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Bull Market (1954–69)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street

Published in print September 1999 | ISBN: 9780195130867
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199871155 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195130863.003.0010
 Bull Market (1954–69)

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Antitrust suit against Wall Street is dismissed. A bull market develops in late 1950s and continues into 1960s. Defense stocks gain in popularity. Conglomerates dominate industrial landscape. Brokers expand their activities. Hucksterism appears on Wall Street.

Keywords: antitrust suit; bull market; conglomerates; defense stock; hucksterism; US v. Henry S. Morgan; mutual funds; retail stockbrokers

Chapter.  12140 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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