Tuesday, October 29, 2019
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Former New York Times reporter Ralph Blumenthal, a Distinguished Lecturer at Baruch College, speaks about Depression-era scrip on the 90th anniversary of the Crash of 1929.
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In this talk, award-winning author and journalist George Szpiro will give examples of mathematical paradoxes and psychological conundrums that have led to advancements in economic science. He will challenge the audience with questions about how to make decisions, and thereby show how people who believe themselves to be rational can be led astray. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
An Evening with Timothy Geithner
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Join the Museum and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis as we welcome the 75th US Secretary of the Treasury for a fireside discussion. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE.
William Magnuson on "Blockchain Democracy: Technology, Law and the Rule of the Crowd"
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Join us for a lunchtime program with author and professor William Magnuson on his latest book. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Mervyn King and Rana Foroohar on "Radical Uncertainty: Decision-Making Beyond the Numbers"
Monday, March 16, 2020
Join us for an evening with Lord Mervyn King, in conversation with FT and CNN reporter Rana Foroohar, for the official launch of the new book, Radical Uncertainty. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Exhibit Opening of "Ebb & Flow" with Live Recording of "Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen"
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Please join the Museum and the NYC Department of Records and Information Services for the opening of our new exhibit, "Ebb & Flow: Tapping into the History of New York City's Water," featuring a live recording of Person Place Thing with Emmy Award winner Randy Cohen.
Gregory Zuckerman on "The Unlikely Story of How Jim Simons Solved the Market"
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Join us for an evening with award-winning Wall Street Journal investigative reporter Gregory Zuckerman on the untold story of how a retired mathematician invented algorithmic trading and became the greatest moneymaker of all time.
Museum of American Finance 2020 Gala Honoring Dan Schulman, James P. Gorman and Peter A. Cohen
Monday, February 24, 2020
The Museum honored the achievements of financial leaders in both the public and private sectors with three awards at its 2020 Gala.
Robert E. Wright on "Alexander Hamilton and the Poverty of Slavery"
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Historian Robert Wright, author of The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the Economy, will explore Alexander Hamilton's views on slavery and what they may have become had he lived longer.
Howard W. Buffett and Matthew Bishop on "Social Value Investing"
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Join us for a conversation and reception at The University Club with Howard W. Buffett and Matthew Bishop on Social Value Investing.
Dr. Richard T. Green on "Alexander Hamilton and Public Administration"
Friday, January 10, 2020
Dr. Richard Green, author of Alexander Hamilton’s Public Administration, speaks on the anniversary of Hamilton's birth.
"In Money We Trust?" Film Screening, Followed by Conversation with Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames
Monday, November 11, 2019
Join us for a screening of the award-winning film, In Money We Trust?, followed by a conversation with Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames, co-authors of MONEY: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens The Global Economy — and What We Can Do About It, on which the film is based.
Please note: This event is sold out.
A Conversation with Stacey Cunningham: The First Female President of the NYSE
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
MoAF members are invited to join the Fordham University Gabelli Center for an evening with Stacey Cunningham, the first female president of the NYSE. Tickets are limited and available for free to current MoAF Events and Events Plus Members only. Reservations for this event are now closed.
James Grant on "Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian"
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Financial journalist and historian James Grant speaks on his latest book.
"Corporate Sustainability: Is it Sustainable?" Fireside Chat and Panel Discussion
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Sustainability is no longer a fringe issue; investors now expect to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data into their decision-making. It has moved beyond financial performance to what constitutes responsible behavior in executing long-term value creation that positively impacts the environment, people, our economy and vital institutions. Join us for a discussion with industry leaders driving sustainability as an essential element of corporate purpose and a means to achieve transformative social impact.
Rand Scholet on "Alexander Hamilton: Establishing a Nation That Endures"
Friday, July 12, 2019
Join us on the anniversary of Alexander Hamilton's death for a free program with Rand Scholet, the founder and former president of the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA).
Join the Museum and the NY Public Library at its 34th Street location for this lunchtime talk and book signing with authors Brent Goldfarb and David Kirsch on Bubbles and Crashes.
Conversation with Mario Gabelli and Leon Cooperman
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Join the Museum and the Fordham Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for an evening with Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of Gamco Investors Inc., and Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors. Please note: Registration for this event is now closed.
Andrew Browning on "The Panic of 1819: The First Great Depression"
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Author Andrew Browning speaks on his new book on the first nationwide financial crash, which ushered in the first Great Depression and introduced the world to the business cycle – the pattern of booms and busts that we have come to know so well.
Richard Naclerio on "The Federal Reserve and Its Founders"
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Join us for a lunchtime event with author Richard Naclerio as he reveals the highly secretive events that surrounded the Fed's creation and the bankers, financiers and economists that played a fundamental part in shaping both its organization and the role it would play over the next century. Please note: This event is sold out.