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Black Hole

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The Big Bang described in the last chapter appeared to have answered the doubts over the future of the London Stock Exchange, but from the late 1980s onwards into the 1990s, it both waned in ... More


Stock Trading in Space and Time: Information and Prices around the Globe

Dariusz Wójcik

in The Global Stock Market: Issuers, Investors, and Intermediaries in an Uneven World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592180
eISBN:
9780191729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592180.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

With continued focus on investors, Chapter 5 investigates the circulation of information on secondary stock markets, using the case study of HSBC shares traded on the exchanges in New York, London, ... More


A New World of Goods: Groceries in the Long Eighteenth Century

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter considers the ways in which the stock of groceries available to English consumers was transformed during the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The overall context for ... More


Ancient and Modern: The Grocery Trade in Early Modern England

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

Chapter 1 explores the position of grocers and the grocery trade in the period preceding the arrival of new groceries in the middle decades of the seventeenth century. It begins by considering what ... More


The economics of pain: pain in Dutch stock trade discourses and practices, 1600–1750

Inger Leemans

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

In the early modern period, bourses were scenes of physical exchange. As most of our stock trade has grown into a virtual interplay between online traders and algorithms, researching the embodied ... More


Transnational Networks in 1720 and the German Quincampoix

Eve Rosenhaft

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/9781789622201.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Soon after the performance of the stage version of Quincampoix in Amsterdam, a German translation appeared. The text is substantially the same, though ‘localised’ with German place names and ... More


Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem

Mark J. Roe

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197625620
eISBN:
9780197625651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625620.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Stock-market-driven short-termism is crippling the US economy, according to legal, judicial, and media thinking. Firms forgo the R&D they need, cut capital spending, and buy back their own stock so ... More


A World-Famous Book

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/9780231163781.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book tells the real story of the world’s first stock exchange based on Joseph Penso de la Vega’s 1688 book Confusión de confusiones (The Confusion of Confusions). In Amsterdam around 1688, ... More


The Short-Term Problem Perceived

Mark J. Roe

in Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197625620
eISBN:
9780197625651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625620.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

Chapter 1 presents the wide public, political, and media attack on stock market short-termism. It outlines the channels through which stock market short-termism is seen as seriously damaging the ... More


Introduction: How Big Is the Problem of Stock-Market-Driven Short-Termism?

Mark J. Roe

in Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197625620
eISBN:
9780197625651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625620.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The Introduction begins by recounting the popular view that stock-market-driven short-termism severely damages the US economy. Firms forgo the R&D they need, cut capital spending, and starve ... More


Uncertain Adjustments: The 1780s and 1790s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1780s and 1790s, the old configuration of rank and hierarchy slowly gave way to demands for greater pluralism and equality, patriarchal leaders had to share the political sphere with ... More


Conclusion

Mark J. Roe

in Missing the Target: Why Stock-Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197625620
eISBN:
9780197625651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197625620.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This conclusion recapitulates how and why the evidence does not support the popular and political understanding that stock market short-termism is severely damaging the economy. Some of the public ... More


The allure of prizes: how contests trap us in competitive relationships

Michael Scroggins and Daniel Souleles

in Competition: What It Is and Why It Happens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192898012
eISBN:
9780191924460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898012.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Contests and prizes along with the compulsion to make winners and losers are ubiquitous features of contemporary capitalism in the USA. Combining the anthropological literature on traps and trapping, ... More


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