September 2, 2014 | Press Releases
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.Read More
David Cowen, the Museum's President/CEO, explores how one of the Treasury's greatest leaders helped fight the War of 1812.
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.
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.