The broker baron by C. J. Woods DU BÉDAT, Francis Edward (1851–1919), stockbroker, was the third son of William George Du Bédat (1815–89), a stockbroker in College Green, Dublin, and […]

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The South Sea Bubble: a parable for our own time The South Sea Company, a joint stock company, was established in 1711 by British lord treasurer Robert Harley as a […]

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