This classic study of German creditbanks was first published in 1930 and even now deserves its place as a fundamental text on banking in Germany. It is a valuable comparative study of one important type of financial institution and represents a detailed survey of Joint Stock Banking in Germany in the pre-war, war and post-war periods upt o 1928.
Part 1: The Creditbanks Before the War 1. The Development of the Creditbanks 2. The Banks and Industry 3. The Banks and Foreign Trade 4. The Banks and the Money Market 5. The Business of the Creditbanks as a Whole Part 2: The Creditbanks Since 1914 6. The Creditbanks During the War 7. The Period of Inflation, 1918-1923 8. The Creditbanks Since Stabilization 9. Conclusion. Appendices 1. A Note of German Forms of Company Organization 2. A Note on the German Methods of Economising the Use of Cash 3. Summary Statistics of the Creditbanks, 1914-1929 4. Resources of Returning Creditbanks on February 28th, 1930 5. Bibliography