Lombard Street: A Description of the Mon

Lombard Street: A Description of the Mon

by Walter Bagehot

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406504392
Publisher: Dodo Press
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range: 1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

A General View of Lombard Street.
How Lombard Street Came to Exist, and Why it Assumed Its Present Form.
The Position of the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Money Market.
The Mode in Which the Value of Money is Settled in Lombard Street.
Why Lombard Street is Often Very Dull, and Sometimes Extremely Excited.
A More Exact Account of the Mode in Which the Bank of England has Discharged Its Duty of Retaining a Good Bank Reserve, and of Administering it Effectually.
The Government of the Bank of England.
The Joint Stock Banks.
The Private Banks.
The Bill-Brokers.
The Principles Which Should Regulate the Amount of the Banking Reserve to be Kept by the Bank of England.
Conclusion.
Appendices.

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