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The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed over Industry
     

The Speculation Economy: How Finance Triumphed over Industry

by Lawrence E Mitchell
 

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ISBN-10: 1576756289

ISBN-13: 9781576756287

Pub. Date: 11/01/2008

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

Mitchell explains why American businesses today are obsessed with the price of their stock. The author identifies the moment in American history when finance triumphed over industry, and shows how the birth of the giant modern corporation spurred the rise of the stock market.

Overview

Mitchell explains why American businesses today are obsessed with the price of their stock. The author identifies the moment in American history when finance triumphed over industry, and shows how the birth of the giant modern corporation spurred the rise of the stock market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576756287
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Series:
BK Currents Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
395
Sales rank:
918,146
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents

PREFACE....................ix
Prologue....................1
One The Principle of Cooperation....................8
Two Sanctuary....................30
Three Transcendental Value....................57
Four The New Property....................90
Five The Complex Whole....................113
Six Much Ado About Nothing....................136
Seven Panic and Progress....................166
Eight The Speculation Economy....................192
Nine The End of Reform....................209
Ten Manufacturing Securities....................245
Epilogue....................269
NOTES....................281
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY....................344
INDEX....................378
ABOUT THE AUTHOR....................396

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