In this webinar co-sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, Museum of American Finance, and CFA Society New York, Joseph Calandro Jr., a managing director of the global consulting firm PwC, suggested that the current waves of steadily increasing inflation and interest rates will offer strategic risks and opportunities for business investors, executives, and employees.
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal allies set out to regulate Wall Street in the wake of the 1929 stock market crash, they were up against Wall Street’s old guard who fought them every step of the way.
When it comes to making decisions, would you describe yourself as an adventurer, detective, listener, thinker, or visionary? According to author, educator, and decision-science expert Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, determining the type of problem solver you are based on these “profiles” sheds light not only on how you make decisions, but also how you can streamline and improve the process.
Lending money with interest fees has been a topic of debate for centuries. Even the Greek philosopher Aristotle deemed the practice immoral. However, lenders continued charging interest on the premise that it was a reward for parting with their money.
Before the American Revolution, settlers in the Massachusetts colony planned to raid Quebec City and use their loot to pay their soldiers. After the invasion fell through, the colony created a form of payment for its military, resulting in the first currency that would later help them separate from England.
Whether it’s the droids in Star Wars or the reality-bending technology in The Matrix, we’ve seen what artificial intelligence can achieve in fiction. In real life, machine learning is on the rise in tech, banking, and beyond. It has the power to change industry by working alongside human ingenuity.
When author Sebastian Mallaby spoke overseas about his book, The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future, European audiences said the Silicon Valley boom could never happen in a place where investors are generally more risk-averse toward startups.
In this webinar sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, Museum of American Finance, and CFA Society of New York, J. Bradford DeLong, Ph.D., author, economist, and professor at the University of California at Berkeley, detailed this unprecedented era of transformation—and its unexpected and unfulfilled outcomes.