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When Money Was In Fashion: Henry Goldman, Goldman Sachs, and the Founding of Wall Street

2 Ratings: 1.0
A book by June Breton Fisher

"When Money was in Fashion provides a much needed and fascinating look into the life of one of Wall Street's original elder statesmen. Fisher's story is both revealing and personal and provides behind-the-scenes insight into the formative … see full wiki

Author: June Breton Fisher
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
2 reviews about When Money Was In Fashion: Henry Goldman,...
review by . March 01, 2010
Written by Henry Goldman's granddaughter, this well researched tale does an excellent job of explaining the early days of Wall Street and how the Goldmans and the Sachs got together to form the most powerful brokerage firm. The firm was actually founded by Henry's father Marcus and his good friend Joseph Sachs who also founded a top boy's prep school. At first the Goldman's and the Sachs were very close and several of their family were married in "arranged" fashion.       …
review by . March 21, 2010
This chatty, informal history of the Goldman and Sachs families was not at all what I expected. This is no formal history of the great financial house of Goldman Sachs, no instructive tale of banking lore. Fisher meanders through 150 years of family history like a loquacious aunt, throwing off anecdotes and idiosyncratic personal appraisals of family members, dropping brief mention of scandals, then dallying over details of mundane daily affairs. The men of the family are handsome and intelligent, …
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