International Capital Markets Comparison Essay by cee-cee

International Capital Markets
A review of the current international capital markets versus those in the 19th century.
# 111092 | 4,726 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 08, 2009 in Economics (International) , Economics (General)

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The paper compares the 19th century capital markets, whose stability resulted from the trust in the gold standard, with capital markets today, which provide the means to raise capital for all ventures. The paper notes that investments in the products available in the capital markets help generate funds and stabilize interest rates and are an indicator of the status of the economy. The paper further notes that, unlike the colonial past, the modern economies that are developing need special care regarding the effects of the capital on states labor. In comparison with the 19th century market which was good, the present international capital market is in chaos. The paper concludes that while the modern international capital markets has great problems, it is unique to the present, and cannot be compared to the economy that was based on a colonial world, although some economic features seem to be common in both

International Capital Market in the Nineteenth Century
Transition from the Old to the New
The Post War Economy and Globalization
International Capital Market - Analysis
Globalization and the International Capital Market
Comparison of both the Markets

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anderson, Sarah. (1998, Dec) "International Financial Flows" edited by Tom Barry (IRC) and Martha Honey (IPS), Foreign Policy in Focus, Vol. 3, no. 41. Retrieved 27 February, 2008 from
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  • Cowen, David. "Exchange Rate Regime Choice and Economic Performance in the Interwar Years" The Journal of Economic History, Vol. 57, No. 2 (Jun., 1997), pp. 491-493. Retrieved 27 February, 2008 from
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  • Fernandez-Arias, Eduardo; Hausmann, Ricardo. (1999, Nov) "Getting it Right: What to Reform in International Financial Markets" Presented at the Tenth International Forum on Latin American Perspectives, Paris. Retrieved 27 February, 2008 from

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