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November 28, 1914 - New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) reopens for bond trading after nearly four months, longest stoppage in exchange‚€™s history; outbreak of World War I in Europe forced the NYSE to shut its doors on July 31, 1914, after large numbers of foreign investors began selling their holdings in hopes of raising money for the war effort; world's financial markets closed by August 1. Trading of stocks didn‚€™t resume until December 12, 1914, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)--the most important of various stock indices used to gauge market performance--suffered its worst percentage drop (24.39 percent) since it was first published in 1896. This precipitous fall underlined the risky nature of business during the first months of the war, when nobody knew exactly how long the conflict would last or exactly what role the then-neutral U.S. would eventually end up playing.

Satyajit Das (2001). Structured Products & Hybrid Securities (New York, NY: Wiley, 1006 p. [rev. ed.]). Structured notes (Securities); Derivative securities; Fixed-income securities.

Ravi E. Dattatreya, Frank J. Fabozzi (1995). Active Total Return Management of Fixed-Income Portfolios (Burr Ridge, IL: Irwin Professional Publishing, 281 p.). Fixed-income securities; Portfolio management.

Livingston G. Douglas (1988). Yield Curve Analysis: The Fundamentals of Risk and Return. (New York, NY: Institute of Finance, 622 p.). Bonds--Prices--United States; Risk--United States.

ed. Livingston G. Douglas (1993). Fixed Income Masterpieces: Insights from America's Great Investors. (Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin, 420 p.). Fixed-income securities; Bonds; Portfolio management; Investments. A collection of classic pieces written on fixed-income investing.

Livingston G. Douglas (1995). The Bond Markets. (Chicago, IL: Probus, 1 vol.). Fixed-income securities--Periodicals; Bond market--Periodicals; Securities--Prices--Charts, diagrams, etc.--Periodicals. A desktop reference to world debt market performance and analysis.

Frank J. Fabozzi, Franco Modigliani (1992). Mortgage and Mortgage-Backed Securities Markets (Boston, MA: Harvard Biusiness School Press, 341 p.). Mortgage-backed securities--United States; Mortgages--United States.

Frank J. Fabozzi (2000). Bond Markets, Analysis, and Strategies (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 606 p. [4th ed.]). Bonds; Investment analysis; Portfolio management; Bond markets.

Esme Faerber (2000). All About Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds: The Easy Way to Get Started (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 342 p. [2nd ed.]). Bonds; Bond funds; Investments.

--- (2001). Fundamentals of the Bond Market (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 257 p.). Bond market--United States; Bonds--United States.

Sidney Homer and Richard Sylla (1996). A History of Interest Rates (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 688 p. [3rd ed.]). Interest rates--History; Credit--History.

Michael Lewis (1990). Liar's Poker: Rising through the Wreckage on Wall Street (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 249 p.). Lewis, Michael (Michael M.); Salomon Brothers; Brokers--United States--Biography; Bonds--United States.

Christina I. Ray (1993). The Bond Market: Trading and Risk Management (Homewood, IL: Business One Irwin, 562 p.). Bonds; Bond market.

Michael D. Sheimo (2000). Bond Market Rules: 50 Investing Axioms to Master Bonds for Income or Trading. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 257 p.). Bonds.

Annette Thau (2001). The Bond Book: Everything Investors Need to Know About Treasuries, Municipals, Gnmas, Corporates, Zeros, Bond Funds, Money Market Funds, and More (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 394 p. [2nd ed.]). Bonds; Portfolio management; Investments.

Robert Zipf (1996). How the Bond Market Works (Newv York, NY: New York Insitute of Finance, [2nd ed.]). Bonds; Government securities; Bond market.

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