Lords of Finance

Lords of Finance

Author: Liaquat Ahamed

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143116800

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 564

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Argues that the stock market crash of 1929 and subsequent Depression occurred as a result of poor decisions on the part of four central bankers who jointly attempted to reconstruct international finance by reinstating the gold standard.
Lords of Finance
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Liaquat Ahamed
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Penguin

Argues that the stock market crash of 1929 and subsequent Depression occurred as a result of poor decisions on the part of four central bankers who jointly attempted to reconstruct international finance by reinstating the gold standard.
Lords of Finance
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Liaquat Ahamed
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-30 - Publisher: Random House

THIS HAS HAPPENED BEFORE. The current financial crisis has only one parallel: the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and subsequent Great Depression of the 1930s, which crippled the future of an entire generation and set the stage for the horrors of the Second World War. Yet the economic meltdown could
Money and Tough Love
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Liaquat Ahamed
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-24 - Publisher:

For the world's bankers, it is not April that is the cruellest month, but September. It is when most financial crises hit and the world's stock markets have their biggest tumbles. During the 19th and 20th century it was thought that the pattern was caused by the crop seasons. But
Time to Start Thinking
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Edward Luce
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-03 - Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

This look at the crisis facing the United States “explores the gaping disconnect between elite optimism and popular bewilderment, anger, and despair” (Foreign Affairs). “Gentlemen, we have run out of money. It is time to start thinking.” —Sir Ernest Rutherford In a book destined to spark debate among both liberals
Money for Nothing
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Thomas Levenson
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-18 - Publisher: Random House

The sweeping story of how the greatest minds of the Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets—and along the way, invented modern finance. LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD • “An astounding episode from the early days of financial