Every man his own broker : or, a guide to Exchange-Alley. 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 Stocks 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 the meanest Capacity: and an Account is given of the Laws in force relative to Brokers, Clerks at the Bank, &c. With Directions how to avoid the Losses that are frequently sustained by the Destruction of Bank Notes, India Bonds, &c. by Fires and other Accidents. With An Historical Account of the Origin, Progress, and present State of Public-Credit, Banking, and the Sinking-Fund. To which is now added a supplement, containing Rules for forming a Judgment of the real Causes of the Rise or Fall of the Stocks; and several useful tables of Interest, &c. The eighth edition, altered and enlarged. By Thoma Mortimer, Esq. Author of the Elements of Commerce, Politics, and Finances

Main Author: Mortimer, Thomas
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for S. Hooper, No. 25, Ludgate-Hill 1775, MDCCLXXV. [1775]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:'A new book of interest' has a separate titlepage dated 1774, pagination and register. - English Short Title Catalog, T87036. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - With an initial advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (xxiv,208;[2],53,[1]p) 12°