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Martin Mayer

Martin Mayer is the author of more than twenty books, including Wall Street: Men and Money; Madison Avenue, USA; The Schools; The Bankers; The Lawyers; The Builders ; and, most recently, Making News . He lives in New York City and Shelter Island, New York.

Articles by this Author

One hundred years ago many thoughtful people predicted the decline and disappearance of capitalism. What happened to make their prophecy wrong?
Banking as we’ve known it for centuries is dead, and we don’t really know the consequences of what is taking its place. A historical overview.