Market Madness: A Century of Oil Panics, Crises, and Crashes

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Stock market booms are cause for celebration. But when oil prices soar because supplies are failing to keep up with demand, the response is nearly always apocalyptic. Predictions of the end of oil can create anxiety on Wall Street and in Washington, stoking fears that production has hit a ceiling and prices will rise in perpetuity. Yet these dire visions have always proven wrong. Market Madness is the story of four waves of American anxiety over the last 100 years about a looming end to oil reserves. Their sweeping pattern ...

Market Madness: A Century of Oil Panics, Crises, and Crashes 2015, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199990054

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