Henry Clews and Victor Niederhoffer – Fifty Years in Wall Street
Perhaps the 19th century’s greatest e-book on Wall Street, Fifty Years in Wall Street gives an enchanting have a look at the monetary markets throughout a interval of speedy financial enlargement. Henry Clews was a large determine in finance at the moment, and his firsthand account brings this colourful period to life like by no means earlier than. He reveals surprising tales of political and financial manipulation and how he helped carry down the mighty Boss Tweed. He writes eloquently concerning the insanity of the markets and how the period’s best speculators amassed their fortunes. This e-book gives an expansive view of Wall Street in an period of little regulation, rampant political corruption, and speedy monetary change.
Henry Clews was born in England in 1836 and emigrated to the United States in 1850. In 1859, he cofounded what grew to become the second largest marketer of federal bonds throughout the Civil War. Later, he organized the “Committee of 70,” which deposed the corrupt Tweed Ring in New York City, and served as an financial marketing consultant to President Ulysses Grant.