April 11, 2022 | Press Releases
The Museum of American Finance announced it will bring its popular Museum Finance Academy (MFA) course for high school students to a national audience for the Spring 2022 semester with the addition of a second section of the afterschool program to accommodate the schedules of students in different time zones.Read More
In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, 2022, the Museum of American Finance launched a digital version of its popular 2009 exhibit, "Women of Wall Street."
The Museum of American Finance will honor the achievements of financial leaders in the public and private sectors at its annual Gala on March 7, 2022. This year’s Gala will be held virtually with CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani and “WealthTrack” Executive Producer and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack serving as the masters of ceremony.
On February 15, the Museum of American Finance will present “NFTs: Welcome to the Metaverse,” a timely virtual panel discussion with leaders in the NFT (non-fungible token) market to discuss the current explosion and future opportunities within this crypto segment.
The Board of Trustees and staff of the Museum of American Finance mourn the sudden passing of Trustee Verne Sedlacek.
On December 7, the Museum will present “SPACs: The New IPO?,” a timely virtual panel discussion with industry leaders involved in different aspects of taking companies public. Participants will discuss the role of SPACs as an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional IPO.
On September 30, the Museum of American Finance will present “The Cryptocurrencies Market: Where Is It Headed?,” a timely discussion with leaders in the cryptocurrencies market to discuss the current state and the future of cryptocurrencies as a major factor in financial markets.
In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, Nasdaq today launched a digital exhibit, in partnership with the Museum of American Finance (MoAF), showcasing artifacts and stories representing the history of the company, the evolution of financial technology, data and trading systems, and landmark events that highlight Nasdaq’s impact on the global capital markets ecosystem.
Nasdaq is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its launch with a new digital exhibit created in partnership with New York's Museum of American Finance. The exhibit will highlight the stories and artifacts from the company, which debuted on this date in 1971 as the first fully electronic quotation system. It will also trace the evolution of financial technology, data and trading systems, along with the key historic moments where Nasdaq's impact resonated in the global capital markets.
The Museum of American Finance will honor the achievements of two financial leaders in the public and private sectors at its annual Gala on February 22, 2021. This year’s Gala will be held virtually with CNBC On-Air Stocks Editor Bob Pisani and “WealthTrack” Executive Producer and Managing Editor Consuelo Mack serving as the masters of ceremony.
Author Joel Greenblatt shares his thoughts with Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., dean of the Fordham Gabelli School, and David Cowen, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Museum of American Finance, at a program on September 29, 2020.
The impact of past pandemics on the US economy and markets has important lessons for today, as does the record growth in both monetary and fiscal stimulus. MoAF Trustee Consuelo Mack interviews MoAF Chairman Dr. Richard Sylla on this timely episode of WealthTrack.
On May 8, the Museum posted the first video in its new “Out of the Vault” video series, which is now available on its YouTube channel and across its social media platforms. These short videos explore objects and documents from the Museum’s collection that were featured in the “Out of the Vault” exhibit. David Cowen, the Museum's president and CEO, narrates the series from his home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Two compelling stories unfolded at the Fordham University McNally Amphitheater on Wednesday evening, March 4. One was how Jim Simons and his colleagues at the firm Renaissance Technologies became “the greatest money makers in the history of modern finance.” The other: the experiences of Wall Street author Greg Zuckerman during the writing of his bestseller, The Man Who Solved the Market: How Jim Simons Launched the Quant Revolution (Portfolio/Penguin, 2019). During the event, sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis in partnership with the Museum of American Finance, Zuckerman explained his reasons for writing the book.
The Museum of American Finance and the New York City Department of Records and Information Services are hosting an exhibit, “Ebb & Flow: Tapping into the History of New York City’s Water,” at the Municipal Archives at 31 Chambers through September 1.
On March 5, the Museum of American Finance and the New York City Department of Records and Information Services opened a new exhibit, “Ebb & Flow: Tapping into the History of New York City’s Water.” Please note: This exhibit is currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the virtual exhibit is available at www.archives.nyc/ebb-flow.
The Museum of American Finance has partnered with Scripophily.com, an historical document dealer, to provide free stock certificates for participants on the Museum’s tours and educational programs, including its new classic car tours of Downtown New York in partnership with Nowaday.
The Museum of American Finance will honor the achievements of three financial leaders in the public and private sectors at its annual gala on February 24, 2020 at Cipriani Wall Street.
In 1791, two great minds clashed over an issue of constitutional and historical significance. Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson tried to make the case to President George Washington for and against having a national, central bank. Hamilton saw the central bank as the key to America’s economic future, whereas Jefferson worried about the consolidation of power and thought a central bank was unconstitutional. In this episode of POLICYbrief, two experts--David Cowen, President/CEO of the Museum of American Finance, and Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Professor of Economics at Loyola University--explain and analyze this 200-year-old debate that still has relevance today.