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October-November Events Calendar

Walking Tour


Annual Great Crashes Walking Tour
Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Relive the Great Crash of 1929 on our annual crash-themed walking tour of Lower Manhattan. This unique tour commemorates the Great Crash of 1929, the Panic of 1907 and the 1987 stock market collapse, and it delves into the political, financial, real estate and architectural history of Wall Street and New York.

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.

Lunch & Learn Series


Ralph Blumenthal on "Crash! The Stock Market Collapse of 1929 and the Rise of Fake Money (Scrip)"
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Ninety years to the day after Black Tuesday ushered in the Great Depression, former New York Times reporter Ralph Blumenthal, a Distinguished Lecturer at Baruch College, will talk about how cash-starved municipalities issued their own bills and coins, with examples from the Baruch Archives historic collections. 

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

Event of Interest


A Conversation with Stacey Cunningham: The First Female President of the NYSE
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

MoAF members are invited to join the Fordham University Gabelli Center for an evening with Stacey Cunningham, in conversation with Doreen Mogavero. Ms. Cunningham is the president of the NYSE Group, which includes the New York Stock Exchange and a diverse range of equity and equity options exchanges, all wholly owned subsidiaries of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE). She is the 67th president and the first woman to lead the NYSE Group in its 227-year history. Ms. Cunningham will be interviewed by Doreen Mogavero, founder and CEO of Mogavero, Lee & Co., Inc., the first and only floor-based, direct access firm to be wholly owned and operated by women.

Conversation followed by reception. Tickets are limited and available for free to current MoAF Events and Events Plus Members only. This event will be held at Fordham University, 140 West 62nd Street, McNally Amphitheatre, NYC. Register today.

Evening Lecture Series


TD Ameritrade Founder Joe Ricketts on "The Harder You Work, The Luckier You Get"
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade, didn't grow up with a silver spoon in his mouth, but rather was a working-class kid who had the gift of seeing what others missed and the grit to do something about it. Join the Museum and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for an evening with Mr. Ricketts in conversation with MoAF Chairman Dr. Richard Sylla, providing an understanding of how entrepreneurs think and act differently from others.

Talk followed by Q&A and reception. Admission $25; MoAF members free. This event will be held at the University Club*, 1 West 54th Street, NYC. Register today.

*Please note that business attire (including jacket and tie for men) is required for admission to The University Club.

Evening Lecture Series


"In Money We Trust?" Film Screening, Followed by Conversation with Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames
Monday, November 11, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Walking Tour


Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Saturday, November 16, 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 Wall Street.

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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