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November 15, 2015 – Deadline to Apply for McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism

Do you – or a reporter you know – have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on a business or economic topic, but few resources to get it done? If so, check out The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, an initiative of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support ambitious coverage of critical issues related to U.S.

November 13, 2015 – The Financial Follies!

73rd Annual Dinner and Entertainment Gala

Financial Follies of 2015

Friday, the thirteenth of November Two thousand fifteen

At 7:30 PM

Cocktails at 6:30 PM

New York Hilton Midtown

Grand Ballroom

1335 Avenue of the Americas (between 53rd/54th)

Scholarship Winners Jessica DiNapoli and Carl O’Donnell Named to Reuters Posts

Jessica DiNapoli, a 2015 NYFWA scholarship recipient and recent graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, has been named as a corporate restructuring reporter for Reuters’ Deal Team. Jessica initially joined Reuters in June and was previously covering Puerto Rico for the municipal bonds team.

October 22, 2015 – How Does Monetary Policy Actually Work

Bearish investors have long predicted that the Fed's bond buying would spur inflation and devalue the dollar. But since the 2008 financial crisis, neither prediction has come true. What gives? Join members of the New York Financial Writers' Association and the Modern Money Network for a joint discussion about the nuts and bolts of how the Fed's monetary policy does (and does not) impact inflation, the economy and the U.S. fiscal deficit.

October 8, 2015 – The McGraw Symposium — Accelerating Change at the WSJ, Yahoo Finance and Bloomberg

The McGraw Center for Business Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism will hold the second annual McGraw Symposium in conjunction with the SABEW's annual fall conference. Come hear Gerard Baker, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones and the Wall Street Journal, Andy Serwer, editor-in-chief of Yahoo Finance, and Josh Tyrangiel, chief content officer of Bloomberg LP, discuss the the challenges and opportunities they face in reshaping their organizations and their coverage amidst the continuing digital transformation of journalism.

2015 Scholarship Winner Jessica Lynn DiNapoli Hired by Reuters

Congratulations to 2015 NYFWA scholarship recipient winner Jessica Lynn DiNapoli on being hired by Reuters, where she will be covering restructuring from an M&A standpoint. DiNapoli is a recent graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. 

Cezary Podkul Wins SABEW Award -His Second Award This Year

Congratulations to Cezary Podkul on winning the Society of American Business Editors and Writers’ Larry Birger Young Business Journalist prize, which honors journalists under 30 years old. Podkul will receive his award and a $1,500 honorarium at SABEW’s New York Fall Conference on October 9th.

 “Larry Birger played an important role in the development of business journalism and it gives us great pleasure to recognize his legacy through this award to Podkul,” said Josh Merkin, vice president of rbb Communications.

October 5, 2015 – Follies Rehearsals Begin

Monday, October 5 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

Wednesday, October 7 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm- at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

 

Monday, October 12 NO REHEARSAL COLUMBUS DAY

Wednesday, October 14 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

 

Monday, October 19 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

Wednesday, October 21 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

 

Monday, October 26 -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ripley-Grier, 520 8th Ave.

September 14, 2015 – Financial Policy Council's Hosts "Increasing Marketshare and Profitability through the Crowd—Bringing Main Street to Wall Street"

The Financial Policy Council will host a private briefing with a panel of four crowdfunding experts who will discuss how Wall Street investment firms can strengthen market share and viability through crowdfunding. The speakers Georgia P. Quinn, D.J. Paul, Chris Tyrell, and Joy Schoffler each have unique backgrounds in various industries, but share a common, extensive understanding of the financial technology sector and the effect that crowdfunding will bring to the investment world. Ziad Abelnour, the founder and chairman of Financial Policy Council Inc., will moderate the panel.

September 8, 2015 – Parsing A Pending Move In Interest Rates

With the Fed’s decision less than four weeks away, could a rate hike be in the cards? Or, will China and emerging market worries spur a delay?

Join financial market pros and economists Robert Brusca, chief economist of consulting firm Fact and Opinion Economics, and Jim O'Sullivan, chief U.S. economist for High Frequency Economics, and Beth Ann Bovino, U.S. chief economist at Standard & Poor’s, as they discuss why economists are split on whether or not to move now, and what a rate hike would mean for Wall Street and Main Street.

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