By Maria Aspan, American Banker
January 15, 2014 | MoAF in the News
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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.
Capco partner joins leading industry executives in financial services on Board of Trustees.
Bloomberg's coverage of the Museum's 2014 Gala honoring Duncan Niederauer.
More than two centuries after Alexander Hamilton died from injuries sustained in a duel with the vice president of the United States, his grave site at the end of Wall Street has been repaired and will be rededicated Friday, a day ahead of his birthday.
Housed at the Museum of American Finance (which, fittingly, is located in the former headquarters of the Bank of New York, at 48 Wall Street) is "The Fed at 100," an exhibit aiming to commemorate, if not celebrate, the Fed’s long history. Here's a look at some of the displays and items within that exhibit.
The Museum will present the Whitehead Award to Mr. Niederauer at its annual gala on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
As the Federal Reserve prepares for its first woman chairman in history – pending Senate confirmation – an exhibit roughly 227 miles north on I-95 is celebrating a different milestone for the Fed: its centennial. Housed at the Museum of American Finance is “The Fed at 100,” an exhibit aiming to commemorate, if not celebrate, the Fed’s long history.
Author Malcolm MacKay discusses his book, Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney, at a Lunch and Learn event at the Museum of American Finance. He details Mr. Whitney’s journey from president of the New York Stock Exchange to convicted white collar criminal.
Next week the Museum of American Finance will open an exhibit called "The Fed at 100," which will run through Oct. 1, 2014.
The museum currently has on display a unique piece on long-term loan from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Visitors during Smithsonian Museum Day Live! can get up close to a golden, bejeweled Monopoly set worth $2 million, created by jeweler Sidney Mobell.
On September 4, the Museum unveiled a new photo booth, providing guests with the opportunity to capture their visits to the Financial District. A variety of finance- and money-themed backgrounds are available, including the Museum facade on Wall Street. Each set of four photos costs $5, with the proceeds benefiting the Museum's educational programs.