Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation

  • 13h 29m 50s
  • Edward Chancellor
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2019
This audio book is a lively, original, and challenging history of stock market speculation from the 17th century to the present day.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1. “This Bubble World”: The Origin of Financial Speculation
  • Chapter 2. Stockjobbing in 'Change Alley: The Projecting Age of the 1960s
  • Chapter 3. “The Never-to-Be-Forgot or Forgiven South-Sea Scheme”
  • Chapter 4. Fool's Gold: The Emerging Markets of the 1820s
  • Chapter 5. “A Ready Communication”: The Railway Mania of 1845
  • Chapter 6. “Befooled, Bewitched and Bedeviled”: Speculation in the Glided Age
  • Chapter 7. The End of a New Era: The Crash of 1929 and Its Aftermath
  • Chapter 8: Cowboy Capitalism: From Bretton Woods to Michael Milken
  • Chapter 9: Kamikaze Capitalism: The Japanese Bubble Economy of the 1980s