Now and at the turn of the 20th century, the Morgan name and brand were preeminent in American finance.
Historian Shennette Garrett-Scott tells the story of Maggie Lena Walker and her mission to help Black women find financial empowerment and professional career opportunities.
On this Presidents Day bonus episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Amity Shlaes discusses Calvin Coolidge’s personal and professional background, relationships with banks and bankers and how these shaped his economic policy in the 1920s.
Two storied American banks merged in 1955 to form a powerful financial institution.
What does the history of the New York City water system have to do with banking? You might be surprised.
There would be no hesitancy in 2020, when the pandemic closed the American economy. In just three months, the federal government has spent trillions to mitigate the economic distress.
In observance of Memorial Day, USAA has launched a campaign to help Americans honor and remember those who have given their lives in armed conflict on behalf of the United States.
The Spanish flu was inherently more lethal, and medical technology was far less advanced a century ago. But the flu, despite its severity, did not cause the American economy to implode.
In a breathtaking display of self-confidence, J.P. Morgan refilled the Treasury’s gold reserves and saved the monetary standard for four more decades.
With just 44,000 residents, how did the town of Columbus, Indiana, become one of the nation’s leading architectural destinations — ranked sixth of all U.S. cities for architectural innovation and design? The answer: a community bank president named J. Irwin Miller.