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The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the city it made

Domenic Vitiello

The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the city it made

by Domenic Vitiello

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philadelphia Stock Exchange -- History,
  • Stock exchanges -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
  • Finance -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDomenic Vitiello, with George E. Thomas.
    ContributionsThomas, George E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG5131.P5 V58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24033130M
    ISBN 109780812242249
    LC Control Number2009043386
    OCLC/WorldCa459210268

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Founded inthe Philadelphia Stock Exchange, its member firms, and the companies they financed had profound impacts on the city's place in the world economy. The Philadelphia Stock Exchange and the City It Made recounts the history of America's first stock exchange and the ways it shaped the growth and decline of the city around it.

Far more than a history of a single institution, the book traces the evolving relationship between the exchange and the city. The Exchange is the nation’s oldest, founded two years before the New York Stock Exchange, and third-oldest globally, after the Amsterdam Exchange () and Paris Bourse ().

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