"The Blockchain and the Future of Everything" Fireside Chat and Panel Discussion
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Museum and the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis host a balanced perspective on the potential and pitfalls of blockchain technology and the future of crypto investment. The program begins with a fireside chat with Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin and Michael Casey, MIT Digital Currency Labs and Chair of the CoinDesk Advisory Board. A panel follows addressing the broad applications of blockchain technology and its transformative potential, and exploring cases and existing projects that utilize decentralized economic models. Participants include Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss (Gemini), Joshua Brown (Ritholtz Wealth Management) and Paul Vigna (The Wall Street Journal).
Andrew Lo on "Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought"
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Award-winning MIT professor and author Andrew Lo discusses his latest book, Adaptive Markets, in this program presented in partnership with the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis and Bloomberg for Education.
Dr. Richard Sylla on "Hamilton on Fiscal Responsibility"
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Noted Alexander Hamilton scholar and chairman of the Museum of American Finance, Dr. Richard Sylla, speaks about Hamilton's stance on fiscal responsibility on the anniversary of Hamilton's birth.
Sidney Rocke on "Mutilated Currency: Redeeming Cash and Fighting Scams"
Friday, November 10, 2017
Sidney Rocke, the Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), discusses how the government handles mutilated US currency that has been burned, buried or attacked by animals.
John Herzog on "A Billion to One"
Friday, October 20, 2017
The Museum's Founder and Chairman Emeritus, John Herzog, discusses his new book about the legendary Wall Street firm his family founded.
John Wasik on "Lightning Strikes: Nikola Tesla, New York Finance and the History of Everything"
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Author John Wasik will speak about his book and how Tesla's relationships with Thomas Edison, J.P. Morgan, Wall Street and emerging technology in the early 20th Century shaped our modern era.
Aron Gottesman and Michael Leibrock on "Understanding Systemic Risk in Global Financial Markets"
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Join us for a lunchtime program with Professor Aron Gottesman and Michael Leibrock of the DTCC, as they discuss the core principles and dynamics of systemic risk, as well as a real-world approach to managing it.
Mihir Desai on "The Wisdom of Finance"
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Award-winning Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai discusses his new book, based on his now-famous "last lecture" to the graduating Harvard MBA class.
Joel Tillinghast on "Big Money Thinks Small"
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Veteran Fidelity fund manager Joel Tillinghast his new book about biases, blind spots and smarter investing.
Robert Wright on "Hamilton's Blessed Debt"
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Alexander Hamilton argued that the debt the new federal government inherited from the American Revolution would be a blessing, so long as the total owed to creditors did not become "excessive." Financial historian Robert Wright will explain Hamilton's conception of excessive debt and show that the national debt, as reformed and revitalized by Hamilton, indeed served to cement the young nation together and to spur economic growth, precisely as Hamilton predicted.
Robert Johnson and Alexander Heffner on "The Dual Pillars of American Finance and Democracy"
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Robert Johnson of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and PBS host Alexander Heffner explore the historical, present and future relationship between democratic values and economic prosperity.
Brian Patrick Eha on "How Money Got Free: Bitcoin and the Fight for the Future of Finance"
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Brian Patrick Eha, journalist and author of a new book about Bitcoin, discusses how this disruptive technology is shaping the debate around competing ideas of money and liberty, and what that means for our future.
William Cohan on "Why Wall Street Matters"
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Join us for an evening with New York Times bestselling author William D. Cohan on his new book.
Aswath Damodaran on "Narrative and Numbers: The Value of Stories in Business"
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Join us for an evening with Aswath Damodaran, popular finance professor and experienced investor, on his new book.
This timely and lively discussion features Candace Straight, one of the first female investment bankers on Wall Street and the Executive Producer of the financial thriller Equity, and Dr. Melissa Fisher, an anthropologist, educator and the author of Wall Street Women, a history of women on Wall Street from the 1950s to the 2000s.
Norm Champ on "Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC & How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis"
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Norm Champ, former Director of the Division of Investment Management at the SEC, speaks on his new book.
21st Century Banking: Bridging the Digital Divide
Thursday, February 9, 2017
This timely fireside chat and panel discussion addresses the major transformations that are challenging 21st century banking and reshaping customers’ relationships with their money and their banks.
Jonathan Knee on "Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education"
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Professor and investment banker Jonathan Knee dissects what drives investors’ efforts to improve education and why they consistently fail.
Barbara Chernow on "Behind the Scenes at the Papers of Alexander Hamilton"
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Presentation by the associate editor of The Papers of Alexander Hamilton.
Sidney Rocke on "The Fight Against Counterfeiting"
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) discusses the government's fight against counterfeiting.