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The Fear Factor

What Happens When Fear Grips Wall Street

Authors: Read, C.

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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

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COLIN READ is Professor of Economics and Finance at SUNY College at Plattsburgh, and a columnist for the Plattsburgh New York Press Republican newspaper. He has taught economics and finance for 25 years. His recent books include Global Financial Meltdown: How We Can Avoid the Next Economic Crisis and International Taxation Handbook (edited with G. Gregoriou). He has written dozens of papers on market failure, volatility, and housing markets, writes a monthly column in a business trade journal, and appears monthly on a local PBS television show to discuss the regional and national economy.

Table of contents (33 chapters)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Fear Factor
Book Subtitle
What Happens When Fear Grips Wall Street
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Colin Read
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-25086-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230250864
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-22846-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31007-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 249
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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