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On October 15, the Museum will unveil the display of an 18-karat solid gold Monopoly set covered with hundreds of precious gemstones, on loan from the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
The Museum's 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District with a focus on Hamilton and his contributions to American finance.
The June 2010 edition of History Now, the electronic newsletter of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, features an interactive presentation of the "Scandal!" exhibit as well as an article by Museum Chairman Dr. Richard Sylla.
Museum of American Finance Vice Chairman Richard Sylla speaks to Fox Business about Alexander Hamilton’s role in creating the U.S. economic system.
Marc Chandler, Global Head of Currency Strategy for Brown Brothers Harriman and author of Making Sense of the Dollar: Exposing Dangerous Myths About Trade and Foreign Exchange, will speak at the first event in the Museum's 2010 Henry Kaufman Series.
Gov. David A. Paterson went to [the Museum of American Finance] on Wall Street on Wednesday, not to pillory financiers, but to praise them.
"Wall Street is our Main Street," Paterson declared yesterday to applause as he discussed the state's budget crisis at the Museum of American Finance.
Speaking at the Museum of American Finance on Wall Street, Governor Paterson offered a sympathetic voice to the much-maligned financial sector.
Speaking at the Museum of American Finance, Governor Paterson said New York is on the brink of fiscal disaster, calling the state "ground zero for the recession."
Gov. David Paterson discusses New York's troubled economy with CNBC's Scott Cohn at the Museum of American Finance.
The Museum of American Finance and the New School for Social Research present an expert panel on the different explanations of the current crisis on the 80th anniversary of the Crash of 1929.
Best-selling author will discuss credit card addiction and how a nation of savers became a nation of consumers.
The Museum today launched Recessipedia, a wiki designed to tap the wisdom of crowds from Wall Street to Main Street to learn the causes of the financial crisis.
In The Road to Financial Reformation, Henry Kaufman provides an insightful account of how we created the current financial crisis and what needs to be done to put our derailed economy back on track.
The Museum of American Finance was faced with an awkward situation recently: some of the corporate sponsors of the museum — dedicated to glories of free markets — had, well, failed.
Jean Strouse is the author of Morgan, American Financier and Alice James, A Biography, which won the Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.
The Museum of American Finance, a relatively-young museum found at the heart of New York’s Financial District, opened a new exhibit last week entitled “Tracking the Credit Crisis: A Timeline,” as the first exhibit to spotlight the ongoing global financial event that began some 18 to 24 months ago.
NPR - The Museum of American Finance has a new exhibit called "Tracking the Credit Crisis." It is basically a timeline displaying the major events of the global economic crisis, from the collapse of Lehman Brothers to the decision to save AIG.
On Wednesday, March 25 at 10:30 am, the Museum will host a press conference to open “Tracking the Credit Crisis: A Timeline,” an exhibit tracing the development of the current financial crisis.
The Museum of American Finance's new exhibition, "Tracking the Credit Crisis," starts its timeline in February 2007 when Mortgage Lenders Networks USA, the nation's 15th largest subprime lender, filed for bankruptcy, and tracks the fall of other firms to the present day.
"When markets are psychologically damaged like they are right now, I actually think it would go a long way to adding confidence,” [Niederauer] said at the Museum of American Finance in New York.
NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer speaks at the Museum's 2009 Henry Kaufman Lecture/Symposia Series on "Where Do We Go From Here?"
On March 25, the Museum will open “Tracking the Credit Crisis” to trace the development of the current financial crisis, the most severe and complex economic and financial challenge in modern experience.
Private equity investor Wilbur Ross will provide a review of President Obama’s proposed domestic and international economic initiatives, assess them, and compare them with those of the Bush administration.
On Tuesday, March 3, the Museum of American Finance will continue its 2009 Henry Kaufman Financial History and Practices Lecture/Symposia Series with a talk by NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer entitled “Where Do We Go From Here?” The program will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Museum’s education center, located at 48 Wall Street.
On Wednesday, January 21, the Museum of American Finance will inaugurate its 2009 Henry Kaufman Financial History and Practices Lecture/Symposia Series with a talk by private equity investor Wilbur Ross entitled “President Obama’s Economic Programs.”
Wall Street has become part of the daily discussion in recent weeks, more than ever before. But what exactly happens on the real Wall Street these days? BBC New York correspondent Matt Wells interviews Museum President/CEO Lee Kjelleren.
New York, NY – On Wednesday, October 29, the Museum of American Finance will host a lively panel discussion on how well the media is covering the economic issues of the Presidential campaign. The program will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Museum’s education center, located at 48 Wall Street.
The Museum's Winter 2008 events calendar is now available.
New York, NY – On Wednesday, October 15, the Museum of American Finance will continue its 2008 Henry Kaufman Financial History and Practices Lecture/Symposia Series with a talk by James Grant, a guest editor of the 75th anniversary edition of Security Analysis.
An update on Wall Street today, featuring an interview with the Museum's Communications Director, Kristin Aguilera.
Getting into debt might be a good way for students to master money skills. Fox 5 business reporter Lisa Murphy explains the theory from the Museum of American Finance.
Taking a long-run view of the development of financial services, Professor Ferguson argues that evolutionary forces are as much at work in the realm of money as they are in the natural world. As the subprime mortgage crisis works its way through the global financial system, the coming months will determine how far, in terms of its economic impact, the current crisis is a true "ice age" as opposed to just a severe winter.
This course demonstrates for students why being financially savvy helps them gain a competitive advantage in the workplace and in life.
A classroom guide to the "Alexander Hamilton" exhibit, including learning objectives, vocabulary, discussion questions and a classroom activity.
This course will attempt to take some of the mystery out of the basics of bonds and investing in bonds.