The Stock Exchange from Within
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The Stock Exchange from Within

By W. C. van Antwerp
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Table of Contents
  • THE STOCK EXCHANGE FROM WITHIN
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I THE FUNCTIONS OF THE STOCK EXCHANGE
  • CHAPTER II THE USES AND ABUSES OF SPECULATION
  • CHAPTER III THE BEAR AND SHORT SELLING
  • CHAPTER IV THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE BANKS AND THE STOCK EXCHANGE
  • CHAPTER V PUBLICITY IN EXCHANGE AFFAIRS; CAUTIONS AND PRECAUTIONS
  • CHAPTER VI PANICS, AND THE CRISIS OF 1907
  • CHAPTER VII A BRIEF HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ATTEMPTS TO RESTRAIN OR SUPPRESS SPECULATION
  • CHAPTER VIII THE DAY ON ’CHANGE, WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR BEGINNERS
  • CHAPTER IX THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, AND COMPARISONS WITH ITS NEW YORK PROTOTYPE
  • CHAPTER X THE PARIS BOURSE; A MONOPOLY UNDER GOVERNMENT
  • APPENDIX REPORT OF THE GOVERNOR’S COMMITTEE ON SPECULATION IN SECURITIES AND COMMODITIES 1909
    • THE SUBJECT IN GENERAL
      • THE PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED
    • THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
      • PATRONS OF THE EXCHANGE
      • CHARACTER OF TRANSACTIONS
      • MARGIN TRADING
      • PYRAMIDING
      • SHORT SELLING
      • MANIPULATION OF PRICES
      • “WASH SALES” AND “MATCHED ORDERS”
      • CORNERS
      • FAILURES AND EXAMINATION OF BOOKS
      • REHYPOTHECATION OF SECURITIES
      • DEALING FOR CLERKS
      • LISTING REQUIREMENTS
      • FICTITIOUS TRADES
      • UNIT OF TRADING
      • STOCK CLEARING HOUSE
      • SPECIALISTS
      • BRANCH OFFICES
      • INCORPORATION OF EXCHANGE
      • WALL STREET AS A FACTOR
    • THE CONSOLIDATED STOCK EXCHANGE
    • COGNATE SUBJECTS
      • HOLDING COMPANIES
      • RECEIVERSHIPS
      • EFFECT OF THE MONEY MARKET ON SPECULATION
      • THE USURY LAW
    • THE CURB MARKET
      • ITS UTILITY
      • EVILS OF UNORGANIZED STATUS
      • REFORMATION OF THE CURB
      • THE ABUSE OF ADVERTISING
      • BRITISH SYSTEM CONSIDERED
      • LEGISLATION RECOMMENDED
    • BUCKET-SHOPS
      • AMENDMENT OF LAW RECOMMENDED
      • SALES OF QUOTATIONS
      • LICENSING TICKERS
    • THE COMMODITY EXCHANGES
    • THE MAJOR EXCHANGES
      • DEALING IN “FUTURES”
      • HEDGING
      • ALTERNATIVE CONTRACTS
    • THE PRODUCE EXCHANGE
      • CLEARING SYSTEM
    • THE COTTON EXCHANGE
      • GRADING OF COTTON
      • INORDINATE SPECULATION
    • THE COFFEE EXCHANGE
    • THE OTHER EXCHANGES
    • THE EXPERIENCE OF GERMANY
      • THE LAW OF 1896
      • DETRIMENTAL CONSEQUENCES
      • MODIFICATION OF LAW IN 1908
      • THANKS TO THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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