The Gold Supply and Prosperity
A series of essays, originally published in 1906 by The Moody Corporation, on the way the gold supply affects the economies and currencies tied to it ... Show synopsis A series of essays, originally published in 1906 by The Moody Corporation, on the way the gold supply affects the economies and currencies tied to it. The main subject headings include: Introduction - The Problem Stated; The Quantity Theory of Money; The World's Gold Production; The Increasing Supply of Gold - Its Effect Upon Prices, Wages, Interest, Securities, Etc.; Conclusion - Including Much New Matter on the Quantity Theory of Money, Prices of Bonds and Stocks, Gold Depreciation, Literature of the Fifties, Etc.; and an Index. Contributors include a wide range of financial experts of the era, such as: Irving Fisher (Professor of Political Economy at Yale University), Henry Farquhar (Statistician and Writer on Economic Subjects), E. W. Kemmerer (Professor of Political Economy at Cornell University), Maurice L. Muhleman (Ex-Deputy Assistant Treasurer of the United States), John Bates Clark (Professor of Political Economy at Columbia University), Frank A. Vanderlip (Vice President of the National City Bank of New York), Ellis H. Roberts (Ex-Treasurer of the United States), Horace White (Ex-Editor of the New York Evening Post and author of many books), John DeWitt Warner (Ex-Congressman), Robert Goodbody (Member of the New York Stock Exchange), Joseph French Johnson (Dean of New York University School of Commerce, Finance and Accounts), and James R. Branch (Secretary of the American Bankers Association). The work was compiled and edited by Byron W. Holt, Editor of Moody's Magazine. An afterword on practical aspects of gold investing today has been added to this reprint edition.