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Investing In the Future: The Role of Business in the Fight Against Climate Change | Posted on Sep 26, 2022

Since the Industrial Revolution, the economy has depended on industries that produce high amounts of carbon emissions. Now, scientists warn that we have just 30 years to reduce emissions to net zero to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change.

The Real Deal: Securities Fraud & Regulation | Posted on Sep 19, 2022

When the health technology company Theranos announced the introduction of an automated blood-testing device that could run multiple tests at once and make testing more affordable and accessible to consumers, it amassed millions of dollars from investors, spiking the company’s valuation to $10 billion.

The Bond King: Bill Gross and his Influence on American Finance | Posted on May 31, 2022

In this webinar, co-sponsored with the CFA Society New York, the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis, and the Museum of American Finance, financial journalist and co-host of NPR’s Planet Money, Mary Childs, shared her perspectives on the man nicknamed the “Bond King.”

Journalist Gillian Tett Takes an Anthropological Look at Business | Posted on May 23, 2022

Before pursuing her career in journalism, British author and Financial Times’ editor Gillian Tett studied anthropology, living for a time in Tajikistan in the former Soviet Union where she conducted field research for her doctorate.

How Lincoln’s Administration Financed the Civil War and Reformed America | Posted on May 03, 2022

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase asked banks along the east coast for loans totaling $50 million in gold to support the war effort.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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