Dr. A. Meyer, business editor of the Neue Z\"urcher
Zeitung. Capital Investment (Zurich, 1912).
Written by a “practician”: advice to capitalists.
Statistics of company profits, pp. 130–32.
In Britain, 38,928 companies were formed from 1893 to 1902. Of these, 14,538=37 per cent had to go into liquidation!! In France the number of companies forced into liquidation was about 10 per cent (Leroy-Beaulieu).
To be noted from the literature:
Wilhelm Gehrden, The Secret of Success on the Stock Exchange, Berlin. (no date?)
a German private speculator, who describes his “personal experience”,
p. 139: “a very minute number” win on the stock exchange.
p. 149: one in fifty cases of winning in deals on margin. ((Abundant examples of swindling, etc., etc.)) ]]
Africanus, Cold-Mining Shares as Capital Investment, Leipzig, 2nd edition, 1911.
W. Ruppel, Business in Mining Shares, Jena, 1909.
René Nouel, Joint-Stock Companies, Paris, 1911.
? J. Steiger, Trusts and Cartels Abroad and in Switzerland, Zurich.
H. Albert, The Historical Development of the Interest Rate in Germany, 1895–1908.
Curle, The Gold Mines of the World, London, 1902.
Gumpel, Speculation in Gold-Mining Shares (Freiburg, 1903).
Th. Huber, How to Read a Balance-Sheet (Stuttgart, 1910).
Robert Stern, The Commercial Balance-Sheet (Leipzig, 1907).
H. Brosius, The Balance-Sheet (Leipzig, 1906).