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Bullion

About: Bullion is a research topic. Over the lifetime, 506 publications have been published within this topic receiving 5110 citations.


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TL;DR: Tracy as discussed by the authors discusses structural changes in European long-distance trade, and particularly in the re-export trade from south to north, 1350-1750 Herman van der Wee 2.
Abstract: Acknowledgements Introduction James D. Tracy 1. Structural changes in European long-distance trade, and particularly in the re-export trade from south to north, 1350-1750 Herman van der Wee 2. The growth and composition of trade in the Iberian empires, 1450-1740 Carla Rahn Phillips 3. The growth and composition of the long-distance trade of England and the Dutch republic before 1750 Niels Ateensgaard 4. France, the Antilles, and Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: renewals of trade Paul Butel 5. Productivity, profitability and costs of private and corporate Dutch shipping in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Jaap R. Bruijn 6. The Dutch and English East India Companies compared: evidence from the stock and foreign exchange markets Larry Neal 7. World bullion flows, 1450-1800 Ward Barrett 8. Merchant communities (1350-1750) Frederic Mauro 9. Economic aspects of the eighteenth century Atlantic slave trade Herbert S. Klein 10. Marginalisation, stagnation, and growth: the trans-Saharan caravan trade in the era of European expansion, 1500-1800 Ralph A. Austen 11. The 'decline' of the central Asian caravan trade Morris Rossabi 12. Merchant communities in pre-colonial India Irfan Habib 13. Merchants without empire: the Hokkien sojourning communities Wang Gungwu.

196 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, a short run pricing model for a speculative asset, tested with data from the gold bullion market, is presented, based on a short-run pricing model.
Abstract: (1983). A short-run pricing model for a speculative asset, tested with data from the gold bullion market. Applied Economics: Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 563-581.

107 citations

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TL;DR: For over 200 years the East India Company was the world's largest corporation as mentioned in this paper and the tension between investment and speculation was reflected in a share price which rose and fell with its fortunes.
Abstract: For over 200 years the East India Company was the world's largest corporation. Set up as a merchant trading house in 1600, it became a permanent joint stock company in 1657, the forerunner of the modern multinational. The tension between investment and speculation was reflected in a share price which rose and fell with its fortunes. In the beginning bullion was brought from Britain to pay for Indian goods, which were then shipped to Britain. But in 1766, not long after Clive's victory at the battle of Plassey, the Company acquired the diwani, the right to collect the taxes, in Bengal. A situation of “unrequited trade” was thus established. Suddenly the profits from tax collecting more than covered the cost of trade goods. The dividend, jumped from six per cent in 1766 to 12 per cent in 1769. The shares soared. Then the Company's position in South India was threatened and the share price collapsed. The Company had overwhelming debts, but was judged “too big to fail”. It had to be bailed out by the British ...

100 citations


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202316
202229
20218
202014
201916
201815