Standard & Poor's traces its history back to 1860, with the publication of History of Railroads and Canals in the United States. This book was an attempt to compile comprehensive information about the financial and operational state of U.S. railroad companies. Henry Varnum went on to establish H.V. and H.W. Poor Co with his son, Henry William, and published updated versions of this book on an annual basis.
PROFESSOR ALFRED D. CHANDLER ; Business Historian Who Established a New and Vital Approach to the Study of the Modern Corporation
May 21, 2007; Alfred D. Chandler was a business historian of preeminent achievement and global influence. The achievement was to transform the...