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May 16, 2024

Spring 2024 Issue Available


Financial History, Issue 149Thursday, May 2, 2024

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

Words of Wisdom: Remarks From the 2024 MoAF Gala

The Money Kings: The Jewish Immigrants Who Transformed Wall Street

Mabel Pottinger: A ‘Force’ in the Insurance Industry

An American Coin in…Ecuador?

Operation Fish

When the Government Took Over the Railroads

Steam Railways to Internet Highways: A History of Convertible Securities

The Personal Finances of Presidents, Part 7: Theodore Roosevelt

Book Review: Milton Friedman: The Last Conservative

 

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)


Michael Gatto on "The Credit Investor's Handbook"
Thursday, May 30, 2024 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Join us for a virtual event with Michael Gatto, a partner at Silver Point Capital, on his latest book, The Credit Investor's Handbook: Leveraged Loans, High Yield Bonds and Distressed Debt. His book is the definitive guide for young investment professionals embarking on a career investing in the leveraged credit markets—whether public, private, performing or distressed. Experienced professionals will also immensely benefit from this guide as they refine their investment skills.

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

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (In-Person)


“Tribute to the Life and Career of Charlie Munger”
Tuesday, June 4, 2024 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Join us for an in-person moderated panel discussion on the brilliant career and lasting legacy of Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and long-time business partner of Warren Buffett. The panel features four of the people who knew him best and represent various aspects of Mr. Munger’s life and career. Participants include Lawrence Cunningham (moderator), editor of The Essays of Warren Buffett and author of Berkshire Beyond Buffett; Tom Gayner, CEO, Markel Group; Donald Graham, Chairman Emeritus, Graham Holdings Company; and Ronald Olson, Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Panel followed by reception. This event is free, but registration is required and space is limited. This program is sponsored by Balius Partners. Register today.

In-Person Panel Discussion


"AI and Finance: Can We Learn to Love the Bot?"
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 5:45 PM to 7:00 PM

Generative AI is rapidly becoming a more integral part of our lives. Like most disruptive technologies, along with innovation, it’s brought some fear and trepidation. In this provocative in-person discussion, moderator Josh Brown, CNBC Commentator and CEO of Ritholz Wealth Management—along with panelists Hema Balasubramanian, VP, Strategy and Innovation, Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT); John Mileham, Chief Technology Officer, Betterment; and Jeremy Olshan, Personal Finance Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal—will help us navigate the complex and fast-changing topic of the impact of AI on finance.

Panel followed by reception. This event is free, but registration is required and space is limited. This program is sponsored by Betterment. Register today.

MoAF/Fordham Financial Issues Forum (Virtual)


Paolo Zannoni on "Money and Promises: Seven Deals that Changed the World"
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Where did modern banking come from―and how does this history help us understand financial crises? Join us for a virtual event with distinguished banker, executive and historian Paolo Zannoni, as he discusses his new book, Money and Promises, and examines the complex relationship between states and banks that has changed the world.

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

 
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