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Bear Market (1970–81)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Stock market falls in 1970 after Wall Street crisis. War related inflation and high interest rates prevail. Paul Volcker assumes control at Fed. Historically high interest rates. High value of the ... More


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


Crisis, Crash, and Control: 1914–39

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/9780199280612.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses developments in the global securities market between the two world wars. Topics covered include the securities markets during the First World War, the impact of the First World ... More


Trying to Predict the Market

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Wall Street strategists are susceptible to gambler's fallacy. In general, four important behavioral elements affect the market predictions of investors: overconfidence, betting on trends, anchoring ... More


A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Anita Chari

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Anita Chari revives the concept of reification from Marx and the Frankfurt School to spotlight the resistance to neoliberal capitalism now forming at the level of political economy and at the more ... More


Occupy Wall Street: Challenging Neoliberal Reification

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores recent forms of neoliberal protest that have emerged in response to the economic crisis in the United States and Europe. The chapter focuses on the recent Occupy movement and ... More


Escalating Risks

Amy L. Fraher

in The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452857
eISBN:
9780801470493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452857.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the escalating risk taking and short-term profit seeking in the airline industry reminiscent of Wall Street strategies that led to the financial crisis of 2008. Airlines and ... More


Building Constituencies for the Bretton Woods Framework: Banks, Big Business, and the Cold War Coalition

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the building stage of the relationships among Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank, along with their domestic constituencies in American politics. The exogenous change that ... More


Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

Peter James Hudson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226459110
eISBN:
9780226459257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226459257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Bankers and Empire reconstructs the history of the expansion of Wall Street’s banking houses and financial institutions (including the precursors to Citigroup and JPMorganChase) into the Caribbean ... More


Financial, Economic, and Political Crises: From Subprime Loans to Dodd-Frank, Occupy Wall Street, and Beyond

David Halle and Andrew A. Beveridge

in New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199778386
eISBN:
9780199332588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778386.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

New York and Los Angeles together helped create the 2007–08 financial crisis, with each playing a different role. The Los Angeles region was a major driver of the real estate bubble. New York's Wall ... More


Bigger Means Better

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of the study of three large national newspapers with high circulation and big reputations for excellence. They are the New York Times (NYT or Times), the Washington ... More


Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen ... More


Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Forty to Sixty-Five and Beyond

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

in Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter notes that even persistent, successful women will fall short of reaching the very top leadership positions in their field, and most will not be paid equitably. In all of these ... More


Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Tom Goyens (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

New York City's identity as a cultural and artistic center, as a point of arrival for millions of immigrants sympathetic to anarchist ideas, and as a hub of capitalism made the city a unique and ... More


Wall Street on the Defensive, 1908–1913

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/9780199584444.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Wall Street’s central role in the panic of 1907 generated an outcry about the speculative manipulation of the country’s securities markets and eventually a groundswell of support for structural ... More


Congress and the Courts Have Their Say

in Front Page Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226781983
eISBN:
9780226782010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226782010.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the linguistic aftermath of Wall Street crime in 1929 and 1987 and its duration into the present. It showed that the public language that developed around the scandals following ... More


Wall Street Ascendant

in The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses how Philadelphia's finest passed to eternity and how, as its trade fled to New York, Baltimore, and New Orleans, Chestnut Street's lifeblood—deposits—also began to dry up. ... More


Wall Street and other casinos

Benjamin J. Cohen and Susan Strange

in Mad Money: with an introduction by Benjamin J. Cohen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992668
eISBN:
9781526104076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992668.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Are Wall Street and other stock exchanges a danger to the world economy? What lessons from the 1930s and the 1980s? Is the contagion factor, as in Asia in 1997, a new flaw in the financial system?


The Influence of Anarchism in Occupy Wall Street

Heather Gautney

in Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is a massive protest movement calling for radical social change and an end to unbridled corruption. OWS emerged in September 2011 in New York with highly confrontational ... More


Do Not Tamper with the Clues: Notes on Goldman Sachs

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter offers an argument for the religious work of corporations through a specific engagement with Goldman Sachs. Common sense may suggest that there is no organization perhaps less religious ... More


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