New York. Date and Numbering: January 1, 1894 to June 25 1894 Size and Page Count: 9¾" - 12" tall9¾" - 12" tall, 1272 Pages
Condition:-Very Good- Three-Quarter Leather with marbled boards. Bound by AM. Antiq Soc.This is a bound volume of 26 issues dating from July 4, 1892 to December 26, 1892 -- boards and contents are tight, some scuffing on edges, spine is gold stamped -- The publisher states that it is " A Weekly Journal of Current Events Affecting Investments, Devoted to All Large Interests From a Financial Standpoint " -- the pages of advertisements are fascinating
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Unemployement is estimated to have risen from 13% to 18% in 1894 from 4% a year earilier because of the Panic of 1893. These issues of The Financier published details of stocks, bonds, loans of cities, counties, states, railroads, banks and companies. Hundreds of Articles include "The Retrospect of 1893" "The Financial and Business Situation" which starts as 'The year 1893 closes on a market thoroughly demoralized by the insolvency of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, and the New York & New England Railroad Companies.'
Wikipedia-The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States that began in 1893. Similar to the Panic of 1873, it was marked by the collapse of railroad overbuilding and shaky railroad financing, resulting in a series of bank failures. Compounding market overbuilding and the railroad bubble, was a run on the gold supply. The Panic of '93 was the worst economic depression the United States had ever experienced at the time.