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Author Ott, Julia C., 1974-

Title When Wall Street met Main Street : the quest for an investors' democracy / Julia C. Ott

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
 Bryant Main Stacks  HG4572 .O87 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HG4572 .O87 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HG4572 .O87 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 313 pages : illustrations, maps. ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : the quest for an investors' democracy -- The problem with financial securities -- The "free and open market" responds -- "Be a stockholder in victory!" -- Mobilizing the financial nation -- The postwar struggle for the financial nation -- Swords into shares -- The corporate quest for shareholder democracy -- Finance joins in the quest for shareholder democracy -- "The people's market" -- Epilogue : the enduring quest
LC subject New York Stock Exchange -- History
Securities industry -- United States -- History
Securities -- United States -- History
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- History
ISBN 9780674050655 (alk. paper)
0674050657 (alk. paper)