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9781604190663

Bernard Baruch: The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend

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    9781604190663

  • ISBN10:

    1604190663

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-16
  • Publisher: Natl Book Network
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Summary

Bernard Baruch was a self-made millionaire, legendary stock trader, and venture investor. For most of the first half of the 20th century, he epitomized the good side of Wall Street in the public mind. Celebrated as Adviser to Presidents and The Park Bench Statesman, he also became known as The Man Who Sold out before the Crash. James Grant's much praised biography draws on a wealth of previously untapped material.

Author Biography

James Grant, the author of Mr. Market Miscalculates, among other books, is the founder and editor of Grants Interest Rate Observer. He also writes for The Wall Street Journal and other major media and appears on 60 Minutes and other television shows.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Preface to the Earlier Editionp. xiii
A Doctor's Sonp. 1
Three Dollars a Weekp. 21
Baruch's Wall Streetp. 39
"Wealth Commenced to Pour In on Me"p. 61
His Own Manp. 85
The Baron of Hobcawp. 111
Striking It Rich Reluctantlyp. 133
Poison-Pen Letterp. 159
Captain of Industryp. 179
Plainspoken Diplomatp. 209
Farming, Money, McAdoop. 231
"I Would Stand Pat"p. 263
Suffering Rooseveltp. 303
"His M├ętier Was Peril"p. 333
The Atom and Allp. 367
Notesp. 403
Indexp. 445
About the Authorp. 475
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