The Great Myths of 1929 and the Lessons to Be Learned

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THE GREAT MYTHS OF 1929 AND THE LESSONS TO BE LEARNED

HAROLD BIERMAN JR.

Contributions in Economics and Economic History, Number 118

GREENWOOD PRESS New York · Westport, Connecticut · London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Note 3
  • 1 - The Great Myths of 1929 5
  • Notes 17
  • 2 - Setting the Stage 19
  • Notes 27
  • 3 - Dispelling the Myths 29
  • Appendix 1 54
  • Appendix 2 58
  • Appendix 3 60
  • 4 - Radio Corporation of America 63
  • Notes 68
  • 5 - The Federal Reserve Bank of New York-- Federal Reserve Board War 71
  • Appendix 1 100
  • Appendix 2 101
  • Notes 105
  • 6 - The Ups and Downs of the 1929 Stock Market 107
  • Notes 121
  • 7 - The Hearings of 1931 123
  • 8 - Revelations Dispelling the Myths 133
  • Notes 146
  • 9 - Margin Buying, Pools, Short Selling, and the 1929 Crash 147
  • Notes 164
  • 10 - The Crash of 1987 167
  • 11 - Lessons to Be Learned 175
  • Notes 190
  • Bibliography 193
  • Index 197
  • About the Author 203
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