Investors looking to build their portfolios might look to today’s industry titans for answers but, in fact, the search for the “perfect portfolio” has been in question for centuries, dating back to Aristotle and his hand in ancient Greece’s olive oil trade.
Join us for a lunchtime talk with renowned journalist and master storyteller Roger Lowenstein, as he discusses his revelatory financial investigation into how President Abraham 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.
Join us for a lunchtime talk with Stephen Foerster, co-author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio: The Stories, Voices, and Key Insights of the Pioneers Who Shaped the Way We Invest, as he discusses how the greatest thinkers in finance changed the field and how their wisdom can help investors today.
After graduating from Colgate University in 2002, Catherine Winner, GABELLI ’09, landed a job in Washington D.C. that perfectly tied her economics major with her political science background– that is until she decided to leave Capitol Hill, rent a U-Haul, and head to New York City to pursue a different career.
Join us for an evening panel discussion with Catherine Winner, global head of stewardship at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and Dianne McKeever, chief investment officer and co-founder of Ides Capital Management LP.