Market value and financial structure in the railroad industry
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Market value and financial structure in the railroad industry by Scott Nielsen

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Published by Travelers Insurance Company in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English


  • Railroad companies -- Valuation -- United States.,
  • Railroad companies -- United States -- Finance.

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StatementScott Nielsen.
SeriesOccasional papers / The Travelers Research Department -- no. 4., Occasional papers (Travelers Research Department) -- no. 4.
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16820742M

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