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John Pierpont Morgan: You Would Have Loved Him. You Would Have Hated Him.

Posted by Hilary Sargent  October 24, 2013 08:48 AM

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A few days ago, JPMorgan Chase made a tentative deal with the Department of Justice to pay a $13 billion settlement related to the company's apparently not-quite-Kosher mortgage lending practices. The Washington Post has a good summary on the settlement.

But way more interesting than the settlement itself is the man behind the country's largest bank (by assets). John Pierpont Morgan has been dead for 100 years, but his legacy lives on.

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Hilary Sargent is the founder of ChartGirl.com, where she makes charts to describe complicated news stories. Her site was recently called one of the 50 Best Websites of 2013 by More »

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