Saphir, Ann
March 2009
Crain's Chicago Business;3/2/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p3
The article offers information on the effect of economic crises on wealthy Chicagoans due to the slowdown in the stock market in the U.S. It states that losses of billions of dollars have hurt the portfolios of establishment families like the Pritzkers and Crowns, as well as the self-made fortunes of entrepreneurs like Joseph Mansueto and John Calamos. The Pritzker family is in the process of splitting up a $20-billion fortune, while stakes of the Crown family have dropped to $2.1 billion.


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