Someone turning on the financial news for the very first time might get the impression that Wall Street isn’t a market but rather an animal parade: bulls and bears, hawks and doves, dead cats and doomed sheep, and so on. Stock market animal references reach back to the early days of Wall Street. But what exactly does all the animal-based market slang mean?
Trust in money is implicit, but when money is manipulated, trust is lost, leading to economic and social instability and human suffering. Such is the basis of an award-winning PBS documentary, “In Money We Trust?,” which was screened at Fordham’s Gabelli School of Business Lincoln Center campus in a program presented in partnership with the Museum of American Finance on November 11.
The paperback edition of Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt, co-authored by MoAF Chairman Richard Sylla and MoAF President/CEO David Cowen, is now available as a paperback edition. Members, supporters and friends of the Museum will receive a 30% discount off the purchase price with promo code "CUP30" on the Columbia University Press website.
The Museum of American Finance and Cheddar have collaborated on a monthly video and interview series featuring C-Suite executives from across the financial industry. The two-part series includes CEOs discussing “Why Wall Street Matters,” as well as C-Suite technology executives explaining how technology is impacting their companies and their industry segments in “Disrupting Wall Street.”
For the 90th anniversary of Black Thursday, TIME spoke to financial historian Richard Sylla, a Professor Emeritus of Economics and the former Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets at New York University Stern School of Business and Chairman of the board of the Museum of American Finance in New York City.
Just a few days before NYC Climate Week was set to begin, CEOs and academic thought leaders on corporate sustainability took part in a Sustainability Panel at the McNally Amphitheater, underscoring the potential for finance and private wealth to be recognized as important agents for social and environmental change. The program was part of the Museum of American Finance Evening Lecture Series in partnership with Fordham Gabelli School of Business.
Sustainability is no longer a fringe issue for large corporations, and on September 19, 2019, the Museum of American Finance hosted a fireside chat and panel discussion on the future of corporate decision making as it relates to environmental, social and governance concerns.
On September 19, the Museum of American Finance will present “Corporate Sustainability: Is It Sustainable?,” a timely discussion with industry leaders driving sustainability as an essential element of corporate purpose and a means to achieve transformative social impact.
In honor of National Financial Awareness Day, MoAF President/CEO David Cowen explores the history of US finance with Jill Maladrino on Trade Talks, live from the Nasdaq MarketSite.
High school sophomores and juniors are invited to register for MFA Boot Camp, a FREE motivational finance experience that will run from August 5-8 in New York City.
The Museum of American Finance has launched a companion blog for its "Where Are They Now?" Series, which traces the histories and origins of 207 of the underwriters of the 1956 Ford Motor Company IPO. "Where Are They Now?" is a collaboration between historian Susie J. Pak and the Museum of American Finance, and the research for this series has been generously funded by Charles Royce of The Royce Funds.
In honor of International Women’s Day, Bloomberg introduces American women who made history in finance, investing and economics, some of who were featured in the Museum's "Women of Wall Street" exhibit.
This month, the Museum of American Finance launched a new membership program geared towards providing free priority access to its many offsite events and programs while the Museum seeks a new permanent home following the flood in its building in January 2018.
New York Business Journal's coverage of the 2019 Museum of American Finance Gala.
Bloomberg's coverage of the Museum's 2019 honoring Laurence Fink and Dr. Janet Yellen.
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 5, 2019 at Cipriani Wall Street.
The Museum of American Finance (MoAF) announced today that it has terminated its lease at 48 Wall Street in New York City. The Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, had been located in this historic bank building since 2008, and its lease was scheduled to expire in 2021.
Read American Banker's coverage of the Museum's recent "Democratizing Finance" event.
On November 14, the Museum of American Finance will present “Democratizing Finance: Expanding Access through FinTech,” a timely program that will discuss the transformation in the financial services industry that is expected to generate economic growth and help reduce income inequality. The program will be held from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at The Paley Center for Media at 25 West 52nd Street, NYC.
The Museum of American Finance (MoAF) will open “Out of the Vault,” a traveling exhibition of 40 highlights from its permanent collection, at the Schwab IMPACT 2018 Conference in Washington, DC.