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Title:
Wall Street people : true stories of today's masters and moguls
Author:
Ellis, Charles D.
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xviii, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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Electronic Access:
Table of Contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix07/2001026114.html
ISBN:
9780471238096
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Book

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Summary

The first complete Who′s Who in the history of the world′s best-known financial street
Charles D. Ellis and James R. Vertin have crafted a window on Wall Street that investors won′t want to miss. These two Wall Street insiders provide detailed profiles of dozens of the most fascinating, influential, and talked-about financial luminaries ever to light up the dark and cavernous purlieus of the world′s most famous street. Related here are intriguing tales of money won and lost, amazing coups, brazen cons of financial brilliance, and untrammeled greed and blind ambition. This compelling series includes profiles of the biggest names today: Alan Greenspan, Warren Buffett, Larry Tisch, Jim Rogers, Sanford Weill, and George Soros-as well as investment losers like Ivan Boesky and Nicholas Leeson.
Charles D. Ellis (Greenwich, CT) is a Managing Partner of Greenwich Associates, the international financial consulting firm. Now fully retired, James R. Vertin (Menlo Park, CA) was a principal of Alpine Counselors, a financial consulting firm.


Author Notes

CHARLES D. ELLIS served 28 years as managing partner of Greenwich Associates. He has taught courses in investment management at Harvard Business School and Yale School of Management; served as a trustee on the investment committees of Phillips Exeter Academy, Yale University, and the Whitehead Institute; and as chairman of the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR).
JAMES R. VERTIN was the founding manager and chief investment officer of Wells Fargo Investment Advisors-which grew to be Barclays Global Investors, one of the world′s largest investment firms. He has long served as a leader in the investment profession′s organization. Jim and Charley have enjoyed over 30 years of friendship and have produced two prior books together.


Table of Contents

Masters of Investing
Bernard M. Baruchp. 3
Albert J. Hettinger Jr.p. 6
Roy Neubergerp. 8
Benjamin Grahamp. 14
David L. Babsonp. 19
Philip Fisherp. 22
Charles Allen Jr.p. 26
John Hay Whitneyp. 31
Benno Schmidtp. 35
Fayez Sarofimp. 41
Michael Steinhardtp. 45
Laurence A. Tischp. 47
Warren Buffettp. 54
Charles T. Mungerp. 61
Jack Dreyfusp. 63
Howard Steinp. 70
John Templetonp. 72
Paul Millerp. 77
Claude Rosenbergp. 79
Robert Kirbyp. 84
Dean LeBaronp. 90
Peter Lynchp. 92
John B. Neffp. 97
Leon Levy and Jack Nashp. 100
Barton Biggsp. 103
Julian Robertsonp. 106
George Sorosp. 110
Philip Carretp. 115
Movers and Shakers
Saul P. Steinbergp. 121
William Zeckendorfp. 124
Roland Rowlandp. 128
James Goldsmithp. 133
Carl Icahnp. 137
Albert and Paul Reichmannp. 142
Bruce Wassersteinp. 146
Scarsdale Fatsp. 150
Alfred W. Jonesp. 155
Gerald Tsaip. 158
Fred Algerp. 162
Jerry Kohlberg, Henry Kravis, and George Robertsp. 165
Business Builders
Longstreet Hintonp. 173
Hermann J. Absp. 174
George S. Moorep. 178
David Rockefellerp. 183
George S. Johnstonp. 189
Jonathan Bell Lovelacep. 191
Arnold Bernhardp. 197
Edward C. Johnson IIp. 199
Edward C. Johnson IIIp. 202
John C. Boglep. 206
Joseph K. Klingensteinp. 207
T. J. Carlyle Giffordp. 208
Siegmund Warburgp. 210
Henry Grunfeldp. 220
David Scholeyp. 223
Maurice (Hank) Greenbergp. 226
Sanford Weillp. 232
James D. Wolfensohnp. 238
Henry Crownp. 241
Albert H. Gordonp. 244
John L. Loebp. 250
Gustave Levyp. 251
John C. Whiteheadp. 252
John L. Weinbergp. 259
Robert H. B. Baldwinp. 266
Alan C. (Ace) Greenbergp. 268
Pete Peterson and Lewis Glucksmanp. 270
Donald Reganp. 277
Michel David-Weillp. 279
William Salomonp. 283
John Gutfreundp. 288
John Meriwetherp. 290
Michael Bloombergp. 295
Richard H. Jenrettep. 298
Wisemen and Rascals
Sidney Homerp. 303
Henry Kaufmanp. 306
John J. McCloyp. 309
William McChesney Martin Jr.p. 311
Paul Volckerp. 314
Alan Greenspanp. 319
Gary Lynchp. 324
Ivan F. Boeskyp. 326
Dennis B. Levinep. 329
Martin Siegelp. 331
Michael Milkenp. 334
Robert Maxwellp. 335
Nicholas Leesonp. 338

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