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The Reporter and His Industry

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The life of veteran financial journalist Stan Strachan and his newspaper, the National Thrift News both traced the broader arc of the savings-and-loan industry from the mid-1970s through the early ... More


The Developer

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A personal and professional profile of millionaire developer and banker Charles H. Keating Jr., the public face of the savings-and-loan crisis, describes how he exploited a permissive business ... More


Introduction

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The National Thrift News first reported in September 1987 about the infamous Keating Five meeting where five U.S. Senators sought to weaken a regulatory examination of a troubled savings and loan ... More


The Enforcers

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the historical foundation of watchdog reporting in journalism and its application to business reporting; it argues that business journalists must watch over powerful ... More


Advertising and Controversy

Rob Wells

in The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines a legacy of problems that arise between journalists and the businesses they cover, a history that includes advertisers dictating and censoring stories, a cozy relationship that ... More


Introduction

EMILIOS AVGOULEAS

in The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199244522
eISBN:
9780191715105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244522.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

The history of financial markets is full of epic gains and colossal catastrophes that leave devastating financial hardship behind. Market abuse is one of the main causes of such market anomalies and ... More


Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book, an account of Japan's financial history and the Japanese gold standard in the pivotal years before World War II, provides a new perspective on the global political dynamics of the era by ... More


The Shanghai Mint and Establishing a Silver Standard in China, 1920–1933

Austin Dean

in China and the End of Global Silver, 1873-1937

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752407
eISBN:
9781501752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752407.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter uses the story of the Shanghai Mint as a lens to examine the financial history of China in the 1920s and early 1930s to show how familiar events occurred in economic history. It reviews ... More


An Ounce of Prevention: Financial Regulation, Moral Hazard, and the End of “Too Big to Fail”

David A. Moss

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter first takes into account the history of financial crises in America, citing financial crises as a regular and often debilitating feature of American life. The lack of a crisis for about ... More


An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This volume is the continuation of an earlier study of colonial and imperial São Paulo and covers the period 1850-1950. These volumes are the first full scale survey of the economy and society of the ... More


Opportunity in an Age of Folly: The Bubble of 1720 in the Dutch Republic

Henk Looijesteijn

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

1720 is remembered in European history as the year of folly, when the financial markets ballooned and then collapsed in the capitals of England and France. The financial crisis was of great import to ... More


The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism

Rob Wells

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042942
eISBN:
9780252051807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042942.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Enforcers describes the problems with business journalism and its possible future by focusing on the little-studied genre of the trade press. A historical and normative analysis of business ... More


The Rise of a Transnational Movement

Steven Parfitt

in Knights Across the Atlantic: The Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383186
eISBN:
9781786944030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383186.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

British and Irish Knights depended on the fortunes of American Knights from beginning to end. This chapter gives a brief sketch of the rise of the British and Irish assemblies, some idea of their ... More


Conclusion

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/9780199584444.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

The conclusion returns to the big questions that animate the book, drawing out what it tells about the timing, the operation, and the dynamics of the US securities markets. It argues that seeing the ... More


Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Youssef Cassis, Giuseppe De Luca, and Massimo Florio (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Although funding infrastructure has always been a challenging issue in any country and at any time, the topic is still largely unexplored. A European history of infrastructure financing over the long ... More


Making Capitalism Respectable: The Language of German and American Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis of 1873

Jeffrey Fear and Christopher Kobrak

in Remembering and Learning from Financial Crises

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198870906
eISBN:
9780191913495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870906.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

While the effect of financial crises on forming financial policy is well studied, less attention has been paid to how they produce ‘game changing’ turns that reinvent the context for regulatory ... More


Financial Deregulation in France: A French ‘Big Bang’? (1984–1990)

Olivier Feiertag

in Financial Deregulation: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198856955
eISBN:
9780191890062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856955.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The deregulation of the financial system in France in the 1980s and the French commitment to the freedom of capital, as recently pointed out by Rawi Abdelal, is ‘quite curious’ and even doubly ... More


The Biedermann Bank

Michael Peneder and Andreas Resch

in Schumpeter's Venture Money

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198804383
eISBN:
9780191842726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804383.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The three chapters of Part III focus on Schumpeter's own financial ventures. To begin with, Chapter 8 is dedicated to the history of the Biedermann Joint Stock Bank, whose president Schumpeter was ... More


Keynes, King’s, and Endowment Asset Management

David Chambers, Elroy Dimson, and Justin Foo

in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Founded in 1441, King’s College was one of Cambridge University’s wealthiest colleges, endowed with a vast agricultural portfolio. John Maynard Keynes was appointed bursar just after WWI and ... More


The Effects on Capital Market Development

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors analyze the functioning of private capital markets in Holland in the late medieval period. They argue that in the absence of banks and state agencies involved in the ... More


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