Every man his own broker : or, a guide to the Stock-Exchange. In which the nature of the several funds, vulgarly called the stocks, is clearly explained, and accurate Computations are formed of the Average Value of East India Stock for several Years, from the current Year. The Mystery and Iniquity of Stock-Jobbing is laid before the Public, in a New and Impartial Light. The Method of Transferring Stock, and of Buying and Selling; the several Government Securities, without the Assistance of a Broker, is made intelligible to all Persons concerned; and an Account is given of the Laws in Force relative to Brokers, Clerks of the Bank, &c. With Directions how to avoid the Losses that are frequently sustained by the Destruction of Bank Notes, India Bonds, &c. by Fire, and other Accidents. Also, an historical account of the origin, progress, and present state of public credit, of the National Debt, both Principal and Interest, of Banking, and of the Sinking-Fund; with Advice to Adventurer, in the State-Lotteries. To which is added, a supplement, containing Rules for forming a Judgement of the real Causes of the Rise or Fail of the Stocks; new Observations on the Payment of the Dividends; the Equation, and other useful Tables. Quid faciunt loges, ubi sola pecunia regnat. The eleventh edition, considerably improved. By Thomas Mortimer, Esq. Author of the Elements of Commerce, Politics, and Finances

Main Author: Mortimer, Thomas
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row 1791, 1791
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T100489. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxiv,263,[1]p.,plate) 12°