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(PDF/EPUB) [Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon] Ú Charles Slack


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  • Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon
  • Charles Slack
  • English
  • 02 March 2020
  • 9780060542566

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review Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon 108 A full century before Martha Stewart Oprah and Madonna became icons generations before women swept through Wall Street and decades before they even had the right to vote there was Hetty Green America's richest woman who stood alone among the roguish giants of the Gilded Age as the first lady of capitalism and is remembered as the Witch of Wall StreetAt the time of her death in 1916 Hetty Green's personal fortune was estimated at 100 million 16 billion today and the financial empire she built on real estate and railroads rivaled that of Andrew Carnegie Jay Gould J P Morgan John D Rockefeller and some of the nation's biggest banks Today Hetty Green ranks near the top of America's list of greatest financiers in com. This was a uick and enjoyable read on a lady I had never heard of before this Most of us would have at least a passing familiarity with names like Jay Gould Andrew Carnegie Cornelius Vanderbilt J P Morgan etc but how many have actually heard of Hetty Green n e Hetty Howland Robinson Dubbed The Witch of Wall Street she inherited a small fortune from her aunt and multiplied it many many times over through shrewd investments and business dealings until she was widely considered the richest woman in America during its Gilded Age She also had the gumption to go head to head with the much feared Collis P Huntington leader of the Big Four who controlled most of the early American rail networks She built up such a formidable money lending business that newspapers used to feature headlines like Hetty Green Cuts Rates much like how the WSJ would report on the Fed s moves today Perhaps what she was most famous for at the time was her extreme miserliness despite her enormous wealth to the extent where she brought dresses to the cleaner s and asked for only the bottom parts to be washed to save money and neighbours would see her on top of her house fixing her own roof The writer tries to be balanced in his portrayal of her though citing her support of as many as 30 churches at one time by providing them cheap loans at way below market rates Yes they were loans not outright donations because with Hetty Green nothing came free but stillYou will not get a step by step manual on how to get rich with this book but the principles she stood by are there and overall it was an interesting bit of history When Mutants Attack Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles of the Gilded Age as the first lady The Film Club A True Story of a Father and Son of capitalism and is remembered as the Witch Fearless of Wall StreetAt the time Real Time of her death in 1916 Hetty Green's personal fortune was estimated at 100 million 16 billion today and the financial empire she built Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook 5th Edition on real estate and railroads rivaled that The Bomber Dog of Andrew Carnegie Jay Gould J P Morgan John D Rockefeller and some Novelas de Isabel Allende of America's list The Success Secrets Of Brian Tracy How To Achieve Your Goals And Be Succesful of greatest financiers in com. 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review Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon 108 Pany with Microsoft founder Bill Gates and billionaire investor Warren Buffett But in history books she has remained merely a footnote a miser and an eccentric whose character flaws and personal choices unjustly overshadowed her remarkable accomplishments on the fierce battlefield of American industry and commerceIn Hetty Charles Slack reexamines the life work and conflicted legacy of the exceptionally resourceful ruthless and inimitable woman who turned a comfortable inheritance into a fortune through instinct courage cunning greed and determination to succeed at a man's game on her own terms from her childhood in the uaker community of New Bedford Massachusetts where she learned about business by reading finan. Hetty Green known to her legion of detractors as the Witch of Wall Street became the richest woman in the world through a combination of financial genius and utter ruthlessness living like a pauper and caring nothing for what the world thought of her Her two children found it much less pleasant Not a likable character by any means and yet there is something almost admirable in the way this flinty uintessentially New England Yankee competed with powerful men in a man s world and won This is a fascinating story now largely forgotten with numerous local angles and locations from New Bedford to Vermont Alan

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review Hetty The Genius and Madness of America's First Female Tycoon 108 Cial papers to her father to the battle over her inheritance that was one of the most controversial legal cases of her time; from her collisions with railroad magnate Collis Huntington to her rescue of New York City from financial ruinLooking well beyond the lore and historical prejudices Charles Slack presents a full portrait of a true American original a female Citizen Kane who having turned away from the conventions of her time as a woman a wife a mother and a mogul led a life of a different sort with occasionally tragic results becoming both a hero and a victim of her era Above all it is a story of an uncompromising larger than life flawed woman who ruled a vast financial empire but was known simply as Hetty. I want her money but not by being like her She rocks


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