The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 57
By the same Author
By the same Author.
Essays in Finance.—The Cost of the Franco-German War of 1870-71—The Depreciation of Gold since 1848—The Liquidations of 1873-76—Why the Depression of Trade is so ranch Greater in Raw Material Producing Countries than in the Manufacturing Countries—Foreign Competition—The Excess of Imports—Recent Accumulations of Capital in the United Kingdom—Notes on the Depreciation of Silver—Mr. Gladstone's Work in Finance—Taxes on Land—The Reduction of the National Debt—The Taxation and Representation of Ireland—The Case against Bi-metallism—On the Fall of Prices of Commodities in Recent Years. Third edition. Demy 8vo. Price 10s. 6d.
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Stock Exchange Securities: An Essay on the General. Causes of Fluctuation in their Price. By Robert Giffen. Enlarged by an Appendix of Evidence given before the Royal Commission on the Stock Exchange. Demy 8vo. Price 8s. 6d.
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