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The Resource Loan sharks : the birth of predatory lending, Charles R. Geisst

Loan sharks : the birth of predatory lending, Charles R. Geisst

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Loan sharks : the birth of predatory lending
Title
Loan sharks
Title remainder
the birth of predatory lending
Statement of responsibility
Charles R. Geisst
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Predatory lending: A problem rooted in the past that continues today. Looking for an investment return that could exceed 500 percent annually; maybe even twice that much? Private, unregulated lending to high-risk borrowers is the answer, or at least it was in the United States for much of the period from the Civil War to the onset of the early decades of the twentieth century. Newspapers called the practice #x93;loan sharking" because lenders employed the same ruthlessness as the great predators in the ocean. Slowly state and federal governments adopted laws and regulations curtailing the practice
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Geisst, Charles R
Dewey number
332.8/3097309041
Index
index present
LC call number
HG3756.U54
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Usury
  • Consumer credit
  • Finance
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Consumer credit
  • Finance
  • Usury
  • United States
Label
Loan sharks : the birth of predatory lending, Charles R. Geisst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A populist issue -- A venerable practice -- The states attack -- The Crash as a credit event -- The Great Depression -- Postscript
Control code
952139309
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815729013
Lccn
2016028749
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3de73fd4-d448-4c92-b1e0-89ccde375080
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952139309
Label
Loan sharks : the birth of predatory lending, Charles R. Geisst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A populist issue -- A venerable practice -- The states attack -- The Crash as a credit event -- The Great Depression -- Postscript
Control code
952139309
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815729013
Lccn
2016028749
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
3de73fd4-d448-4c92-b1e0-89ccde375080
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)952139309

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