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Chasing Mammon: Travels in the Pursuit of Money By Douglas Kennedy

Chasing Mammon: Travels in the Pursuit of Money
by Douglas Kennedy

Takes the reader on a journey through the realms of high finance - from the Sydney futures market and the Singapore money markets to the first Hungarian stock exchange since 1948. The book looks at what makes financial institutions work and what money actually means and how to use it.
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This book takes the reader on a journey through the gladitorial realms of high finance - from the Sydney futures market and the Singapore money markets to the Casablanca bourse and the first Hungarian stock exchange to operate since 1948. Wall Street and the City of London complete the picture. It looks at what makes financial institutions work, what money actually means in a given society and how to use it to justify existence. The book includes accounts of meetings and encounters with various characters and accounts of unusual events in the financial world. Douglas Kennedy is the author of "Beyond the Pyramids: Travel in Egypt" and "In God's Country: Travels in the Bible Belt".

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Sku
GOR008388072
Title
Chasing Mammon: Travels in the Pursuit of Money
Author
Condition
Well Read
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
224
ISBN 10
0002550385
ISBN 13
9780002550383
Prizes
N/A
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