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Published: 16 July 2018

584 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190613549

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Wall Street

A History

Fourth Edition

Charles R. Geisst

  • A fascinating origin account of Wall Street itself as well as an economic history of the United States
  • At once rueful and uplifting, tells tales of profits and losses, spirited enterprise, ruthless wheeler-dealers, and key figures that transformed America into the most powerful economy in the world

New to this Edition:

  • New perspectives on the US mortgage crisis in the 1880s and the credit market origins of the Stock Market Crash of 1929
  • New chapter discussing the recent attempts to declaw Dodd-Frank by conservatives and Wall Street, not unlike similar moves in the 1930s when the first financial legislation was passed.