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Author Chapman, Peter, 1948-

Title The last of the imperious rich : Lehman Brothers, 1844-2008 / Peter Chapman

Publ Info New York : Portfolio, 2010
 RIC  HG5129.N5 C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HG5129.N5 C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HG5129.N5 C43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HG5129.N5 C43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 308 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-294) and index
Contents Alabama fever -- It's all over -- Stuff of dreams -- Flying -- Crash -- A little news and a little noise -- Aristocrat of the autocrats -- Traders -- Bankers' bluff -- Bankruptcy
Note September 11, 1844, Henry Lehman arrived in New York City on a ship from Germany. On September 15, 2008, the last CEO of Lehman Brothers, filed for corporate bankruptcy. The author explores the complete history of Lehman Brothers between those two historic Septembers
LC subject Lehman Brothers -- History
Stockbrokers -- United States
Investment banking -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
Finance -- New York (State) -- New York -- History
Bankruptcy -- United States
Business failures -- United States
ISBN 9781591843092