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SPACs have ‘Come into Vogue’ | Posted on Dec 15, 2021

The U.S. IPO market hit impressive highs this year, with more than 950 issuers raising more than $300 billion in proceeds.

How DeFi is Changing the Financial Landscape | Posted on Dec 07, 2021

Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency have been a hot topic as the new alternative to the dollar but, according to Campbell R. Harvey, PhD, Duke University professor and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, decentralized finance (DeFi) is flying under the radar and could prove to be much more beneficial to the average consumer.

How the “Man of the Futures” Revolutionized the Finance Industry | Posted on Dec 01, 2021

At the beginning of World War II, seven-year-old Leo Melamed and his family fled their small town in occupied Poland and landed in America with the help of a kind Japanese Consulate member who granted his family a visa to travel through Japan.

Strategies for Successful Investing | Posted on Nov 15, 2021

In a recent Gabelli School Centennial Speaker Series webinar sponsored by the CFA Society New York, the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, and the Museum of American Finance, Michael Mauboussin, co-author of Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns, discussed how traditional investors determined if a stock was favorable and offered a common-sense alternative to identifying gaps between price and value.

A Talk with Robert O’Shea, Co-Founder of Fordham’s O’Shea Center for Credit Analysis and Investment | Posted on Nov 04, 2021

On Oct. 21, members of the Fordham community heard how a unique idea helped Robert “Bob” O’Shea, GABELLI ’87, become one of the youngest partners in Goldman Sachs history before establishing his own firm.

How the top investors lead the way | Posted on Nov 04, 2021

Allocators—an elite group of investors—influence how money moves around the world on the behalf of institutions such as foundations, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds.

Governance is Key to the Value of ESG | Posted on Oct 05, 2021

In this session, Gunjan Banati, chief risk officer and managing director at Royce Investment Partners, and Dianne McKeever, JD, LAW ’15, chief investment officer and co-founder of Ides Capital Management LP, discussed ESG trends, disclosure, and governance.

How Digital Trading Pioneer Thomas Peterffy Revolutionized the Stock Market | Posted on Sep 30, 2021

In 1977, Hungarian-born Thomas Peterffy purchased a seat on the American Stock Exchange. A decade later, he developed a fully automated market-making system for stocks, options, and futures, an innovation that forever changed the trading floor and fast-tracked his career success.

Centennial Speaker Series: Robin Wigglesworth on Trillions: How a Band of Wall Street Renegades Invented the Index Fund and Changed Finance Forever | Posted on Nov 15, 2021

Join us for a lunchtime program with Robin Wigglesworth, the Financial Times‘ global finance correspondent and author of Trillions.

SPACs: The New IPO? | Posted on Nov 16, 2021

In this program, industry leaders involved in different aspects of taking companies public will discuss the role of SPACs as an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional IPO

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