Black Sox Scandal

S & L scandals, junk bonds, defaults—the pattern is familiar to anyone who knows about U.S. banking between 1830 and 1855.

My files bulge of late with stories that tell unedifying tales of cupidity and stupidity in world and national credit markets. Read more >>

Foul was fair, and fair foul, when eight players of the championship White Sox conspired with gamblers to throw the 1919 World Series