Dark Genius of Wall Street

Dark Genius of Wall Street

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Though reviled for more than a century as Wall Street's greatest villain, Jay Gould was in fact its most original creative genius. Gould was the robber baron's robber baron, the most astute financial and business strategist of his time and also the most widely hated. In Dark Genius of Wall Street, acclaimed biographer Edward J. Renehan, Jr., combines lively anecdotes with the rich social tapestry of the Gilded Age to paint the portrait of the most talented financial buccaneer of his generation-- and one of the inventors of modern business.... sharedAbraham andMary Lincolna#39;sbox at Forda#39;s Theater on the nightof theassassination. ... Ofcourse, he rarely complained about hishealthorhisobvious tiredness. ... 1 Friends, relatives, and business associatesnoted Jaya#39;s economies of action:theway he hoarded his time and his capacity for focus as much Chapter 12 ...

Title:Dark Genius of Wall Street
Author:Edward J. Renehan, Jr.
Publisher:Basic Books - 2008-07-31


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