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August 23, 2018

Summer 2018 Issue Now Available

Financial History, Issue 126Thursday, August 23, 2018

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

The Gambler: Deal Maker Kirk Kerkorian

My Father's Business: The Origins of Dollar General

The Gold Rush of 1576

From Hobby to Investment: The History and Rise of Trading Cards as a Tradable Asset Class

Where Are They Now?: J.J.B. Hilliard & Son

In Defense of Capitalism (Part 3): It's Not All About Self-Interest

Connecting to Collections: Constructing the Original Pennsylvania Station

Final Video in CEO Series: Why Wall Street Matters

CEO Series: Citi CEO Mike Corbat

View the final video in our CEO Series, featuring Citi's Mike Corbat. This monthly video series features CEOs from across the financial industry discussing “Why Wall Street Matters” from their individual perspectives. It is a collaboration between the Museum and Cheddar, a live and on demand news network covering technology, media and entertainment, which broadcasts daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Walking Tour

Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Saturday, September 1, 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

Roy Germano on "Outsourcing Welfare: How the Money Immigrants Send Home Contributes to Stability in Developing Countries"
Thursday, September 13, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Through stories from his fieldwork in Mexico and Central America and analyses of data from Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East, Professor Roy Germano shows how international remittances buffer economic shocks, contribute to economic optimism and dampen the threat of popular discontent during economic crises.

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

Howard Marks on "Mastering the Market Cycle"
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6:15 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the Museum and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for an evening with one of the most successful Wall Street investors of all time. Howard Marks, co-chairman and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, will speak on his new book, Mastering the Market Cycle.

Talk followed by Q&A and reception. MoAF members FREE; General admission $25. The first 125 attendees will receive a copy of the book.

Event location: Fordham University, 140 West 62nd Street, McNally Amphitheatre, NYC. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series

Kim Phillips-Fein on "Fear City: New York's Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics"
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

In Fear City—a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize—historian Kim Phillips-Fein tells the remarkable story of the crisis that engulfed New York in 1975. Drawing on never-before-used archival sources and interviews with key players in the crisis, Fear City shows how the brush with bankruptcy permanently transformed New York—and reshaped ideas about government across America.

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.

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