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November 9, 2017

Full-Day Conference

"Restoring American Economic Dynamism: New Solutions for America's Productivity Slowdown"
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM

Join us for a ground-breaking symposium offering fresh ideas on how to bring back American prosperity and growth. Presented in partnership with the CFA Institute Research Foundation, S&P Global and McKinsey Global Institute, this conference will address the true economic challenges facing America. Speakers include Nobel laureate Edmund Phelps, Lord Mervyn King and more than a dozen leading economists, policy makers and scholars.

Tickets: $100 general admission; $40 MoAF and CFA Institute members; $25 students; working members of the press free. Reservations required. Register today.

New Issue Available

Financial History, Issue 123Friday, November 3, 2017

Check out the latest issue of Financial History magazine, now available for FREE as a full-color digital edition! Highlights include:

Where Are They Now? The 1956 Ford IPO Syndicate

Mobilizing US Industry for the Great War

Head Shops to Whole Foods: Activist Entrepreneurs

Colonel James Swan: Forgotten Financier

Tracking Stocks: Rise, Fall, Revival

The Four Horsemen of American Finance

Guano Finance


Request for Hamilton Correspondence and DocumentsWednesday, November 8, 2017

In the 27 volumes of the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, published between 1961 and 1987, Harold Syrett firmly established Hamilton’s legacy. Since the publication of Volume 27, additional Hamilton correspondence and documents have surfaced. Barbara Chernow, an associate editor on the original project, and Columbia University Press are investigating publication of this material 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

Lunch and Learn Series

Sidney Rocke on "Mutilated Currency: Redeeming Cash and Fighting Scams"
Friday, November 10, 2017 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

Sidney Rocke, the chief counsel for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), will discuss how the government handles mutilated US currency that has been burned, buried or attacked by animals.

Talk followed by Q&A. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.

Walking Tour

Walking Tour: When New York Was New Amsterdam
Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:30 AM

The Dutch Came to America during the 1600s to develop business and trade. Learn more about the early beginnings of Wall Street and the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam during this 90-minute guided walking tour of the Financial District.

$15 includes admission to the Museum and the Lunch and Learn with Kenneth Winans. Register today.

Lunch and Learn Series

Ken Winans on "What They Don’t Teach at Harvard: History as an Investment Tool"
Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM

We have all heard the phrase “history repeats itself.” Yet, very few people apply long-term history to the art and science of investing. There is no better example of this than how the majority of modern investors, the most knowledgeable and technologically advanced in history, mishandled the 50% stock market corrections during the dotcom bust and the Great Recession. Learn about time-tested investment tools from Ken Winans' award-winning financial history book, Investment Atlas II, and how to improve investment performance and reduce losses in future bull and bear markets.

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