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August 24, 2023

Special Edition Now Available: Lessons from Panics

Financial History, Issue 146Thursday, August 3, 2023

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

The Panic of 1819, Silicon Valley Bank and the Danger of Bank Runs

The Panic of 1873: Black Swan or Dragon King?

New Lessons from the Panic of 1907

The Rise of the Megabanks

The Interest of Interest

Margaret Swain Getchell LaForge: America's First Female Retail Executive

The Personal Finances of Presidents, Part 4: Calvin Coolidge

Book Review: Before the Gilded Age

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (In-Person)

Leon Cooperman, in Conversation with Mario Gabelli, on "From The Bronx To Wall Street"
Thursday, September 7, 2023 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Wall Street legend Leon Cooperman speaks on his new book, From The Bronx To Wall Street: My Fifty Years in Finance and Philanthropy, in conversation with Mario Gabelli, chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc.

Watch event video.

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Diana B. Henriques on "Taming the Street"
Thursday, September 21, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Award-winning financial journalist Diana Henriques speaks on her latest book, Taming the Street: The Old Guard, the New Deal and FDR's Fight to Regulate American Capitalism. Henriques describes how President Franklin D. Roosevelt battled to regulate Wall Street in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash and the ensuing Great Depression. She takes the audience back to a time when America’s financial landscape was a jungle ruled by the titans of vast wealth, largely unrestrained by government.

Watch event video.


MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)

Joseph Calandro, Jr. on "The Credit Cycle: Challenges & Solutions"
Thursday, September 28, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Joe Calandro profiles the US credit cycle and the challenges it poses, along with a perspective on where we seem to be in the cycle today. His analysis suggests that the current credit cycle of waves of progressively higher inflation and interest rates will present strategic risks and opportunities that will increasingly have to be dealt with.

Watch event video.

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (In-Person)

Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps on “My Journeys in Economic Theory”
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Join us for an evening with Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps on his latest book, My Journeys in Economic Theory. Widely considered to be one of the most important economists of his generation, Phelps developed a new understanding of unemployment and inflation and went on to rethink the roots of innovation. His work represents a lifelong project to put “people as we know them” into economic theory.

This in-person event is free, but registration is required and space is limited. Register today.

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