Mary Childs, the host of NPR’s Planet Money, uncovers the deeply-investigated story of how one visionary, dogged investor changed American finance forever. Watch event video.
FT Editor Gillian Tett on "Anthro-Vision: A New Way to See In Business and Life"
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Award-winning financial journalist and anthropology PhD Gillian Tett discusses her latest book. While today’s business world is dominated by technology and data analysis, Tett advocates thinking like an anthropologist to better understand consumer behavior, markets and organizations to address some of society’s most urgent challenges. Watch event video.
Roger Lowenstein on "Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War"
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Renowned journalist and master storyteller Roger Lowenstein discusses his revelatory financial investigation into how Lincoln and his administration used the funding of the Civil War as the catalyst to centralize the government and accomplish the most far-reaching reform in the country’s history. Watch event video.
Stephen Foerster on "In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio"
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Stephen Foerster, co-author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio, discusses how the greatest thinkers in finance changed the field and how their wisdom can help investors today. Watch event video.
NFTs: Welcome to the Metaverse
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Join us as we bring together leaders in the NFT (non-fungible token) market to discuss the current explosion and future opportunities within this crypto segment. Watch event video.
SPACs: The New IPO?
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
In this program, industry leaders involved in different aspects of taking companies public discuss the role of SPACs as an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional IPO. Watch event video.
Leo Melamed, in Conversation with Bob Pisani
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
As the founder of financial futures and initiator of Globex, the world’s first global electronic trading system, Leo Melamed revolutionized the finance industry. Join us for a conversation with this commodities pioneer, moderated by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani. Watch event video.
The Cryptocurrencies Market: Where Is It Headed?
Thursday, September 30, 2021
In this program, leaders in the cryptocurrencies market discuss the current state and the future of cryptocurrencies as a major factor in financial markets. Watch event video.
Thomas Peterffy, in Conversation with Bob Pisani
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
In this program, Thomas Peterffy, chairman and founder of global electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers Group, is interviewed by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani. Watch event video.
Zachary Karabell on "Inside Money: Brown Brothers Harriman and the American Way of Power"
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Join us for a lunchtime event with acclaimed historian, commentator and former financial executive Zachary Karabell, as he offers the first full and frank look inside Brown Brothers Harriman against the backdrop of American history. Watch event video.
Paul Schmelzing speaks about his groundbreaking new research on historical interest rates, and what they could mean for today's economy, followed by a conversation with award-winning author and financial journalist James Grant and renowned economic historian Dr. Richard Sylla. Watch event video.
Dr. Henry Kaufman on "The Day the Markets Roared"
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Join us for a lunchtime program with legendary economist Dr. Henry Kaufman, as he discusses his latest book, The Day the Markets Roared: How a 1982 Forecast Sparked a Global Bull Market. Watch event video.
A Conversation with Peter Cohen and Bob Pisani
Thursday, May 6, 2021
In this program, Wall Street legend Peter Cohen is interviewed by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani. From leading a storied Wall Street firm during the historic buyout war over RJR Nabisco, which was documented in the book and movie Barbarians at the Gate, to having a ring-side seat to a dozen crises, panics and crashes, Peter brings perspective and insight to today’s markets. Watch event video.
John Wasik on "Lincolnomics: Why the 16th President's Vision for Economic Progress Still Rocks"
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
In his forthcoming book, Lincolnomics: How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy, author John Wasik puts the 16th President in a powerful new light: He was our foremost architect of economic development, equal treatment and physical and intellectual improvements, from transportation to medical research.
In this talk, award-winning author and journalist George Szpiro gives examples of mathematical paradoxes and psychological conundrums that have led to advancements in economic science. He challenges the audience with questions about how to make decisions, and thereby show how people who believe themselves to be rational can be led astray. Watch event video.
Kevin R. Mirabile on "Exotic Alternative Investments"
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Author Kevin Mirabile discusses Exotic Alternative Investments: Standalone Characteristics, Unique Risks and Portfolio Effects. Watch event video.
2021 Gala Honoring Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. and Brian Moynihan
Monday, February 22, 2021
The Museum of American Finance honored the achievements of financial leaders in both the public and private sectors with three important awards at its 2021 Gala.
JC de Swaan on "Seeking Virtue in Finance"
Monday, November 16, 2020
JC de Swaan, author and lecturer at Princeton University, speaks on his new book, Seeking Virtue in Finance: Contributing to Society in a Conflicted Industry. Watch event video.
Lawrence Cunningham, In Conversation with Astrid Doerner, on "Quality Shareholders"
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Author and professor Lawrence A. Cunningham speaks on Quality Shareholders: How the Best Managers Attract and Keep Them, in conversation with financial correspondent Astrid Doerner. Watch event video.
Author Joseph Calandro Jr. speaks on Creating Strategic Value: Applying Value Investing Principles to Corporate Management. Watch event video.