It is well known that there was no joint stock bank existent in British North America one hundred years ago.
The origin of the joint stock company was probably primitive.
Our joint stock of miscellaneous articles were now made up into a compact bundle, which it was agreed we should carry alternately.
A church, a debating club, a joint stock company, exemplifies co-operation in this sense.
joint stock—Property owned in common by several individuals known as stockholders.
The frauds and fooleries of the joint stock company mania are, perhaps, among the least successful portion of the volume.
Thus far we have been considering the independent business man and business firm, not the joint stock company or corporation.
F'r instance, Dombey and Son was a well-known firm, who carried over into a joint stock company only a few years ago.
High profits were obtained, by the joint stock burial companies in England, in 1843.
A few years later the company was reorganized as a joint stock company.