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    • The Man Who Made Wall Street

    • Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance
    • By: Dan Rottenberg
    • Narrated by: J.M. Ross
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The second son of an Austrian emigre, Anthony Drexel (1826-1893) soon established himself as the preeminent financial mind in the Philadelphia currency brokerage his father began in 1838. Shunning publicity, self-promotion, and high-profile public accolades (he declined President Ulysses S. Grant's invitation to become Secretary of the Treasury), Drexel initiated a partnership with J. P. Morgan and his father, Junius, that became the most powerful financial combination of its age.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • He tamed the bulls and bears

    • By Jean on 04-05-15

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