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August 19, 2021

Summer Issue Now Available

Financial History, Issue 138Thursday, July 29, 2021

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

Populist Prophets, Public Profits

The Feminization of Capital

President Nixon’s Wage and Price Controls

Sesquicentennial of the Canadian Bank Act

Hold the Onions, Please! The Short History of Onion Futures

Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power

A Cornerstone of Our Nation’s Economy: The Financial History of Infrastructure

Wildcat Currencies: US Monetary History and the Future Cryptocurrency System

Book Review: "Lady Charlotte Guest: The Exceptional Life of a Female Industrialist"

Investor Education Series

Investing A to Z: Financial Education Series for Adults
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:00 PM to Wednesday, September 22, 2021 1:30 PM

Join the Museum, in partnership with the New York Public Library’s Thomas Yoseloff Business Center, for a nine-part series on investing. Designed to lead you through basic investment concepts, the series aims to provide participants with a greater understanding of what professional investors look for when reviewing stocks, bonds, mutual funds and options. Learn about interest rates and economic indicators and how they impact markets. Speakers include investment specialists from FINRA, the SEC, distinguished professors from Fordham University and New York University, as well as Wall Street investment professionals. 

This series is FREE, but advance registration for each seminar is required. Registered guests will receive the Zoom link prior to the program. Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Webinar Series

Thomas Peterffy, in Conversation with Bob Pisani
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

The video is now available for Thomas Peterffy, chairman and founder of global electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., in conversation with CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani.

Mr. Peterffy has been at the forefront of applying computer technology to automate trading and brokerage functions since 1965. Today, Interactive Brokers is the second largest publicly-traded electronic broker, providing direct access trade execution and clearing services to institutional and professional traders for a wide variety of electronically traded products including stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, CFDs and funds on over 135 trading venues and 27 currencies around the world.

Watch video.

Virtual Panel Discussion

The Cryptocurrencies Market: Where Is It Headed?
Thursday, September 30, 2021 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Join us as we bring together leaders in the cryptocurrencies market to discuss the current state and future of cryptocurrencies as a major factor in financial markets. The panel discussion will be moderated by Camila Russo, Founder of The Defiant, thought leader, author and journalist and will include an introduction by Michael Brauneis, Managing Director, Americas Financial Services Leader, Protiviti. Featured panelists are: Brian Brooks, former Comptroller of the Currency; Charles Cascarilla, CEO and Co-Founder, Paxos; and Jan van Eck, CEO, VanEck.

This program is FREE, but advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the Zoom link prior to the program. Register today.

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