MoAF in the News

  • October 16, 2014
    Conservative Tax Foundation Honors Gov. Cuomo for Recent Reforms
  • September 6, 2014
    David Cowen's Talk on "Financing the War of 1812" Airs on C-SPAN

    David Cowen, the Museum's President/CEO, explores how one of the Treasury's greatest leaders helped fight the War of 1812.

  • 5/10/2014
    American Artifacts: Museum of American Finance

    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.

  • April 17, 2014
    Big Institutional Investors Need Finance 101 Refresher: Sheila Bair

    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.

  • April 17, 2014
    Money Talks

    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.

  • April 10, 2014
    Bang For Your Buck

    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.

  • March 11, 2014
    Dealers Gain From Complexity, Customers Lose Out

    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.

  • March 7, 2014
    Ex-Fed Official Blinder on Unheeded Lessons of the Financial Crisis

    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.

  • February 3, 2014
    We Uncovered the Mystery Behind the Pyramid That's On the Back of Every Dollar Bill

    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.

  • January 26, 2014
    Finance Museum Exhibits Fundraising Fortunes

    Photo gallery from the Museum's 2014 Gala from Crain's NY Business.

  • January 17, 2014
    Five Signs You Know You're In a Bubble: The Monty Python Test

    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.

  • January 15, 2014
    NYSE's Niederauer Preaches Humility to Wall Street ExecsAmerican Banker's coverage of the Museum's 2014 Gala.
  • January 15, 2014
    Niederauer, Studzinski and Matisyahu

    Bloomberg's coverage of the Museum's 2014 Gala honoring Duncan Niederauer.

  • January 10, 2014
    Alexander Hamilton's Memorial Gets a Reboot

    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.

  • December 18, 2013
    Federal Reserve Marks Centennial Anniversary

    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.

  • November 14, 2013
    The Fed's Centennial: A Look at What Yellen Stands to Inherit

    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.

  • October 28, 2013
    Federal Reserve Exhibit Gets Up Close and PersonalAmerican Banker reviews "The Fed at 100," the Museum's exhibition commemorating the centennial of the Federal Reserve.
  • October 5, 2013
    MoAF Event with Malcolm MacKay Airs on C-SPAN

    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.

  • September 20, 2013
    Museum Celebrates Fed's Centennial Birthday

    Next week the Museum of American Finance will open an exhibit called "The Fed at 100," which will run through Oct. 1, 2014.

  • September 6, 2013
    Every Time I Visit Your Museum, Bling Bling

    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.


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