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Encyclopedia > James B. Stewart

James Brewer Stewart (born c.1952 in Quincy, Illinois) is an American lawyer, journalist, and author. 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... U.S. 24 over the Mississippi River. ...


A graduate of DePauw University and Harvard Law School, James B. Stewart is a member of the Bar of New York and Bloomberg Professor of Business and Economic Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. In 1988, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for his articles in The Wall Street Journal about the 1987 dramatic upheaval in the stock market and insider trading. These writings led to the publishing of his best-selling work of non-fiction called Den of Thieves that recounted the criminal conduct of Wall Street arbitrager Ivan Boesky and junk bond king, Michael Milken. Founded in 1837, DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, is a selective private liberal arts college with a 2002 enrollment of 2,339. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is one of the most prestigious schools of journalism in the United States. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism was first introduced in 1985, and continued under that name until 1997. ... The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with a worldwide average daily circulation of more than 2. ... The New York Stock Exchange A stock market is a market for the trading of company stock, and derivatives of same; both those securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately. ... Insider trading is a term often used to refer to a practice, which is illegal in many jurisdictions, in which an investor trades securities of a company (, stocks, bonds or stock options) based on material non-public information which was obtained by an officer, manager, or other corporate insider, during... Den of Thieves is the title of the following: Album Book This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Ivan Frederick Boesky (born March 6, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan) was notable for his prominent role in a Wall Street insider trading scandal that occurred in the United States in the mid-1980s. ... High yield debt (non-investment grade or junk bond) is a business term referring to a corporate debt instrument, usually a bond, that has a higher yield (compared to investment grade debt) because of a high perceived credit risk (default risk). ... Michael Robert Milken (born July 4, 1946 in Encino, California) is a prominent American financier who almost single-handedly created the present-day market for High-yield or junk bonds during the 1970s. ...


His 1999 factual work, Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story Of A Doctor Who Got Away With Murder, won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Award. The Mystery Writers of America are an organization for mystery writers. ... The Edgar Allen Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. ...


He is currently a contributor to The New Yorker and an Editor-at-Large for Smart Money magazine and SmartMoney.com. Stewart also serves as the president of the board of trustees of his alma mater, DePauw. The New Yorkers first cover, which is reprinted most years on the magazines anniversary. ... Smart Money was a 1931 film with Edward G. Robinson and James Cagney, the only time Robinson and Cagney made a movie together, despite being the two leading gangster actors at Warner Brothers studios all through the 1930s. ...


Bibliography

  • DisneyWar (2005)(:ISBN 0684809931)
  • Flight: In Search of Vision (2004)(: ISBN 1592212344)
  • Heart of a Soldier (2002)(:ISBN 0743240987)
  • Blind Eye (1999) (:ISBN 0783889348)
  • Follow the Story (1998)(:ISBN 0684850672)
  • Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery (1997) (: ISBN 080901596X)
  • Blood Sport (1996)(:ISBN 0684831392)
  • Club der Diebe (1994) (: ISBN 3548232078)
  • Cats: A Book of Days (1992) (: ISBN 1566570247)
  • Den of Thieves (1991) (: ISBN 067179227X)
  • Prosecutors (1987)(: ISBN 0671668358)
  • The Partners (1983)(: ISBN 0671420232)

 
 

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