The world's first stock exchange /

The launch of the Dutch East India Company in 1602 initiated Amsterdam's transformation from a regional market town into a dominant financial center. The Company introduced easily transferable shares, and within days buyers had begun to trade them. Soon the public was engaging in a variety of c...

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Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia Business School Publishing, 2014.
Edition:English-language edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • A world-famous book
  • A new company
  • Early share trading
  • Angry shareholders
  • Fraud
  • The first boom
  • Jewish traders
  • Information
  • Trading clubs
  • Speculation
  • Crisis
  • The world-famous book again.