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May 11, 2023

Spring Issue Now Available

Financial History, Issue 145Thursday, May 4, 2023

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

What I Learned About Investing from Darwin

Easy Money: The Invention of Modern Currency in 1690 Massachusetts

50 Years of Exchange-Traded Options

Troubled Waters: How Americans' Trade with China Mixed Opium with Money

The Gold Standard and the Dakota War of 1862

Saving British India

The Personal Finances of Presidents, Part 3: George Washington

Book Review: For Profit: A History of Corporations

Book Review: How the World Really Works

Hybrid Event

A Conversation with David Booth and Eugene F. Fama
Friday, May 12, 2023 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Join the Museum, in partnership with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, for a conversation between David Booth and Nobel laureate Eugene Fama, moderated by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani. This program will be held in person in Chicago and broadcast live via Zoom to the MoAF audience.

David Booth is chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, a firm he founded in 1981. He has won numerous awards for his accomplishments in applying financial theory and research to the practical world of asset management, particularly for his pioneering work in indexing and small capitalization investing.

Eugene Fama, 2013 Nobel laureate in Economic sciences, is widely recognized as the "father of modern finance." He is strongly identified with research on markets, particularly the efficient markets hypothesis.

This program is FREE, but advance registration is required. Registered guests will receive the access link prior to the event. Note that this event will be held at 1pm ET (12pm CT). Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Pulak Prasad on "What I Learned About Investing from Darwin”
Wednesday, May 17, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us for a virtual event with Pulak Prasad, author of What I Learned About Investing from Darwin, as he offers a philosophy of patient, long-term investing based on an unexpected source: evolutionary biology. Prasad is the founder of Nalanda Capital, a Singapore-based firm that invests in listed Indian equities and manages about $5 billion. 

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

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Edward Chancellor on “The Price of Time: The Real Story of Interest”
Thursday, June 15, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Award-winning financial journalist Edward Chancellor explains our current global financial position and how we got here. In his latest book, The Price of Time, Chancellor explores the history of interest and its essential function in determining how capital is allocated and priced.

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MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn on "Problem Solver: Maximizing Your Strengths to Make Better Decisions"
Thursday, June 22, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

In this program based on her latest book, Cheryl Strauss Einhorn discusses how to identify the psychology of your decision-making, your decision strengths and where you may have potential blind spots. Ms. Einhorn is interviewed by Paul Johnson, founding partner of Nicusa Investment Advisors and an adjunct professor at the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business.

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Video Now Available

Avi Goldfarb on "Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence"
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Artificial intelligence (AI) has impacted many industries around the world—banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, automotive, medical technology, manufacturing and retail. But it has only just begun its odyssey toward cheaper, better and faster predictions that drive strategic business decisions. When prediction is taken to the max, industries transform, and with such transformation comes disruption. Watch our recent program with eminent economist Avi Goldfarb, as he discusses Power and Prediction, his new book about the future of AI in business and finance.

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