Additional marketing history resources

KnowThis.com’s Principle of Marketing tutorials Tutorials I also quoted from at length in previous post, are many more than what I referenced http://www.knowthis.com/principles-of-marketing-tutorials/ ZenithOptimedia’s Marketer’s Portal / Timeline interesting historical event, by century, that affected business, trade, marketing, etc. http://www.zenithoptimedia.com/marketer-s-portal/timeline/1900-s/ The History of Advertising Trust (H.A.T.) gallery British organization to archive and preserve example of … Continue reading

Open outcry handsignals documentation

Trading Pit History at tradingpithistory.com Oh my god, so awesome!  Not sure how I missed this previously. Has very clear, thorough photo documentation of the different hand signals used on different trading floors, along with textual explanations.  Totally brilliant! Seems to have been assembled by a trader (maybe the guy in the photos?  I haven’t thoroughly … Continue reading

Free stock charts — stockcharts.com

Stockcharts.com Provides performance data for individual stocks or whole exchanges, lots of different graphical display options. The latter might be good for us, just in terms of giving some guides for how we can display our own market’s information to the audience?  

Historical financial statistics

Welcome to Historical Financial Statistics, a free, noncommercial data set that went online in July 2010. We aim to be a source of comprehensive, authoritative, easy-to-use macroeconomic data stretching back several centuries. Our target range of coverage is from 1492 to the present, with special emphasis on the years before 1950, which few databases cover … Continue reading

2009 statistical abstract

[from http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/] What is the Statistical Abstract? The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in … Continue reading