Investment: A History

Investment: A History

by Norton Reamer, Jesse Downing


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231169530
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/08/2017
Series: Columbia Business School Publishing
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 836,474
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Norton Reamer is the former chief investment officer and CEO of Putnam Investments. He founded and for twenty years ran United Asset Management. In 2003, he founded and led Asset Management Finance. Each firm was a leader in its investment approach and organizational structure. He now lives and works in Boston.

Jesse Downing is a graduate of Harvard College, where he studied economics and mathematics. He currently works at an investment-management firm in Boston.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: The Investment Challenge1. A Privilege of the Power Elite2. The Democratization of Investment: Joint-Stock Companies, the Industrial Revolution, and Public Markets3. Retirement and Its Funding4. New Clients and New Investments5. Fraud, Market Manipulation, and Insider Trading6. Progress in Managing Cyclical Crises7. The Emergence of Investment Theory8. More New Investment Forms9. Innovation Creates a New EliteConclusion: Investment in the Twenty-First CenturyNotes Bibliography Index

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