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Harvard Studies in Business History 25

Investment Banking in America

A History

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ISBN 9780674732155

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

590 pages

27 tables

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  • 1. Origins and Developments to 1873
  • 2. From Railroads to Industrials, 1873–1900
  • 3. The Development of the Syndicate to 1914
  • 4. Investments, Investors, and Investment Bankers, 1900–1914
  • 5. Prelude to Federal Investigation
  • 6. Pujo
  • 7. “Blue Sky”: The Growth of Securities Regulation
  • 8. Organizing for Defense: Formation of the Investment Bankers Association of America
  • 9. The Passing of the Old Order
  • 10. Investment Banking and Wilsonian Neutrality, 1914–1917
  • 11. The War Years, 1917–1919
  • 12. The Changing Investment and Financial Environment of the 1920s
  • 13. Investment Banking Firms and the lEA in the 1920s
  • 14. Three Types of Financial Institutions of the 1920s
  • 15. Crash and Depression: The Investment Bankers’ Image Transformed
  • 16. The Investment Banker on Trial: The Gray-Pecora Investigation
  • 17. The New Deal on Wall Street: I. Divorcement, Disclosure, Regulation
  • 18. The New Deal on Wall Street: II. More Regulation and Further Adaptation
  • 19. Pujo Revisited: The TNEC
  • 20. Compulsory Competitive Bidding: Perennial Controversy
  • 21. Antitrust
  • Epilogue: Mid-Century and Later
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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