Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal newspaper

Ron Morgan (1)

I met Ronnie Lee Morgan in the late 1980s after rehabbing from a car wreck. The physical therapy clinic where I received treatment had a small weight area and trainer. The number of people allowed to use the facility for weight training was restricted since the main purpose was physical...

The Panic of 1907

From Clarence Barron’s purchase of the Wall Street Journal in 1902 until 1907, America was on one of its cyclic booms. In 1907, however, “The Panic of 1907” hit Wall Street and the country. It was also called the “1907 Bankers’ Panic.” The New York Stock Exchange fell close to...

Jessie Waldron

Charles Dow and Edward Jones founded Dow Jones Publishing and the Wall Street Journal, while Dow developed the two averages, Rail and Industrial, that became an index for gauging the market. Clarence Barron bought these entities from Dow in 1902, but it was Jessie Waldron, Barron’s new wife who initially took...

Jackie and The Horses

Archaeological records indicate that horse racing occurred in ancient Babylon, Syria, and Egypt, and was an event in Greek Olympics by 648 B.C. The style and distance of racing vary significantly by the country in which the race is occurring. There are three major types of racing: flat racing, steeplechase...

Jackie and Me

I knew Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan (“Jackie”) through the last five years of her life. Her last husband, Ronnie Lee Morgan(http://ronmorgan.net), was a client of mine in my law practice. As it turned out, I spent a good deal of time with Jackie, either playing golf or executing plans and...