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Living with the Lowest Interest Rates in History

Living with the Lowest Interest Rates in History

By Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg


August 21, 2018 | MoAF in the News

Dr. Richard Sylla, the Museum's chairman, discusses the historically low interest rates in this Bloomberg "Masters in Business" podcast.

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Current News

  • 10/16/2018
    MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on C-Suite Video Series – Part 2
    Press Releases

    The Museum of American Finance will launch a new monthly video series featuring C-Suite executives from across the financial industry discussing “Disrupting Wall Street,” a conversation on how technology is impacting their own companies and their particular industry segments. A follow-up to the recent CEO Video Series, the C-Suite Series Part 2 continues the successful collaboration between the Museum and Cheddar Media, a live and on demand news network covering technology, media and entertainment, which broadcasts daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • May 4, 2018
    Expert Talks Culture of 'Bread Breaking' at Berkshire Hathaway
    MoAF in the News

    Coverage of the Museum's event with Warren Buffett's author of choice, Lawrence Cunningham.

  • March 5, 2018
    Bitcoin Billionaires Winklevoss: Ethereum Like ‘Oil’ and Litecoin a ‘Test Network’
    MoAF in the News

    Speaking at an event hosted by the Museum of American Finance in New York on February 27, 2018, bitcoin billionaire Tyler Winklevoss along with his twin brother, Cameron, said that he supports the long-standing and popular argument in the industry that the leading cryptocurrency is a form of digital gold. Bitcoin and gold are both limited in nature, but bitcoin is better as it is more portable and secure.

  • March 1, 2018
    Believing in Blockchain and Bitcoin
    MoAF in the News

    Fordham University's coverage of "The Blockchain and the Future of Everything."

  • February 28, 2018
    Tyler Winklevoss: Bitcoin Is Gold, Ether Is Oil, Litecoin Is a Testnet
    MoAF in the News

    Coverage of the Museum's February 27 program, "The Blockchain and the Future of Everything," sponsored by ING (program sponsor) and Investopedia (media sponsor), and presented in partnership with the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis.

  • Date issued: February 21, 2018
    Museum of American Finance to Present Program on Blockchain
    Press Releases

    On February 27, the Museum will present “The Blockchain and the Future of Everything,” a timely program that will provide a balanced perspective on the potential and pitfalls of the technology and the future of crypto investment.

  • February 7, 2018
    Ken Griffin Says Dow Drop 'Modest' as Geithner Looks Back on '08
    MoAF in the News

    Bloomberg's Amanda Gordon reports on the Museum's 2018 Gala honoring Ken Griffin and Timothy Geithner.

  • January 18, 2018
    MoAF to Honor Ken Griffin and Timothy Geithner at 2018 Gala
    Press Releases

    The Museum of American Finance will honor the achievements of two financial leaders in both the public and private sectors at its annual gala on February 6, 2018 at Cipriani Wall Street.

  • January 16, 2018
    Museum of American Finance Collections Remain Unharmed as Building Suffers Major Flood
    Press Releases

    On Sunday, January 14, the Museum of American Finance's facility sustained significant water damage from flooding that resulted from a burst heating pipe on the fourth floor of its building at 48 Wall Street in New York City. The museum’s archives were not in any way affected by the water, nor were any artifacts or documents on display damaged by the flooding. Please note that the Museum's events will proceed as scheduled. Check the Events page for updated locations.

     

  • December 20, 2017
    Tourist in Your Own Town: Museum of American Finance
    MoAF in the News

    Visit this unique museum that chronicles the development and achievements of America's financial system. The Museum of American Finance is housed within a landmarked 1929 building designed by Benjamin Wistar Morris that was once the Bank of New York & Trust Company. The Museum features displays on the financial markets, money, banking, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton, as well as rotating exhibits. There is a regular series of lectures and tours.

  • November 19, 2017
    Best Museums Worth Traveling For 2018
    MoAF in the News

    Why Museum of American Finance is a Top Museum: The museum's permanent collection includes stocks, bonds, currency, checks, prints, engravings, photographs, and more that tell the history of finance in America. Permanent exhibits on financial markets, money, banking, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton are complemented by traveling exhibits, group classes on financial topics, walking tours of NYC's financial landmarks, and lectures by experts in the field.

  • Issued on November 15, 2017
    Media Advisory: “Restoring American Economic Dynamism” Symposium Will Explore New Ideas for Bringing Back America’s Economic Vitality
    Press Releases

    Presented by the Museum of American Finance, The CFA Institute Research Foundation and S&P Global, this symposium will feature more than a dozen top economists, policy makers and scholars.

  • 11/08/2017
    Request for Hamilton Correspondence and Documents
    Announcements

    Barbara Chernow, an associate editor on the 27 volumes of the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, and Columbia University Press are investigating publication of Hamilton correspondence and documents that have surfaced since 1987 in a supplementary volume to complete the series. If you own, or your institution has acquired, such material and you are willing to assist with this project, please call 212-675-0605 or contact bchernow@chernow.com.

  • October 24, 2017
    Decades Before They Had the Vote, Women Launched Their Own Stock Exchange
    MoAF in the News

    When women couldn’t participate in finance, many wielded influence from the sidelines. Abigail Adams had the foresight in her time to see the advantages in trading bonds over farmland and persuaded her husband, John, to do so, according to letters between the two displayed at the Museum of American Finance in New York.

  • October 23, 2017
    NYC's Best Under-the-Radar Museums, Mapped
    MoAF in the News

    Thanks to Curbed NY for ranking MoAF the city's #2 best under-the-radar museum.

  • October 10, 2017
    30th Annual Lower Manhattan Walking Tour Commemorates Anniversaries of the Great Crashes of 1929 and 1987
    Press Releases

    The Museum's annual "Great Crashes" walking tour will be held on Saturday, October 28, from 1-4 pm.

  • September 22, 2017
    These 23 NYC Museums Will Be Free On Saturday
    MoAF in the News

    Some of New York City's finest attractions are waiving entrance fees Saturday, inviting visitors to save up to $33 each as part of Museum Day Live.

  • September 13, 2017
    CULTURE: The Latest Museum Exhibits
    MoAF in the News

    A roundup of the latest exhibits opening downtown includes "For the Love of Money: Blacks on US Currency" on display at the Museum of American Finance.

  • September 12, 2017
    MoAF Receives $7,000 Grant from LSEG Foundation to Support Financial Education Programs
    Announcements

    The Museum of American Finance received a $7,000 grant from the London Stock Exchange Group Foundation to support the Museum Finance Academy, an eight-week financial literacy certificate course for high school juniors and seniors.


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