Financial Analysts Journal

The Equity Culture: The Story of the Global Stock Market (a review)

  1. Martin S. Fridson, CFA
  2. Martin S. Fridson, CFA

This well-researched, readable, and engaging book traces the stock market's evolution all the way from trading in shares of investor-owned contractors in the Roman republic to the exploits of the Taiwanese stock operators of the 1980s and beyond. In addition, the author tackles several key theoretical issues involving the equity market.

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