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The man who turned a state Into America’s Switzerland

9 mins | Oct 27, 2021
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Sioux Falls may not look like Zurich, but don’t be fooled. How did a sparsely populated state become a financial centre? Stephen Mihm, a historian of business, technology and finance, explores how “Wild Bill” Janklow, a very creative governor of South Dakota, built a financial centre catering to the world’s most powerful banks and wealthiest clients.
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