Brown Bag Lunch: Demystifying Financial Market Turmoil

Brown Bag Lunch: Demystifying Financial Market Turmoil

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 | 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FINANCE
48 Wall Street | New York, NY 10005
Tel: 212.908.4110 | Fax: 212.742.0573

Learn about the drivers of the global financial crisis, from housing and commodities to credit and currencies. Discover how these markets are related, and how information and technology continue to change the landscape. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers, and a look at how a data provider like Bloomberg is used by the financial community.


About the Speaker
Tod M. Van Name is Manager for the Americas of Market Specialists for Bloomberg, and is based in New York. Mr. Van Name has over 20 years of financial market experience, and joined Bloomberg in 2006 as a currency derivatives specialist. He works with top corporations, banks and financial managers throughout north and south America. Prior to joining Bloomberg he traded currencies and options for several banks in New York and Los Angeles, including Fuji Bank where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Dealer, overseeing the spot, forward and option trading desks. Mr. Van Name received an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and also holds a bachelors degree in economics from the University of California.

$5 tickets are available at the door and include admission to the Museum. Feel free to bring your lunch.