True Stories of Yesterday's Barons of Finance.
From its inception, Wall Street has been home to a variety of fascinating heroes and villains who have left their mark–for better or for worse–in pursuit of their financial endeavours. In Volume Two of 'Wall Street People', Charles Ellis and James Vertin turn back the clock to reveal the true stories of yesterday's barons of finance.
This book profiles some of the most interesting, powerful and talked-about financial luminaries of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Readers will go behind the public image of financial personalities such as Jesse L Livermore, Joseph P Kennedy, Andrew Carnegie and John D Rockefeller.
Vivid portraits of these and other financial legends offer a rare glimpse into the professional and personal world of yesterday's barons of finance.