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Wall Street Meets the New Deal (1930–35)

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:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The reaction from Washington to Wall Street woes. Hoover calls Senate investigation into market practices, Roosevelt wins White House, short selling depresses market, F. Pecora becomes lead counsel ... More


The Early Years (1790–1840)

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:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The development of the NYSE from an outdoor market to the major marketplace in the country. The first major scandal after independence in NY; the role of private individuals in financing the war of ... More


Alfred Winslow Jones: 1900–1989: Financial Hippie

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/9780231170543.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Alfred Winslow Jones and the development of the first hedge fund.


Trading and Market Integrity

John Armour, Dan Awrey, Paul Davies, Luca Enriques, Jeffrey N. Gordon, Colin Mayer, and Jennifer Payne

in Principles of Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198786474
eISBN:
9780191828782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786474.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews the regulation of trading activity in financial markets, focusing on three particular forms of regulated conduct in the market, namely market manipulation, insider trading, and ... More


Short Selling and Jewish Law

Aaron Levine

in Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199826865
eISBN:
9780190261368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826865.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines the definition, nature, and procedure of the short selling principle from the standpoint of Jewish law. It discusses the following applications of short selling: naked short ... More


Cum-Ex in Concept

Richard S Collier

in Banking on Failure: Cum-Ex and Why and How Banks Game the System

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859673
eISBN:
9780191892035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859673.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the essential features of the cum-ex trade and outlines the ‘base template’ which was the foundation for the later refinement and expansion of the trade. The chapter begins by ... More


Angry Shareholders

Lodewijk Petram

in The World’s First Stock Exchange

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163781
eISBN:
9780231537322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163781.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the dispute between shareholders and the Dutch East India Company over the Company’s policy. In the early seventeenth century, Isaac le Maire, one of the founders of the ... More


The Legal Limits to Agencification

Merijn Chamon

in EU Agencies: Legal and Political Limits to the Transformation of the EU Administration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784487
eISBN:
9780191826979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784487.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks into the legal limits to the establishment and empowerment of EU agencies, firstly from the perspective of the principles of conferred powers, subsidiarity, and proportionality. ... More


How Optimism and Positive Thinking Can Limit Learning

D. Christopher Kayes

in Organizational Resilience: How Learning Sustains Organizations in Crisis, Disaster, and Breakdown

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199791057
eISBN:
9780190245351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791057.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Until the breakdown of Lehman Brothers in 2008, the single largest bankruptcy in history lay at the hands of a few overly optimistic executives at a company called Enron. Enron, one of the most ... More


Economic Morality and Jewish Law

Aaron Levine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199826865
eISBN:
9780190261368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199826865.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book compares the way in which welfare economics and Jewish law determine the propriety of an economic action, whether by a private citizen or the government. Espousing what philosophers would ... More


Controlling Agencification

Merijn Chamon

in EU Agencies: Legal and Political Limits to the Transformation of the EU Administration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784487
eISBN:
9780191826979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784487.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Given the fourth chapter’s conclusion that the Court in Short-selling has not sufficiently taken into account the issue of controlling agencies, this chapter tries to identify the degree of control ... More


Conclusions and Proposal

Merijn Chamon

in EU Agencies: Legal and Political Limits to the Transformation of the EU Administration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784487
eISBN:
9780191826979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784487.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The final chapter presents the key conclusions drawn from the preceding chapters. These chapters have shown that the EU agencies function in legal and political uncertainty, given the constitutional ... More


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