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Cyanide and Silver

Edward Beatty

in Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520284890
eISBN:
9780520960558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284890.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The use of cyanide to refine gold and silver provides our third detailed case study. Beginning in the 1890s, miners and metallurgists working in Mexico introduced the use of cyanide to separate gold ... More


‘On an Even Keel’: Hedging Exchange Rate Risk on the Branch Network Level

Michael Schiltz

in Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Drawing on descriptive evidence from journalistic outlets in nineteenth-century Shanghai, this chapter reconstructs the debate on how fluctuations in the silver price could be accommodated in bill ... More


Accounting for the Fall of Silver: Hedging Currency Risk in Long-Distance Trade with Asia, 1870-1913

Michael Schiltz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865025
eISBN:
9780191897405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865025.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Whereas the emergence of the classical gold standard (1870‒1914) has attracted considerable attention in the economic literature, only very few authors have inquired into the protracted confidence ... More


Onward to Amasia

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0048
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author leaves Constantinople and presents an account of his journey. He describes the history of the city of Amasia, the gold and silver mines in its neighbourhood, Sewas (or Sebaste), the ... More


Beat the Market II

Gary Smith

in The AI Delusion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198824305
eISBN:
9780191917295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824305.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Nowadays, technical analysts are called quants. Being overly impressed by computers, we are overly impressed by quants using computers instead of pencils and graph paper. Quants do not think about ... More


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