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Inefficient Markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance

Andrei Shleifer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292272
eISBN:
9780191596933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292279.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book describes an approach, alternative to the theory of efficient markets, to the study of financial markets: behavioural finance. It begins by assessing the efficient market hypothesis, ... More


Shopping in Ancient Rome: The Retail Trade in the Late Republic and the Principate

Claire Holleran

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199698219
eISBN:
9780191741326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698219.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Given the remarkable concentration of consumers in ancient Rome, the vast majority of whom were entirely reliant on the market for survival, a functioning retail trade was vital to the survival of ... More


Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This is a book about traders in financial markets: what they do, the kind of people they are, how they perceive the world they inhabit, how they make decisions and take risks. This is also a book ... More


The Beaver and the Fleur-de-Lis

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Missionary endeavors in New France were different from those in Maryland and Latin America. French fur traders were mainly interested in commerce with the Native American, not his land. Killer ... More


Taking the Floor: Models, Morals, and Management in a Wall Street Trading Room

Daniel Beunza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162812
eISBN:
9780691185996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162812.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Debates about financial reform have led to the recognition that a healthy financial system does not depend solely on how it is structured—organizational culture matters as well. Based on extensive ... More


Noise Trader Risk in Financial Markets

Andrei Shleifer

in Inefficient Markets: An Introduction to Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292272
eISBN:
9780191596933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292279.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines how noise traders can limit arbitrage even in an environment that is very close to a textbook model. The author constructs an overlapping generation (OLG) model where noise traders generate ... More


Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Sean O'Connell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines credit in working class communities since 1880, focusing on forms of borrowing that were dependent on personal relationships and social networks. It provides an extended historical ... More


The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Perry Gauci

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the political and social impact of the English overseas merchant during this key era of state development. Historians have increasingly recognized the significance of this period ... More


The Organization of Exchange

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the creation of spot markets as a means for foreign traders in Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to find buyers or sellers and negotiate deals with them. It first considers how ... More


Questioning Finance

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This introductory chapter considers the significance of examining how financial operators and financial products coexist. This coexistence is tense because the bank deals with innovative products ... More


Hedging and Speculating with Portfolios

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents a detailed description of the management of the traders' huge portfolios. Traders of capital guarantee products (CGPs) sit at the intersection of several exchanges. This ... More


The Trading Room as a Market

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses how the profusion of languages that the bank uses to define its products takes place in an environment that is highly competitive. The trading room in itself is a market with a ... More


The Memory of Banking

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter studies the difficulties encountered by the various operators trying to keep track of the changes a typical product goes through. The customized nature of the services offered by General ... More


American Trade with Cabo Verde and Guiné, 1820s–1850s: Exploiting the Transition from Slave to Legitimate Commerce

GEORGE E. BROOKS

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

From the 1820s there was a surge in American commerce with western Africa, slave and legitimate, many of the vessels sailing via Cabo Verde. Collaboration between legitimate traders and slave traders ... More


Economic Life

Steven M. Lowenstein

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how the Jewish population pursued a very limited range of often marginal occupations within the relatively underdeveloped preindustrial economy of Germany in the 18th century. ... More


Ocean, Empire, Nation

Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert

in A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195175691
eISBN:
9780199872060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175691.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the story of the Portuguese Nation. The history of the Portuguese Nation reveals a community that made the Ocean Sea its home, and the maritime ... More


Credit on the doorstep: the tallymen

Sean O'Connell

in Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the transformation of tallymen from Victorian itinerant pedlars to late 20th-century moneylenders, the controversies that dogged them, and the scale and scope of the sector. At ... More


The Mercantile City

PERRY GAUCI

in The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the socio-economic environment of the overseas trader as a necessary prelude to concentration on the merchant as a political figure. It outlines the organizational structures of ... More


Business and Public Life

PERRY GAUCI

in The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter takes into account the more modest achievers of the entrepreneurial elite, although it must be recognized that many budding overseas traders never even made it into the lower ranks of ... More


The Merchant, Politics, and the Press

PERRY GAUCI

in The Politics of Trade: The Overseas Merchant in State and Society, 1660-1720

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199241934
eISBN:
9780191714344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241934.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the understudied forms of mercantile expression, in particular the voluminous literature that survives from commercial tracts. Recent bibliographic studies have revealed that ... More


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