Financial History Issue 131 (Fall 2019) - Page 4
The magazine of the
Museum of American Finance
in association with
the Smithsonian Institution
Issue 131 • Fall 2019
IN THIS ISSUE
11 From Crash to Scrip
The stock market collapse of 1929
and the rise of fake money.
By Ralph Blumenthal
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Howard A. Baker, Esq.
Howard Baker Associates
Lawrence A. Cunningham
The George Washington University
15 An Entrepreneur’s Beginning
The origins of TD Ameritrade and the value of free enterprise.
By Joe Ricketts
Eastern Washington University
Reserve Bank of Australia
Gregory DL Morris
St. John’s University
Arthur W. Samansky
The Samansky Group
18 US Presidents and the Federal Reserve
The complicated historical relationship between
the Commander-In-Chief and the US central bank.
By Peter C. Earle
Columbia Business School Publishing
Robert E. Wright
The Wall Street Journal
Alan Barnett Design
22 Ohio Life Insurance
and Trust Company
How oversight and fraud
contributed to the Panic of 1857.
By Ramon Vasconcellos
David J. Cowen, President/CEO
Kristin Aguilera, Deputy Director
Maura Ferguson, Director of Exhibits
Sarah Poole, Collections Manager
Linda Rapacki, Managing Director
of Visitor Services and Operations
Mindy Ross, Director, External Relations
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26 Revisiting Keynes’
Analyzing the accuracy of John Maynard Keynes’ The Economic
Consequences of the Peace on the centennial anniversary of its publication.
By Michael A. Martorelli
30 Where Are They Now?
The Museum’s series on 207 of the underwriters
of the 1956 Ford IPO continues with the history of
The First Boston Corporation (founded in Boston in 1934).
By Susie J. Pak
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