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McCulloch sometimes sold and sometimes bought, and on one famous night he
played a game of euchre with a visitor to determine whether he would sell a one-
fourteenth interest for £120 or £200; the visitor won and paid £120 for a share ...
For the Cambridge widows and retired colonels of Brighton who had bought the
new shares to provide for their retirement, it was a sad transaction. The British
mine was not worth the price. At the peak of the boom B.H.P. floated a third ...
Most bought shares to sell at quick profit, and many got that profit. Investors who
suffer most in a mining mania are those who buy late, not early. Even after the lid
had blown from the golden hole Western Australian companies were floated ...
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review
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