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Wall Street Legends No 4 - Jay Gould

Jay Gould

Jason 'Jay' Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was a leading American railroad developer and speculator. He has long been vilified as an archetypal robber baron, whose successes made him the ninth richest American in history.

Bright Purple Resourcing - Featured Recruiter of the Month

Nick Price Bright Purple

Bright Purple Resourcing is a specialist recruitment company with offices in London and a newly-opened premises in Singapore to service the south-east Asia market. The firm is focused on the IT and financial services sectors, where it places quality permanent and contract staff amongst a range of blue-chip organisations, SMEs and start-up businesses.

Wall Street Legends No 6 - Jesse Livermore

Wall Street Sign

Jesse Lauriston Livermore (July 26, 1877 - November 28, 1940), also known as the Boy Plunger and 'Great Bear of Wall Street', was an early 20th century stock trader. He was famed for making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes and short selling during the stock market crashes in 1907 and 1929.