THE GREEN SHOOTS OF MONEY: LET'S GET GOING! charts the start-ups of financial entities and explains how past entrepreneurship shaped futures.
Interesting facts and stories emerge.
War created the Bank of England.
Sterling was as Good as Gold.
Straw hat making sewed the roots of De La Rue.
“Running” (smuggling) founded a financial jurisdiction.
The Euro heralded a united, war-free Europe.
Currants, olive oil and cotton reared a Mediterranean bank.
Historic bonds and shares reveal dreams made and hopes dashed.
At the turn of the millennium, several of these chapters first appeared in Financial History, the renowned international magazine of the Museum of American Financial History, now called the Museum of American Finance.