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December 13, 2018

New Video Series

MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on "Disrupting Wall Street: The Power of FinTech" Video Series

In October, the Museum launched a monthly video series featuring C-Suite technology executives from across the financial industry discussing "Disrupting Wall Street" from their individual perspectives. This series is the Museum's second collaboration with 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.

Watch the first two videos in this series, featuring Ranjit Tinaikar, president of Fitch Solutions, and Tim Gokey, president and COO of Broadridge.

Walking Tour

Walking Tour: Holidays on Wall Street
Saturday, December 29, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute holiday-themed walking tour of the Financial District. Tour meets outside 48 Wall Street (at Bank of New York sign).

$15 per person. Register today.

Lunch & Learn Series

Kate Elizabeth Brown on "Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law"
Friday, January 11, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Join us on the anniversary of Alexander Hamilton's birth for a talk on his legal legacy by Dr. Kate Elizabeth Brown. In her analytical biography, Dr. Brown recasts our understanding of Hamilton’s political career, his policy achievements and his significant role in the American founding by considering him first and foremost as a preeminent lawyer who applied law and legal arguments to accomplish his statecraft.

This event will be held at the John Street Methodist Church, 44 John Street, and is presented in partnership with the Alexander Hamilton Awareness (AHA) Society.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Please note earlier start time than other events in this series.

2019 MoAF Gala

2019 Gala Honoring Dr. Janet Yellen and Laurence Fink
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

The Museum will honor the achievements of financial leaders in both the public and private sectors with two important awards at its 2019 Gala.

The Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership will recognize the significant contributions of Dr. Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve Board and distinguished fellow in residence at The Brookings Institution.

The Charles Schwab Financial Innovation Award, which recognizes individuals who have introduced new markets or new financial instruments to our financial system, will be presented to Laurence D. Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock.

For additional information or to download the invitation materials, please visit

Latest Magazine

Financial History, Issue 127Thursday, November 1, 2018

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

Annual Shareholder Meetings: From Populist to Virtual

Albert Gallatin and a Nation Free From Debt

Grain Traitors: A History of the US Futures Contract

Where Are They Now? Sutro & Co.

With Glowing Lamps We See Thee Rise

The Promise and the Peril of Capitalism


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