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   Henry Clay Frick and the Carnegie Steel Company

Page entitled : The Gates-Moore offer for Carnegie Steel

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How John Warne Gates and William H. Moore offered $250 million to buy the Carnegie Steel Company and why that deal fell through


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...  a syndicate headed by John Warne “Bet-a-Million” Gates and the Moore brothers from Chicago.

Andrew Carnegie despised speculators and to him, the people who proposed to buy his company were among the worst corporate speculators in America. Although, as is developed elsewhere in this work, these financiers had already played a ...

 

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