Along with ordinary happenings, we fellows in Wall Street had the fortunes of war to speculate about, and that always make great doings on a stock exchange. It's good fishing in troubled waters. [full quote][add comments][Rate][Share]
Daniel Drew was a railroad, financial and stock speculator, a stock manipulator and swindler and a Civil War profiteer. He was, for a time, a partner of Jay Gould and James Fisk in the Erie Railroad, and the stock manipulating wars that were waged through it on Cornelius Vanderbilt and among themselves.