Table of contents for The alchemy of finance / George Soros ; [foreword by Paul A. Volcker].


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Foreword to the New Edition by Paul A. Volcker. 
 Foreword to the First Edition by Paul Tudor Jones II. 
 New Preface. 
 New Introduction. 
 PART ONE: THEORY 
 1. Reflexivity in the Stock Market. 
 2. Reflexivity in the Currency Market. 
 3. The Credit and Regulatory Cycle. 
 PART TWO: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE. 
 4. The International Debt Problem. 
 5. The Collective System of Lending. 
 6. Reagan’s Imperial Circle. 
 7. Evolution of the Banking System. 
 8. The "Oligopolarization" of America. 
 PART THREE: THE REAL-TIME EXPERIMENT. 
 9. The Starting Point: August 1985. 
 10. Phase 1: August 1985-December 1985. 
 11. Control Period: January 186-July 1986. 
 12. Phase 2: July 1986-November 1986. 
 13. The Conclusion: November 1986. 
 PART FOUR: EVALUATION. 
 14. The Scope for Financial Alchemy: An Evaluation of the Experiment. 
 15. The Quandary of the Social Sciences. 
 PART FIVE: PRESCRIPTION. 
 16. Free Markets Versus Regulation. 
 17. Toward an International Central Bank. 
 18. The Paradox of Systemic Reform. 
 19. The Crash of '87. 
 Epilogue. 
 Notes. 
 Appendix.
 


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Investments