Business & Finance: Angas Across the Atlantic

Major Lawrence Lee Bazley Angas is a stocky, blue-eyed Briton with a bristly mustache and a legendary reputation as an economic seer. Unhallowed by academic standing, he published Germany and Her Debts in 1923, a forecast of the European currency debacle. In 1926 it was The Coming Collapse in Rubber, about the same time the Stevenson restriction plan smashed and rubber started its long slide from $1.04 to 3ยข per lb. In 1931 The Coming Rise in Gold Shares was followed two days after Britain took...

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