Archive for October, 2014

Sylla & Steiger: Corporate Morality

October 31, 2014

SYLLA: NEXT PROJECT

October 31, 2014

Richard Sylla wears many hats. He is the Henry Kaufman professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets and a professor of economics, entrepreneurship, and innovation at New York University Stern School of Business where he teaches multiple courses. He is the author of several books, including co-authoring an industry classic, A History of Interest Rates. His writing has appeared in numerous publications. He is on the editorial board of many publications and he is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of American Finance, a must see museum located at 48 Wall Street in the old Bank of New York building, the bank founded by the nation’s first Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, who is the focus of his next project.

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Read The Paper ‘The American Corporation’

October 31, 2014

Read The Paper ‘The American Corporation’

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SYLLA & STEIGER: CORPORATE MORALITY

October 31, 2014

How would you rate the overall state of moral values in this country today? That’s the question the Gallup organization asks Americans every year. This year’s answers were not atypical. Only 2% of Americans surveyed rated our moral values as excellent – 42% said they were poor – and 74% felt that values were getting worse, not better. How does this translate to the business world? We’ll discuss the state of corporate morality. Financial historian Richard Sylla and award-winning financial editor Paul Steiger discuss how companies have become fixated on short-term stock prices to the exclusion of broader, long-term goals. Continue Reading »

Gregg Fisher – Foreign Opportunities

October 24, 2014

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