Bernard Baruch: The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend

Bernard Baruch: The Adventures of a Wall Street Legend

by James Grant


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604190663
Publisher: Axios Press
Publication date: 09/16/2012
Pages: 475
Sales rank: 841,938
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

James Grant, a widely read author and media figure, is the founder and editor of Grant’s 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

Preface vii

Preface to the Earlier Edition xiii

1 A Doctor's Son 1

2 Three Dollars a Week 21

3 Baruch's Wall Street 39

4 "Wealth Commenced to Pour In on Me" 61

5 His Own Man 85

6 The Baron of Hobcaw 111

7 Striking It Rich Reluctantly 133

8 Poison-Pen Letter 159

9 Captain of Industry 179

10 Plainspoken Diplomat 209

11 Farming, Money, McAdoo 231

12 "I Would Stand Pat" 263

13 Suffering Roosevelt 303

14 "His Métier Was Peril" 333

15 The Atom and All 367

Notes 403

Index 445

About the Author 475

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