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The Merc : the emergence of a global financial powerhouse

Title
The Merc : the emergence of a global financial powerhouse / Bob Tamarkin.
Author
Tamarkin, Bob.
Publication
New York : HarperBusiness, [1993], ©1993.

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Description
xiii, 465 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates; 24 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 435-451) and index.
Contents
Pt. I. The Age of Enterprise (1850 to 1958). 1. The Gathering. 2. A Crossroads. 3. From Steerage to Storage. 4. The Street. 5. The Rise of the Butter-and-Egg Men. 6. The Birth of the Merc. 7. The Stormy Years. 8. The Winds of Change. 9. Oscar and the Old Guard. 10. The Onion Fiasco -- Pt. II. The Golden Age of Commodities (1959 to 1975). 11. Back to Eggs. 12. Inching Along. 13. Slicing the Bacon. 14. Futures on the Hoof. 15. The Palace Revolt. 16. Sir Francis Pork Belly. 17. Happy Fiftieth. 18. New Book, New Look. 19. Who Were We? 20. Making Allies. 21. Pounding the Pavement. 22. Still the Evangelists. 23. The Public Takes Notice -- Pt. III. The Age of Financial Instruments (1976 to 1992). 24. Spreading Its Wings. 25. Tangibles and Intangibles. 26. Good to the Last Drop. 27. Shaping the Mosaic. 28. Exporting the Evolution. 29. Seeds of Volatility. 30. The Crash. 31. The Sting. 32. Into the Nineties. 33. So Long Karl, Hello Adam.
ISBN
0887305164
LCCN
91031500
OCLC
ocm24375559
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries