When Genius Failed Setting & Symbolism

Roger Lowenstein
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Chicago is the birthplace of John Meriwether.

The Cayman Islands in the Caribbean is where the Long-Term Capital Portfolio was established as partnership.

New York City is where Meriwether moved after graduate school and became a broker for Salomon.

Wall Street is the financial area of New York, also known as 'The Street".

London, England is where many of the investment banking firms, including Long-Term, had offices. Long-Term offices were in Mayfair.

The City is the financial area of London.

Westchester County is where Meriwether and his wife moved after opening Long-Term.

Greenwich in on Long Island Sound and is the location of the offices of Long-Term.

Waterville is an Irish golf course where Long-Term held week-end gold outings.

Russia is the country that had a market collapse that caused Long-Term's disaster.

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