Join us for a conversation with Thomas Peterffy, chairman and founder of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., a global electronic brokerage firm with a market capitalization of more than $30 billion. Peterffy will be interviewed by CNBC senior markets correspondent Bob Pisani.
Join the Value Investing interest group for a virtual lunch-and-learn featuring Andrew Kahn. Andrew will lead attendees on a journey through the history of value investing, discussing the life and work of Irving Kahn, one of the esteemed founders of CFA Society New York.
With roots dating back to the 1800s, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. is the oldest and one of the largest private investment banks in the United States. Its influence on the early American economy helped navigate the country through financial turbulence by fueling the cotton trade and the steamship and railroad industries.
Investors in the Italian Renaissance could have predicted today’s low interest rates, according to Paul Schmelzing, Ph.D., who dove deeply into American and European economic archives to research real interest rate dynamics.
Today’s interest rates can be as low as 3%, but in the 1970s, Americans were paying 17% just to borrow money. In 1982, Henry Kaufman, then managing director of Salomon Brothers Inc., issued a memorandum predicting that interest rates would plummet, and bond prices would soar. What happened next was the biggest economic uptick since World War II.
In a Gabelli School Virtual Centennial Speaker Series event sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, the CFA Society New York, and the Museum of American Finance, Cohen shared highlights of his storied career and his passion for financial history. He was joined by CNBC Senior Markets Correspondent Bob Pisani.
As we emerge from a global pandemic and a period of economic stagnation, we can look to the past to gain inspiration for better times ahead. The year 1982 marked the start of almost four decades of U.S. economic growth.
As the COVID-19 vaccine roll out reaches more people every day, business offices across the country are plotting the best strategies to reopen, but that doesn’t come without challenges. Global accounting firm EY looks forward to reconnecting its 80,000 partners across America as 12,000 of its newest employees have never set foot in an EY office.