May 2019 Events Calendar - 4/26/2019

 

Walking Tour


Walking Tour: Panics and Crashes
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District focusing on the history of financial panics and crashes.

Tour meets outside 48 Wall Street (at Bank of New York sign). $15 per person includes admission to the Lunch and Learn with Richard Naclerio. MoAF members receive free admission to one walking tour per year. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series


Richard Naclerio on "The Federal Reserve and Its Founders"
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Richard Naclerio, author of The Federal Reserve and Its Founders, will reveal the highly secretive events that surrounded the Fed's creation and the bankers, financiers and economists that played a fundamental part in shaping both its organization and the role it would play over the next century.

Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. General admission $5; members and students free. This event will be held at 48 Wall Street, 5th Floor. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series


Andrew Browning on "The Panic of 1819: The First Great Depression"
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

The Panic of 1819 may be the most important event in American history that no one has heard of. Author Andrew Browning will speak on his new book about the first nationwide financial crash, which ushered in the first Great Depression and introduced the world to the business cycle—the pattern of booms and busts that we have come to know so well.

Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. General admission $5; members and students free. This event will be held at 48 Wall Street, 5th Floor. Register today.

MoAF Partner Event


Conversation with Mario Gabelli and Leon Cooperman
Thursday, May 9, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the Museum of American Finance and the Fordham Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for an evening with Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of Gamco Investors Inc., and Leon Cooperman, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors. Mario Gabelli will engage in a dynamic conversation with his colleague and friend of over 50 years, Leon Cooperman. Following their graduation, Lee and Mario, along with other well-known investors, carpooled together from the Bronx to Wall Street every day. Together, they will explore a range of topics including how they interfaced with one another throughout their careers, share perspectives on optimal capital allocation in today’s market, and reveal why their philanthropy prioritizes the education sector.

Talk followed by Q&A and reception. General admission $25; MoAF members free. This event will be held at Fordham University, 140 West 62nd Street, McNally Amphitheatre, NYC. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series


Brent Goldfarb and David Kirsch on "Bubbles and Crashes: The Boom and Bust of Technological Innovation"
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Join the Museum and the NY Public Library for this lunchtime event with authors Brent Goldfarb and David Kirsch on Bubbles and Crashes: The Boom and Bust of Technological Innovation. In their book, Goldfarb and Kirsch give new insights into the causes of speculative booms and busts by identifying an asset class that may produce bubbles.

View the Museum’s display on the topic of bubbles and crashes at this location May 21-August 31.

Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. This free event will be held at the NYPL Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue (at 34th Street). Register today.

Walking Tour


Walking Tour: George Washington's New York
Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District with an emphasis on George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and 18th century financial history.

Tour meets outside 48 Wall Street (at Bank of New York sign). $15 per person; MoAF members receive free admission to one walking tour per year. Register today.

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