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The Fear Factor

What Happens When Fear Grips Wall Street

  • Colin Read

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4
  3. The Nature of Risk

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
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      Pages 7-15
  4. The Supply and Demand of Loanable Funds

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      Pages 19-19
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  5. Measurement of Risk

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      Pages 51-51
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  6. The Problems with Risk

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  7. Risk and the Market

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      Pages 119-119
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  8. A History of Panics

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      Pages 137-137
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  9. Coordination Failures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
  10. Social Responsibility as an Antidote to Fear

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
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  11. Institutions That Ameliorate or Amplify Fear

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      Pages 213-213
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  12. Solutions to an Economic Quagmire

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      Pages 227-227
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  13. Back Matter
    Pages 241-249

About this book

Introduction

A fascinating discussion of the role played by fear in financial market panics. Professor Read demonstrates, in easy-to-understand terms, that rising market fear portends to major financial declines. He explains the science and the economics of fear and shows that the financial market has learned how to capitalize on investor or economic fear

Keywords

capital depression Keynes Rating Volatility

Authors and affiliations

  • Colin Read
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  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsSUNY CollegePlattsburghUSA

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