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Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris


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 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 taxpaye ... More

Keywords: Finance, Banking, Wall Street, Securities, Investment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231170543
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward Morris, author
Lindenwood University