The House of Morgan

Currently Reading: The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

Great Quote: “In the history books, Pierpont’s epigrammatic sayings stand out.  In the transcript of the Pujo hearings, however, they appear against an arid backdrop of denials and monosyllabic grunts, as if he wouldn’t concede the hearing’s legitimacy.  Stamping his cane, Pierpont grew bullheaded and snorted like some angry god held hostage by heathens.”

Previous Book Read: Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

On Deck: The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy