Curating Capitalism

January 19, 2008

The Economist, By Matthew Valencia

The Wall Street banks may be battening down the hatches against the storms in the market, buy one financial institution, at least, is expanding. America's only public museum dedicated to the financial markets, founded in 1988 and until recently housed in poky digs on Broadway, has reopened in surroundings more befitting its subject: a lavish, mural-lined former banking hall in what used to be the Bank of New York's headquarters at 48 Wall Street.