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What Makes the Perfect Investment Portfolio? | Posted on Apr 20, 2022

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.

The Bond King: How One Man Made a Market, Built an Empire, and Lost it All | Posted on Apr 20, 2022

Join us for a lunchtime talk with the host of NPR’s Planet Money as she uncovers the deeply investigated story of how one visionary, dogged investor changed American finance forever.

Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War | Posted on Mar 17, 2022

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.

In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio: The Stories, Voices and Key Insights of the Pioneers Who Shaped the Way We Invest | Posted on Mar 17, 2022

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.

Goldman Sachs’ Catherine Winner on Creating Value with ESG | Posted on Feb 22, 2022

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.

Centennial Speaker Series: Daniel Peris on Why Modern Portfolio Theory Fails Investors | Posted on Jan 24, 2022

We are in a time of enormous risk. Economic growth is anemic, and political risk to the capital markets is on the rise.

The Investment Stewardship Series: A Conversation with Catherine Winner, Global Head of Stewardship at Goldman Sachs Asset Management | Posted on Jan 24, 2022

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.

How the Invention of Index Funds Changed Finance | Posted on Dec 22, 2021

Fifty years ago, a group of financial professionals went against Wall Street’s status quo and developed a new way to invest in a portfolio of stocks with lower fees.

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