This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Chicago, Illinois - The birthplace of John Meriwether.
Cayman Islands - This is where Long-Term Capital Portfolio was established as a partnership.
New York - Meriwether moved here and became a broker for Salomon.
Wall Street - This is a strong financial district on the East coast.
London - This is where many investment banking firms, as well as Long-Term, had offices.
The City - This is an important financial area in the United Kingdom.
Westchester County - This is where Meriwether lived with his wife after opening Long-Term.
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