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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.

Personal Finance Expert Clements: Spend With Care to Achieve Happiness

By Sheila Mullan & David Graubard

There are those who think that managing money is all about beating the stock market and accumulating as much as possible. And then there are those who get it.

August 11, 2015 – An Evening With Jonathan Clements

Join the New York Financial Writers’ Association for an evening with Jonathan Clements, author of the award-winning “Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2015” –a plain English guide to everything from investing to estate planning.

NYFWA Members Learn Some of the Ins and Outs of Writing Good Anecdotes

Former writer Barry Newman, author of “News to Me,” addressed members of the NYFWA on June 2, where he discussed some of the lessons he has learned during his years as a writer and gave members are few tips on gleaning the material needed in order to write compelling anecdotes.

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