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The Booming Twenties (1920–29)

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:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The boom and stock market crash of the 1920s. The public begins to invest in the stock market. Wall Street expands and banks begin selling securities. Wall Street bankers and brokers become ... More


Irrational Exuberance

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Governing the Modern Corporation: Capital Markets, Corporate Control, and Economic Performance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195171679
eISBN:
9780199783618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171675.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the nature, effects, and consequences of the bubble of 1995-2000. The 20th century experienced four exceptional stock market booms in the United States that have been called ... More


Autopsy of Major Crashes: Universal Exponents and Log-Periodicity

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the universal nature of the critical log-periodic precursory signature of stock market crashes. It considers the crash of October 1987 and of October 1929; the Hong Kong crashes ... More


Modeling Financial Bubbles and Market Crashes

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers two versions of a rational model of speculative bubbles and stock market crashes. According to the first version, stock market prices are driven by the crash hazard that may ... More


Financial Crashes: What, How, Why, and When?

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explains what financial crashes are and why, how, and when they occur. More specifically, it examines the mechanisms underlying crashes; whether we can forecast crashes; whether we could ... More


Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Didier Sornette

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The scientific study of complex systems has transformed a wide range of disciplines in recent years, enabling researchers in both the natural and social sciences to model and predict phenomena as ... More


Lessons from the Asian Crisis

Norman Flynn

in Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The 1997/8 Asian crisis was severe for most of the region and the financial crisis had a deep impact on many real economies. This chapter shows that explanations for the crisis are many and varied, ... More


Prediction of Bubbles, Crashes, and Antibubbles

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines how to predict stock market crashes and other large market events as well as the limitations of forecasting, in particular in terms of the horizon of visibility and expected ... More


The Crash, the Depression, and State Street’s Response

Michael R. Yogg

in Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter analyzes the response of the State Street Investment Corporation (SSIC) to the stock market crash. The SSIC partners had played the 1928 market very well. At times, they had bought on ... More


The Scandal that Never Was

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The stock market crash of October 1987 led to hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation payments for lost dividends and payments for additional staff and so forth. The London Stock Exchange ... More


The Crash of Venture Labor

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0060
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter, which is concerned with the stock market crash, uses the interview data after the dot-com bust along with historical materials to illustrate some of the problems facing venture labor. ... More


The Rise of Mutual Funds: An Insider’s View

Matthew P. Fink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753505
eISBN:
9780199918805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753505.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

In 1940 few Americans had heard of mutual funds. Today, US mutual funds are the largest financial industry in the world, with over 88 million shareholders and over $11 trillion in assets. This book ... More


‘A Hurricane of Litigation’: The Legal After Math of the Railway Panic, 1845–1850

R. W. Kostal

in Law and English Railway Capitalism 1825–1875

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265672
eISBN:
9780191682926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265672.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The collapse of the railway securities markets in the last days of October 1845 left a powerful financial vacuum in its wake. Millions of pounds of capital had flowed through a screen of paper ... More


2050: The End of the Growth Era?

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines stock market crashes in the entire financial history of the United States as well as the world economy and population dynamics over the last 2,000 years. It suggests the ... More


The March of Time

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular

Numerous factors accounted for the precipitous decline in musicals starting in mid-1930. The stock market crash and the Pathé studio fire in 1929 were dire omens, and the overabundance of backstage ... More


Capitalist Realism: The 1987 Stock Market Crash and the New Proprietary of Tom Wolfe and Oliver Stone

Leigh Claire La Berge

in Scandals and Abstraction: Financial Fiction of the Long 1980s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199372874
eISBN:
9780199372898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372874.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores how finance began to stand in for “the economy” through the journalistic and realistic representation of the 1987 stock market crash. It is centered on Tom Wolfe’s novel The ... More


An Opportunity Lost

Helga Drummond

in Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Project Taurus had damaged the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Although the design had finally been agreed, LSE received little credit for its endeavour. What indeed was the Exchange there to do now ... More


President Bush and the Economy

Graham Wilson

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

President George W. Bush left office with the United States and the world economies in a catastrophic condition. Millions of Americans lost their homes in mortgage foreclosures, the stock market fell ... More


When the Money Stopped

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the impact of the stock market crash of October 1929 on the monetary system of the United States. Very little attention has been given to the factors which converted the ... More


The Self-Inflicted Wounds

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the negative consequences of Britain's return to the gold standard in 1925 and the stock market speculation in the United States in the late 1920s. In Britain, as elsewhere, ... More


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