industrials seeking access ... More


The United States of America

Jonathan P. Charkham

in Keeping Better Company: Corporate Governance Ten Years On

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243198
eISBN:
9780191697234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243198.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This chapter is about the publicly held companies in the USA. Ever since independence the states have fought to limit the role of the Federal government. Wherever a company operates it may choose any ... More


Yankee Doodle Went to London: Anglo-American Breweries and the London Securities Market, 1888–1892

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter analyses the earliest efforts to bring US industrial enterprises to securities markets on a significant scale, which occurred not in the United States but in London in the late 1880s and ... More


William H. Donaldson: 1931–: Entrepreneur

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes William Donaldson’s role in opening the capital markets for investment firms.


The Summer of Love and Disobedience

Bruce Dancis

in Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author recounts important developments that happened in the summer of 1967, which he describes as an intense period of antiwar and antidraft organizing and civil disobedience. He talks about ... More


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