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  • 100 Years of Wall Street

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071373524
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: December 2000
    A pre-9/11 illustrated history of Wall Street - from Teddy Roosevelt's trust-busting to booming '80s to the electric economy of the late 1990s, the book reveals 'The Street' - important historical events, interwoven profiles of forceful personalities, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious facts. Illus., 150 b&w photos. 179p. Pap.
  • Deals of the Century: Wall Street, Mergers, and the Making of Modern America

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $23.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471736035
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
    • Published: September 2005
    DEALS OF THE CENTURY Throughout history, mergers and acquisitions have been the major game played on Wall Street. These deals have had far-reaching effects, on the worlds of finance and industry - more than most commentators or financiers are publicly willing to admit. Deals of the Century captures this dynamic moment in history by taking an in-depth look at the most notable merger and acquisition deals of the twentieth of Carnegie Steel in 1901 to the creation of the former AOL Time Warner, renowned business historian and bestselling author Charles Geisst traces the deals that have had the most dramatic impact on the worlds of both finance and industry over the past century. Decade by decade, you'll be introduced to the personalities behind each event, as industries are built, dismantled, and reorganized by "professionals" driven mainly by the profits extracted from the deals themselves. Engaging and informative, Deals of the Century paints an exciting portrait of the incredible M&A journey and illustrates how many of these deals changed the face of business, creating a modern capitalist society that continues to grow.
  • The Last Partnerships Inside the Great Wall Street Money Dynasties

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071413176
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: January 2003
  • Undue Influence: How the Wall Street Elite Puts the Financial System At Risk

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $36.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780471656630
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: November 2004
    With a historical perspective that only Geisst could provide, this book movies swiftly through the world of finance and investment--from the New Deal to the New Economy--to recount the power plays and political pressures that have shaped our financial world. Filled with in-depth insights and practical lessons, it explains why, in the brave new world of financial services, the risks may be greater than ever before. Geisst is the author of fifteen books, including 'Wheels of Fortune,' 'Deals of the Century,' and the bestsellers 'Wall Street: A History' and '100 Years of Wall Street.'
  • Wall Street: A History

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $25.15
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780190613549
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: July 2018
  • Wall Street: A History (Updated Edition)

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780195396218
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: October 2012
    Wall Street is an unending source of legend--and nightmares. It is a universal symbol of both the highest aspirations of economic prosperity and the basest impulses of greed and deception. Charles R. Geisst's Wall Street is at once a chronicle of the street itself--from the days when the wall was merely a defensive barricade built by Peter Stuyvesant--and an engaging economic history of the United States, a tale of profits and losses, enterprising spirits, and key figures that transformed America into the most powerful economy in the world. The book traces many themes, like the move of industry and business westward in the early 19th century, the rise of the great Robber Barons, and the growth of industry from the securities market's innovative financing of railroads, major steel companies, and Bell's and Edison's technical innovations. And because "The Street" has always been a breeding ground for outlandish characters with brazen nerve, no history of the stock market would be complete without a look at the conniving of ruthless wheeler-dealers and lesser known but influential rogues.This updated edition covers the historic, almost apocalyptic events of the 2008 financial crisis and the overarching policy changes of the Obama administration. As Wall Street and America have changed irrevocably after the crisis, Charles R. Geisst offers the definitive chronicle of the relationship between the two, and the challenges and successes it has fostered that have shaped our history.
  • Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability

    By Charles R. Geisst

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471479734
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: December 2003
    An intriguing history of the futures market and speculationFrom Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control the silver market in the 1980s, Wheels of Fortune traces the rich, colorful history of the futures market on its quest for respectability and profit. This comprehensive account shows readers why the markets have been grabbing headlines for over 100 years as both respectable economic institutions and hotbeds of gambling activity and scandal. Charles Geisst brings the personalities and strategies behind the futures market and speculation in general to life, against a backdrop of American life that begins prior to the Civil War.

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