Fireside Chat with Jon Brolin and Roy Behren of the Merger Fund
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Join the Fordham University Gabelli Center for a lunchtime conversation on merger arbitrage between Roy Behren, co-president and co-chief investment officer at Westchester Capital Management LLC, and Jonathan Brolin, founder and managing partner of Edenbrook Capital LLC.
Bruce Usher on "Investing in the Era of Climate Change"
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Join us for a lunchtime program with Columbia Business School professor and author Bruce Usher, as he discusses the risks and opportunities for investors as the world faces climate change. Access this event here.
James Park on "The Valuation Treadmill"
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Join us for a lunchtime talk with UCLA Law Professor James Park, author of the forthcoming book The Valuation Treadmill: How Securities Fraud Threatens the Integrity of Public Companies, who will discuss the history of securities fraud regulation from the 1960s until the present. Access this event here.
"Investing A to Z" Financial Education Series
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Join the Museum, in partnership with the New York Public Library’s Thomas Yoseloff Business Center, for a nine-part virtual series on investing. Designed to lead you through basic investment concepts, the series aims to provide participants with a greater understanding of what professional investors look for when reviewing stocks, bonds, mutual funds and options. Learn about interest rates and economic indicators and how they impact markets.
Mary Childs on "The Bond King: How One Man Made a Market, Built an Empire, and Lost It All"
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Mary Childs, the host of NPR’s Planet Money, uncovers the deeply-investigated story of how one visionary, dogged investor changed American finance forever. Watch event video.
FT Editor Gillian Tett on "Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See In Business and Life"
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Award-winning financial journalist and anthropology PhD Gillian Tett discusses her latest book. While today’s business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, Tett advocates thinking like an anthropologist to better understand consumer behavior, markets and organizations to address some of society’s most urgent challenges. Watch event video.
Roger Lowenstein on "Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War"
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Renowned journalist and master storyteller Roger Lowenstein discusses his revelatory financial investigation into how Lincoln and his administration used the funding of the Civil War as the catalyst to centralize the government and accomplish the most far-reaching reform in the country’s history. Watch event video.
Stephen Foerster on "In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio"
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Stephen Foerster, co-author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio, discusses how the greatest thinkers in finance changed the field and how their wisdom can help investors today. Watch event video.
Retirement A to Z: Financial Education Series for Adults
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Join the Museum, in partnership with the New York Public Library’s Thomas Yoseloff Business Center, for a free eight-part series on Retirement Planning.
2022 MoAF Gala Honoring Steven T. Mnuchin, Leo Melamed and Thomas Peterffy
Monday, March 7, 2022
The Museum honored the achievements of financial leaders in both the public and private sectors with important awards at its 2022 Gala.
Conversation with Catherine Winner, Global Head of Stewardship at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Join us for an evening discussion with Catherine Winner, global head of stewardship at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Dianne McKeever, chief investment officer and co-founder of Ides Capital Management LP.
NFTs: Welcome to the Metaverse
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Join us as we bring together leaders in the NFT (non-fungible token) market to discuss the current explosion and future opportunities within this crypto segment. Watch event video.
Daniel Peris on "Why Modern Portfolio Theory Fails Investors"
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Join us for a talk with dividend investing guru Daniel Peris on his latest book, Getting Back to Business: Why Modern Portfolio Theory Fails Investors and How You Can Bring Common Sense to Your Portfolio.
Hamilton Scholars Roundtable
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Celebrate Alexander Hamilton’s birthday with a panel discussion featuring Hamilton experts Richard Brookhiser, Doug Hamilton, Stephen F. Knott, Michael E. Newton, Robert E. Wright and others.
Robin Wigglesworth on "Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever"
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Join us for a lunchtime program with Robin Wigglesworth, the Financial Times's global finance correspondent and author of Trillions, as he discusses the incredible true story of the iconoclastic geeks who defied conventional wisdom and endured Wall Street's scorn to launch the index fund revolution, democratizing investing and saving hundreds of billions of dollars in fees.
SPACs: The New IPO?
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
In this program, industry leaders involved in different aspects of taking companies public discuss the role of SPACs as an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional IPO. Watch event video.
Campbell Harvey on "DeFi and the Future of Finance"
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Join us for a lunchtime program with Duke Professor Campbell Harvey on his new book on Decentralized Finance.
Leo Melamed, in Conversation with Bob Pisani
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
As the founder of financial futures and initiator of Globex, the world’s first global electronic trading system, Leo Melamed revolutionized the finance industry. Join us for a conversation with this commodities pioneer, moderated by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani. Watch event video.
Michael Mauboussin on "Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns"
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Join us for a lunchtime program with Michael Mauboussin, head of Consilient Research at Counterpoint Global, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, and author of Expectations Investing.