Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 October 2012

544 Pages | 25 b/w

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

ISBN: 9780195396218

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Wall Street

A History, Updated Edition

Charles R. Geisst

  • A fascinating origin account of Wall Street itself as well as an economic history of the United States
  • Already the definitive history of America's financial hub, this crucial update chronicles the past decade, including the financial collapse of 2008
  • At once lurid 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
  • Previous edition was on the New York Times Business Bestseller list

New to this Edition:

  • Now unpacks the cataclysmic events of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent policy changes of the Obama administration

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