9 Crucial Eras in U.S. Income Tax History
Listen to Obama and Romney debate tax policy today and you'll hear echoes of the past, all the way back to the Civil War.
Furious at Finance
Excavating Finance’s Past
For the past three years, Research magazine has been running "Historical Research," a regular feature on financial history. We've covered topics ranging from the dot-com...
The Gleam of Gold
Gold's appeal as an investment is bound up with its historic role as a form of money and linchpin of the monetary system. Gold prices...
When Florida Sizzled
During the winter of 1925, visitors to the new Florida town of Coral Gables were treated to a curious spectacle. There was former Secretary of...
Bulls, Bears & Presidents
It was a tumultuous election year. The incumbent president, having served two terms, was not running. His party faced what looked like an uphill fight...