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he history of investment thinking is a neglected field, yet one of obvious value: our basic ways of approaching security analysis and investment, such as "growth" or "value," are rooted in historical experience, practice, and ways of thinking. Names and instrumentalities change over time, but underlying issues, as well as the abilities and psychological makeup of investors, do not. A study of the craft's past masters offers perspective and guidance to investors, much as political history does to statesmen. There is, to be sure, an ongoing fascination with the market's historical patterns ...
is a business, economic, financial, and monetary historian who recently became the inaugural Rudy and Marilyn Nef Family Chair of Political Economy at Augustana College in Sioux Falls , South Dakota . He is also a research economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research , an editor of Pickering & Chatto of London’s financial history and perspectives in economic and social history series, and a guest curator for the newly revamped Museum of American Finance .
Free museum hours day-by-day list for spring/summer
Every day of the week you can find a New York City museum, park or zoo with free or pay-as-you wish hours. That’s in addition to the museums that are always free or operate under a suggested-donation policy. Several museums also offer free days on special occasions . Museums with free or pay-what-you-wish hours (All listed prices are the regular adult admission rates.) Mondays Museum at Eldridge Street - Free tours every half hour from 10 a.m. to noon (normally $10) Yeshiva University Museum - Free 5 to 8 p.m. (normally $8) Tuesdays Staten Island Museum - free from 2 to 4 p.m. (normally $2) Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Free ... market research, surveys and trends
Audio: Teens Tense Over Summer Jobs - City Limits Magazine ...
Two-time SYEP participants Carissa Ho, 19, (left), and Dan Tran, 17, (right), reapply to the program this summer at the Chinese-American Planning Council in Lower Manhattan. In May the national unemployment rate for people aged 16 to 19 was a near record-high 26.4 percent. Some parts of the teenage population are faring especially poorly. Unemployment among teenage Latino males was 27.1 percent; black females posted a 40 percent rate of unemployment. Many observers have called the current job market the worst ever for teens. One of the government programs that has helped connect city teens to the world of work is the Summer ... market research, surveys and trends


Black Investment Bank Lands a Billion-Dollar Contract - BV on Money
a black-owned investment bank, was announced as the senior manager and sole book runner for the $1.3 billion Personal Income Tax (PIT) bond issuance of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY). This is the largest lead underwriting deal given to a minority-owned investment bank in the history of New York. "It's really historical in the sense that this is the first time in the finance capital of the world that we've had an MWBE firm really be a true senior lead banker and sole book runner on a deal of this magnitude," said Paul T. Williams Jr., DASNY's president. "To have an MWBE firm ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The $700 billion question: Can bailout fix economy? | Reuters
An American flag that incorporates 100 dollar bills is displayed at the Museum of American Finance in New York September 18, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Eric Thayer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The best test of whether the government's $700 billion check will be enough to save the U.S. economy is how much of that money flows back to consumers and companies. Even if the government gets Congressional approval this week to buy bad debts off banks' books, satisfying some of their cash needs, the financial sector will still need to raise money -- and investors haven't exactly been lining up to help. Unless banks can find funding ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
CLIP: Leading Young Jews Into the Professional World
As an incoming sophomore at Brandeis University, an editor for a campus newspaper, a prospective business, psychology, undecided major and an active Jewish student on campus, my professional, extracurricular and Jewish worlds rarely overlap. But this summer, as one of 41 Jewish college students in the Collegiate Leadership Internship Program (CLIP), I am challenging myself to ask, “Why not?” CLIP is a 10-week summer internship program that enables Jewish college students who live in or attend college in the New York metropolitan area to explore their vocational aspirations in a Jewish setting. In addition to a paid ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Trader Keeps Hands in History
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit CHICAGO—Ryan Carlson left the trading pits here in 2005 to go electronic. But he didn't leave the past behind. Mr. Carlson set off to record for posterity the dying language of hand signals that traders for decades used to buy and sell everything from pork bellies to wheat. His pursuit put Mr. Carlson—30 years old and among the last generation to learn trading ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Museum of American Finance Exhibition Design
The Museum of American Finance (MAF) possesses a uniquely timely mission: to reveal the inner workings of Wall Street and America's money markets through ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
City Launches It's My Money!, a Free Interactive Game to Educate ...
Feb 4, 2010 ... “The Museum of American Finance is proud to join the City and the Aging in New York Fund to launch It's My Money! for older New Yorkers,” ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NYU Stern | Stern in the News
2010 JUN 19 - ( -- Dr. Richard Sylla, one of the nation's leading financial historians, has been unanimously elected chairman of the board of the Museum of American Finance. He succeeds John Herzog, who has served as chairman since founding the Museum in 1988. Dr. Sylla is the Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets and a professor of economics at the New York University Stern School of Business. He is a prolific writer and the author of several books, including The American Capital Market and A History of Interest Rates. He has been a member of the Museum's Board ...
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The Constitution Cafe offers sandwiches, salads, soups, and hand-dipped ice cream. Stars and Stripes Cafe offers American fare. See more about restaurants and dining Near the National Mall. Official Website: 1 year ago There are currently no comments for this question. * You must be logged into Answers to add comments. Sign in or Register . Member since: March 10, 2009 Total points: 49539 (Level 7) Badge Image: The American History Museum is next to the Natural History Museum on the north side of the Mall. The Smithsonian Metro stop is not far away.… They ...
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The most famous museums in Washington DC are the museums of the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum complex and research organization composed of 19... Why the DC in washington DC ? Formally the District of Columbia is commonly referred to as Washington, the District, or simply D.C Why does washington DC have the design that it has? Because the designer designed it that way. Simple as that. Who designed Washington DC ? Pierre Charles L'Enfant (born 2 August 1754, Paris, France - died 14 June 1825, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA) created the original design for ...