The Mystery of Banking
by Murray Rothbard
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2008
Number of pages: 320
Rothbard's extraordinary book unravels the mystery of banking: what is legitimate enterprise and what is a government-backed shell game that can't last. His explanation is clear enough for anyone to follow and yet precise and rigorous enough to be the best textbook for college classes on the topic.
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by Kenneth Spong - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
This book covers many different aspects of banking regulation: the basic purposes of banking regulation in the United States, the historical development of our regulatory system, the basic powers of banks and bank holding companies, and more.
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