The Resource Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)

Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)

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Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance
Title
Wall Streeters
Title remainder
the creators and corruptors of American finance
Statement of responsibility
Edward Morris
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Language
eng
Summary
"[A] retelling of the careers and the personalities . . . who formed today's world of high finance." -St. Louis Post-Dispatch The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics-many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen critical figures who wrote, and occasionally broke, the rules of American finance. Edward Morris plots in absorbing detail Wall Street's transformation from a clubby enclave of financiers to a symbol of vast economic power. His book begins with J. Pierpont Morgan, who ruled the American banking system at the turn of the twentieth century, and ends with Sandy Weill, whose collapsing Citigroup required the largest taxpayer bailout in history. In between, Wall Streeters relates the triumphs and missteps of twelve other financial visionaries. From Charles Merrill, who founded Merrill Lynch and introduced the small investor to the American stock market; to Michael Milken, the so-called junk bond king; to Jack Bogle, whose index funds redefined the mutual fund business; to Myron Scholes, who laid the groundwork for derivative securities; and to Benjamin Graham, who wrote the book on securities analysis. Anyone interested in the modern institution of American finance will devour this history of some of its most important players
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Morris, Edward L
Dewey number
332.092/273
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Finance
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540506
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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13481630
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MWT13481630
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Wall Streeters : the creators and corruptors of American finance, Edward Morris, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231540506
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13481630
Publisher number
MWT13481630
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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