Paul Volcker: The Making of a Financial Legend

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INDEX
Accounting profession: International Accounting Standards Board, 17, 203, 204–205 reform legislation, 21–24
A.G. Becker Paribas, 176
American Express, 190
American Newspaper Publishers Association, 174–175
American Stock Exchange, 197
Andersen accounting. See Arthur Andersen
Angell, Wayne, 182
Annunzio, Frank, 4–5
Arthur Andersen, 9, 15–21
Auten, John, 170
Auto industry, in recession, 5, 168
Axilrod, Stephen H., 51–52, 149–150, 153, 158
Bahnson, Barbara, 109–111. See also Volcker, Barbara
Bahnson, Bill, 109, 136
Bahnson, Conrad, 125
Baker, Howard, 173, 183
Baker, James A., III, 6, 180–183
BankAmerica Corporation, 195
Bankers Trust (NY), 195–197
Bank of England, 36, 108–109
Bank of First Boston, 132
Barbara Volcker Center for Women and Rheumatic Disease (NY), 137
Barrows, Bob, 128
Bell, Geoffrey, 132
Berardino, Joseph F., 15–17, 19–20
Berkshire Hathaway, 168
Biven, Carl, 61
Blinder, Alan S., 7, 14
Blumenthal, W. Michael, 52–54, 56–57
Board of Governors (Fed), 32
Bogle, John C., 18
Bohm, Anne, 106–107
Bowman, Arthur W., 16
Bowman's Accounting Report,16
Bowsher, Charles A., 18
Bradfield, Michael, 24, 27
Bretton Woods agreement, 38–39, 88
Bronfman, Edgar, Sr., 26–27
Brookings Institution, 59
Brown, Charles, 176
Brown Brothers, Harriman, 59
Bryan, William Jennings, 66
Buffett, Warren E., 168–169
Burns, Arthur F.: departure from Fed, 49–50 as Fed chairman, 32 as Volcker's advocate, 42–46, 171
Bush George W., 22, 23
Business Council, 162–163
BusinessWeek,177
Califano, Joseph, 56–57
Campbell, Raymond D., 63
Carnegie Hall, 189
Carter, Jimmy: appointment of Volcker, 59–69 cabinet upheaval, 53–59 as candidate, 6, 36 criticism of Volcker, 167, 170–172 economic policies, 31–33, 156, 159–160 and Fed chairman Burns, 32–33, 50

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  • Additional Praise for Paul Volcker:The Making of a Financial Legend i
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Chapter One - A Finance Legend 1
  • Chapter Two - Seventy-Six 11
  • Chapter Three - The Power of the Fed 29
  • Chapter Four - Chairman 47
  • Chapter Five - Youth 71
  • Chapter Six - School Days 95
  • Chapter Seven - Hardship 113
  • Chapter Eight - Difficult Choices 139
  • Chapter Nine - The Fallout 165
  • Chapter Ten - Fly-Fishing 185
  • Epilogue 201
  • Bibliography 207
  • Notes 211
  • Acknowledgments 237
  • Index 239
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