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Author Knight, Timothy.
Title Panic, Prosperity, and Progress : Five Centuries of History and the Markets.
Imprint Hoboken : Wiley, 2014.

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Author Knight, Timothy.
Series Wiley trading
Wiley trading.
Subject Economics -- United States -- History.
Economic development -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (481 pages).
Contents Panic, Prosperity, and Progress; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Tulip Madness; An Introduction to the Flower in Question; Rise of the Tulip; Market Frenzy; The Bloom Is off the Rose; The Compost Heap; Chapter 2 The Mississippi Scheme; Law's Early Life; Franco Finances; Paper Money; A Golden Opportunity; An Expansion of Power; Absorption and Ascent; The Frenzy Begins; A New Venue and a Plateau; Cracks in the Mississippi; Economic Dictatorship; A Rush and a Crush; Aftereffects; Chapter 3 The South Sea Bubble; Sovereign Debt and an Idea; A Useless Monopoly; The Bubble Companies; Newton's Folly.
Whirlpool in the South SeaChapter 4 American Revolution in the Colonies; Prosperous Colonies; Intolerable Changes; Protests; Continental Paper; Peaceful Resolution; Economic Constitution; Chapter 5 The Panic of 1837; The Nation's Central Bank; Jackson's Mistrust of Paper; Biddle versus Jackson; Death of the Second Bank; Waging a War with Words; A Flood of Paper for Land; The Endangered Specie Act; Chapter 6 California Gold; An Empty State; A Challenging Trek; Disappointed Latecomers; A Distorted Economy; On the Farm; Chapter 7 The American Civil War; Antebellum Nation; The Modern North.
The ConfederacyThe Greybacks; Bonds before Bombs; Legal Tender; Gold and a Hoax; A Nation Transformed; Chapter 8 The Panic of 1893; The Robber Barons; Silver and Gold; Panic Sets in; Cleveland and Morgan; The Man behind the Curtain; Chapter 9 The Rich Man's Panic of 1907; A Simpler Time; The Copper Magnate; Cornering United; The Bank Runs Begin; The Stock Exchange Teeters; Roosevelt's Reluctant Aid; Jekyll Island; Chapter 10 Billion-Dollar Bread-The Weimar Hyperinflation; Funding a War; An Expensive Peace; The Printing Presses; Widespread Suffering; A Nation of Speculators.
The Retenmark MiracleLingering Aftereffects; Chapter 11 The Roaring Twenties; The Great War's End; Lower Taxes, Higher Growth; Consumerism Blossoms; The Florida Land Rush; A Nation of Speculators; Chapter 12 The Great Depression; The Orgy of Speculation; Stock Mania; The Market Cracks Wide Open; Smoot-Hawley Tariff; Business Council; The Slide Resumes; The Golden Lattice; The Bonus Army; Regime Change; Grinding to a Halt; Shuttering the Banks; Putting People Back to Work; A Regulatory Framework; The Depressing Facts; A Double Dip; The World Returns to War; Chapter 13 Postwar Prosperity.
A Return to the Depression?The Great Transition; Leader of the Free World; Lifestyle Transition; End of an Era; Chapter 14 Energy, Politics, and War; The Birth of OPEC; War and Embargo; Don't Be "Fuelish"; Iran and Iraq; Invasion of Kuwait; The Hundred-Hour War; An Uneasy Partnership; Chapter 15 Precious Metals and the Destruction of a Billionaire; Melting Down Saint-Gaudens; The Hunt Fortune; The Hunt Children; The Next Best Thing to Gold; Muammar Gaddafi; The Accumulation Accelerates; A Rising Asset; Hostile Management and Friendly Arabs; Changing the Rules of the Game; Putting an End to It.
Note Silver Thursday.
Summary A detailed guide to financial market performance during financial crises With the financial markets seemingly careening from one crisis to another, it's vital for today's investors and traders to have an historical perspective on market performance during times of great turmoil. In this book, Tim Knight provides an exhaustive analysis of financial market behavior prior, during, and following tumultuous events since 1600. Making copious use of charts and basic technical analysis, Knight demonstrates how external shocks tend to create extreme reactions in the financial markets and how these pre.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781118746127 (electronic bk.)
1118746120 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 872646309
Additional Format Print version: Knight, Timothy. Panic, Prosperity, and Progress : Five Centuries of History and the Markets. Hoboken : Wiley, 2014 9781118684320

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