December 9, 2014 | Press Releases
David M. Rubenstein will receive the Museum of American Finance’s 2015 Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership. The award is presented annually to a person who has demonstrated a high order of achievement and leadership in the field of finance, and also served with notable distinction in the public sector.Read More
On the evening of December 3, the Museum hosted the first showing of a new documentary film, “Lucky Balls,” commemorating the 25th year that the “Charging Bull” sculpture by Arturo Di Modica has been at Bowling Green Park in New York City. Over the years, the sculpture has become one of the most popular attractions in Lower Manhattan and one of the most widely-recognized images around the world. The documentary will be entered in the Tribeca Film Festival next year, and eventually a wider distribution is anticipated.
The Telegraph compiled a slideshow of images on the history of trading, from the 19th century to today, featuring photographs from the Museum's collection.
David Cowen, the Museum's President/CEO, explores how one of the Treasury's greatest leaders helped fight the War of 1812.
The Museum of American Finance today announced the launch of six new courses for the Fall 2014 semester. The addition of these classes enhances the Museum’s already strong financial education program offerings for elementary though graduate-level students.
Representatives from the Museum of American Finance, R.W. Pressprich and the Boys’ Club of New York visited the NYSE and rang The Opening Bell to mark the second consecutive year that R.W. Pressprich has sponsored free student admission to the Museum over the summer, as well as financial education programs at the Museum for members of the Boys’ Club of New York.
For the first time ever, Lower Manhattan will turn 13 of the city's museums into a summer cultural destination at a special event that is part of this year’s "River To River Festival" (June 19-29).
The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the nation’s only independent museum dedicated to finance, today announced that R.W. Pressprich, a New York-based institutional broker dealer, will sponsor free admission for students this summer.
Chris Meyers, the Museum's director of education, gives a 30-minute tour of the Museum on C-SPAN. Topics include banking, financial markets, money and a history of booms and busts.
Wall Street may be an icon of New York, but for a hands-on experience of finance, you’ll have to get your kids behind closed doors. On your next family outing, head down the block from the Stock Exchange to the Museum of American Finance.
Institutional investors' failure to research the risk associated with the mortgage-backed securities they traded left them exposed when the assets turned toxic, Bair said Tuesday in a speech at the Museum of American Finance in New York City.
You would be hard pressed to find a group of men and women who have influenced the American financial system more than the men and women who have worked at “The Fed” over its first 100 years. Honoring “The Fed” itself, those men and women included, the Museum of American Finance is presenting its largest exhibition to date.
Alan Blinder outlined his “Ten Commandments” at a presentation at the Museum of American Finance: investors’ memories are short, self-regulation does not work, control leverage, honor thy shareholders more than thy top executives, elevate risk management, hold assets on-balance sheet.
Former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Alan Blinder believes that multiple problems in the financial system have gone unaddressed, though more than five years have passed since the meltdown. "Attention spans are short in the public and in the industry," Blinder said at a public lecture at the Museum of American Finance in New York Tuesday evening.
The US $1 bill hasn't had a major redesign since 1929. Mark Anderson, a numismatic consultant for the Museum of American Finance, tells Business Insider about the meanings behind the symbols on the iconic note.
Photo gallery from the Museum's 2014 Gala from Crain's NY Business.
Eric Grubman, former NFL CFO, to be interviewed by Consuelo Mack on “The Business of the NFL.”
How do you know you’re in a bubble? No one seems to have an exact formula, but as we steam into the sixth year of a bull market, it’s time to start asking some pointed questions.
Bloomberg's coverage of the Museum's 2014 Gala honoring Duncan Niederauer.