February 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 8 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

The Panic of 1792

The first attempt at a stock corner in the United States came at the birth of the American stock market, occurring even before the New York Stock Exchange had been established. Instead, it occurr read more..

Jacob Little and the First Stock Corner

Jacob Little was the first and one of the greatest speculators on Wall Street. He engineered the first successful stock corner on the New York Stock Exchange in 1835, and was known as “Ursa Major read more..

Eddie Gilbert: The Boy Wonder of Wall Street

Eddie Gilbert died on December 23, 2015, four days shy of his ninety-third birthday, though few people outside of Albuquerque, noticed his passing. This is surprising. Gilbert was once known read more..

Are the Markets Up A Creek?

This year started weak. So weak in fact that the first ten trading days of January were the worst in US history. The television is rife with talking heads exuberant over who they can point the finge read more..

The Piggly Crisis

  The next time you go to the grocery store, pull out a shopping basket and walk down the aisles, you should think about the fact that the modern grocery store is a result of the innovation read more..

The Perpetuities that are No Longer Perpetual

At the beginning of 2015, the British government had £2.59 billion in undated securities outstanding, representing about 0.23% of the British government’s gilt portfolio. These bonds had no set rede read more..

Biddle’s Bank

“I sincerely believe, with you, that banking institutions are more dangerous than standing armies.” – Thomas JeffersonAt the end of the Bush administration’s time in office, the government, to the cha... read more..

United States Bank Database Adds Data on Over 4,000 Banks

Global Financial Data has expanded its unprecedented coverage of U.S. Stocks with the addition of data on over 4,000 banks unavailable from any other source. No other data provider can compete wi read more..

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