Market Behaviour and the Stock Exchange

  • Kenneth Midgley
  • Ronald G. Burns


Factors affecting the market for securities are reviewed, special attention being given to economic forces and Government controls. In the light of this discussion the possibilities for forecasting future trends in market prices are considered. The chapter is concluded with an account of the role of the Stock Exchange and a summary of some of the more important procedures.


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Further Reading

  1. H. D. Berman, The Stock Exchange (Pitman 1966).Google Scholar
  2. R. J. Briston The Stock Exchange and Investment Analysis (Unwin University Books 1970).Google Scholar
  3. R. L. Carter & K. Midgley, Economics Almanac 1945–71 (Carter, Midgley & Co.).Google Scholar
  4. A. C. L. Day, The Economics of Money (Oxford University Press 1959).Google Scholar
  5. N. J. Gibson, Financial Intermediaries and Monetary Policy, Hobart Paper 39 (Institute of Economic Affairs 1967).Google Scholar
  6. Jan Pen, Modern Economics (Penguin 1965).Google Scholar
  7. H. B. Rose, The Economic Background to Investment (Cambridge University Press 1960).Google Scholar
  8. Michael Stewart, Keynes and After (Penguin 1967).Google Scholar
  9. Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin (Jun 1971) ‘Competition and Credit Control’.Google Scholar
  10. The Economist, Investors’ Chronicle and the various bank reviews should be consulted for articles on current economic and financial affairs.Google Scholar
  11. Journal of Business Finance (Winter 1970) (Report of the B.A.F.H. Conference on ‘Does Britain need an S.E.C. to protect the Investor and improve financial reporting’).Google Scholar

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© Kenneth Midgley and Ronald G. Burns 1972

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  • Kenneth Midgley
  • Ronald G. Burns

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