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March 29, 2018

New Video Available

"The Blockchain and the Future of Everything" Fireside Chat and Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM

The Museum of American Finance and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis co-host this program, which provides a balanced perspective on the potential and pitfalls of blockchain technology and the future of crypto investment. The program begins with a fireside chat with Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin and Michael Casey of MIT Digital Currency Labs. A panel follows addressing the broad applications of blockchain technology and its transformative potential. Participants include Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss (Gemini), Joshua Brown (Ritholtz Wealth Management) and Paul Vigna (The Wall Street Journal). This event is supported by ING (program sponsor) and Investopedia (media sponsor).

Watch the program videos here. To view our events as soon as they become available, subscribe to our YouTube channel today!

New Issue Available

Financial History, Issue 124Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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

A First-Class Catastrophe: The Crash of '87

Isaac Newton and the Dynamics of Financial Bubbles

Words of Wisdom: Remarks from the 2018 Gala

Where Are They Now? Blyth & Co.

A Brief History of Marine Insurance

Evolution of Canadian Currency and Banking

In Defense of Capitalism (Part 1)

Walking Tour

Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute guided historical walking tour of the Financial District.

$15 per person; tour meets outside 48 Wall Street. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series

George Robb on "Ladies of the Ticker"
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Long overlooked in histories of finance, women played an essential role in areas such as banking and the stock market during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Yet their presence sparked ongoing controversy. Join us for a presentation by Professor George Robb on his pioneering new book, Ladies of the Ticker: Women and Wall Street from the Gilded Age to the Great Depression, as he sheds a light on the financial methods, accomplishments and careers of three generations of women.

Please note new date! 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.

Evening Lecture Series

Lawrence Cunningham on "The Warren Buffett Shareholder"
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the Museum of American Finance and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for an evening with Warren Buffett's writer and editor of choice, Lawrence Cunningham, on his new book about what makes Buffett's shareholders tick and what happens at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting.

Doors open at 6:00 pm. Talk will be followed by Q&A and reception. MoAF members FREE; General admission $25. The first 100 attendees will receive a copy of the book. This event will be held at The University Club, 1 West 54th Street (at Fifth Avenue), NYC. Register today.

Event of Interest

Psychobiography with Dr. Gail Saltz: On Alexander Hamilton with Richard Sylla
Monday, April 30, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join the 92nd Street Y for this continuing education program featuring Dr. Richard Sylla, chairman of the Museum of American Finance. Dr. Gail Saltz will interview Dr. Sylla, author of Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography, who shows us the incredible story of the founding father who made America modern and became the toast of Broadway. An immigrant from the West Indies, Hamilton played a crucial part in the development of the new nation, playing influential roles in the Revolutionary War, establishing the Constitution, writing The Federalist Papers and modernizing America’s fledgling finances. Dr. Sylla and Dr. Saltz will discuss the flesh-and-blood Hamilton — student, soldier, lawyer, political scientist, finance minister and politician.

Click here for tickets and additional information.

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