News with Video

  • The Past, Present and Future of the US Dollar with David Cowen, President and CEO of MoAF
    Monday, October 30, 2023

    David Cowen, MoAF President and CEO, walks through a brief history of money in the United States—long before there was a US dollar—from the Museum’s historical collections.

  • "Monetary Stimulus & Growth: A Perspective"
    Thursday, June 4, 2020

    The impact of past pandemics on the US economy and markets has important lessons for today, as does the record growth in both monetary and fiscal stimulus. MoAF Trustee Consuelo Mack interviews MoAF Chairman Dr. Richard Sylla on this timely episode of  WealthTrack.

  • “Out of the Vault” Video Series Offers Virtual Tour of Museum Collection
    Friday, May 8, 2020

    On May 8, the Museum posted the first video in its new “Out of the Vault” video series, which is now available on its YouTube channel and across its social media platforms. These short videos explore objects and documents from the Museum’s collection that were featured in the “Out of the Vault” exhibit. David Cowen, the Museum's president and CEO, narrates the series from his home during the COVID-19 lockdown.

  • Hamilton v. Jefferson: The Central Bank Debate
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    In 1791, two great minds clashed over an issue of constitutional and historical significance. Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson tried to make the case to President George Washington for and against having a national, central bank. Hamilton saw the central bank as the key to America’s economic future, whereas Jefferson worried about the consolidation of power and thought a central bank was unconstitutional. In this episode of POLICYbrief, two experts--David Cowen, President/CEO of the Museum of American Finance, and Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Professor of Economics at Loyola University--explain and analyze this 200-year-old debate that still has relevance today.

  • MoAF President David Cowen Speaks on the History of US Finance on Nasdaq Trade Talks
    Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    In honor of National Financial Awareness Day, MoAF President/CEO David Cowen explores the history of US finance with Jill Maladrino on Trade Talks, live from the Nasdaq MarketSite.

  • Tourist in Your Own Town: Museum of American Finance
    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    Visit this unique museum that chronicles the development and achievements of America's financial system. The Museum of American Finance is housed within a landmarked 1929 building designed by Benjamin Wistar Morris that was once the Bank of New York & Trust Company. The Museum features displays on the financial markets, money, banking, entrepreneurship and Alexander Hamilton, as well as rotating exhibits. There is a regular series of lectures and tours.

  • MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on CEO Video Series
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    The Museum of American Finance has launched a new monthly video series featuring CEOs from across the financial industry discussing “Why Wall Street Matters” from their individual perspectives. The CEO Series is a collaboration between the Museum and Cheddar, a live and on demand news network covering technology, media and entertainment, which broadcasts daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Alexander Hamilton's Views on National Debt
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    In this C-SPAN program filmed at the Museum, Professor Robert Wright discusses Alexander Hamilton’s views on national debt and imagines how the Founding Father would address US debt in the 21st century.

  • Wall Street Welcomes Oldest Gold Coin, Most Expensive Gold Monopoly Set
    Monday, December 7, 2015

    Join Kitco News' Daniela Cambone on Wall Street as she tours the Museum of American Finance's latest exhibit, "Worth Its Weight: Gold from the Ground Up."

  • Fox Good Day New York Previews "Worth Its Weight"
    Wednesday, November 18, 2015

    MoAF Deputy Director Kristin Aguilera and Jewelry Artist Sidney Mobell bring objects from the "Worth Its Weight" exhibit for an in-studio exhibit preview with Rosanna Scotto and Greg Kelly.

  • MoAF, R.W. Pressprich and Boys' Club of NY Ring NYSE Opening Bell to Launch Free Student Program
    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    Representatives from the Museum of American Finance, R.W. Pressprich and the Boys’ Club of New York visited the NYSE and rang the Opening Bell to mark the second consecutive year that R.W. Pressprich has sponsored free student admission to the Museum over the summer, as well as financial education programs at the Museum for members of the Boys’ Club of New York.

  • Museum Honors William Harrison With Whitehead Award
    Tuesday, January 8, 2013

    The Museum honored William Harrison with the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership at its 2013 Gala.

  • Bloomberg Video
    Tuesday, November 25, 2008

    Leena Akhtar, the Museum's manager of exhibits and archives, discusses Wall Street's history with Bloomberg television (Germany).

  • MoAF and Cheddar Collaborate on "Disrupting Wall Street: The Power of FinTech" Video Series

    The Museum of American Finance will launch a new monthly video series featuring C-Suite executives from across the financial industry discussing “Disrupting Wall Street,” a conversation on how technology is impacting their own companies and their particular industry segments. A follow-up to the recent CEO Video Series, the C-Suite Series Part 2 continues the successful collaboration between the Museum and Cheddar Media, a live and on demand news network covering technology, media and entertainment, which broadcasts daily from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.