The New York Stock Exchange; A Discussion Of The Business Done

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byH. S. Martin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... Speculation in lots of stock of less Speculation than one hundred shares has steadily in Odd-Lots grown, until today it is perhaps equal in amount to about 30 to 40% of that in larger amounts, so that on a million share day, the odd lot business would amount to say three hundred thousand shares. The same conditions surround speculation in small amounts as in larger ones--and wise realization of these factors make the difference between success and failure in them, as in any speculation. Perhaps the field in which installLiberty ment payments or partial-payment Bonds plans have been most widely used is that of the recent issues of Liberty Bonds, which, under the direct desire of the Federal Government, have been carried by the banks and by employers generally on a weekly or monthly payment plan, the special purpose being to inculcate the habit of thrift. At another point herein, is given the present market position of Liberty Bonds, with the market opportunities arising therefrom. See chapter on "Market Opportunities." MARKET OPPORTUNITIES "Nothing risked, nothing gained."--Old Proverb. It seems natural for the American Trading for to trade. Taking a risk is ingrained a Profit in his blood. The ancestors of every American took their lives and their fortunes in their hands when they started from their original European or other home for this land of promise; and repeatedly thereafter, they have encountered risk after risk. All around them, they see how taking a risk has resulted in Fortune's smile--and something in the very air puts into the blood the feeling that what some one else has done they also may do. It is said the American is a "born trader"--that the Yankee can "make a living trading jack-knives"; and foreign nations have charged us with having ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919. Excerpt: ... Speculation in lots of stock of less Speculation than one hundred shares has steadily in Odd-Lots grown, until today it is per...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021793353X

ISBN - 13:9780217933537

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