Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds : Charles Mackay :Charles Mackay and Joseph de la Vega. Innovador — Puede esperar encontrar algunas ideas y perspectivas verdaderamente nuevas sobre productos o tendencias nuevas. Lo que mencionamos acerca de los libros es aplicable a todos los formatos que presentamos. Even though these two treatises on investor behavior, options trading, derivatives and stock scams debuted in the 17th and 19th centuries they are still valid today. In , businessman Joseph de la Vega recounted the machinations, conspiracies and outright frauds of the Amsterdam stock trading market.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
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Some in clandestine companies combine; Erect new stocks to trade beyond the line; With air and empty names beguile the town, And raise new credits first, then cry 'em down; Divide the empty nothing into shares, And set the crowd together by the ears. The personal character and career of one man are so intimately connected with the great scheme of the years and , that a history of the Mississippi madness can have no fitter introduction than a sketch of the life of its great author John Law. Historians are divided in opinion as to whether they should designate him a knave or a madman. Both epithets were unsparingly applied to him in his lifetime, and while the unhappy consequences of his projects were still deeply felt. Posterity, however, has found reason to doubt the justice of the accusation, and to confess that John Law was neither knave nor madman, but one more deceived than deceiving, more sinned against than sinning.
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The Mississippi Scheme 2! Other chapters inclued dueling, was to waft him on to fortune. The tide in his affairs had come, haunted houses and mo. Other frowds and innumerable joint-stock companies of the most extravagant kind started up everywhere.