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The Rambunctious Crowd Made it Hard to Hear the Follies Lyrics? Check Them Out Here

Cheap Bills
To the tune of Sia’s Cheap Thrills


Come on, come on, turn the printing press on
It’s FOMC and I won’t be long
Gotta make some cash, put inflation on
It’s FOMC and I won't be long

Til’ I hit the fun-ding 
Hit the bank floor 
I got all I need
No I ain’t got cash
I ain’t got cash
But I got you Q/E

Baby I don't need dollar bills to get funds tonight
(I love cheap bills)
Baby I don't need dollar bills to get funds tonight
(I love cheap bills)

Apply by Dec. 15th for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Grant

Do you – or a reporter you know -- have a great idea for an investigative or enterprise story on a business or financial 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. economy and business.

Cezary Podkul Moving to Wall Street Journal

NYFWA member Cezary Podkul is moving over to the Wall Street Journal in July, where he will be part of the paper’s enterprise team lead by David Enrich. Cezary is currently a reporter at ProPublilca.

The 41st Elliott V. Bell Award Ceremony

If you missed this year's Elliott Bell event, which honors journalists who have made a significant contribution to the field of financial journalism, check out the video and photos from this year's event below:


The Passage of Longtime NYFWA Member David Kogut

Longtime NYFWA member David H. Kogut passed away on April 18th following a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. 

No obituary has been published and no additional details are available.

Jeannette Scollard's Artwork Featured in Showcase

Congratulations to longtime NYFWA member Jeannette Scollard  whose painteings were selected in this year's LA to Tijuana Biennial at the San Diego Art Institute, which showcases notable local artists. Examples of Scollard's artwork can be found on her website: www.  

Remembering Longtime NYFWA member David Steinberg

Longtime NYFWA member David Steinberg passed away on March 8, 2017 due to complications from surgery at the age of 85. 

Below is Mr. Steinberg's obituary.


David Steinberg, a prize-winning business writer for the New York Herald Tribune

retired chief executive of PR Newswire and chairman of Canada Newswire died on

March 8, 2017, due to complications from surgery. He was 85.


Mr. Steinberg devoted his life to writing and reporting news stories and was instrumental

Daniel Bases Assumes New Role at Reuters

Congratulation to longtime NYFWA member and former president Daniel Bases on being named Reuters' new U.S. Public Finance Editor. Bases, who has spent the past year as Thomson Reuters' deputy and acting U.S. Public Finanance Editor, has been with the organization for more than 18 years. During that time he has held a wide variety of positions in both the U.S. and in London, with a focus mainly on foreign policy and emerging markets.  

NYFWA Members are Eligible for a Discount for The Economist's Finance Disrupted Conference on Oct. 13th

The wave of fintech disruption sweeping through the financial services industry is approaching a critical phase. Finance Disrupted will explore what the digital revolution means for finance and the broader economy. 

The NYFWA Mourns the Loss of Our Beloved Member George Auerbach

Longtime and beloved NYFWA member George Auerbach passed away on July 31, 2016. As one of the NYFWA’s most active members for several decades –having participated in the Financial Follies for 55 consecutive shows before hanging up his hat (or tights) and having served on the board for several decades, George’s absence will be felt within our organization. In honor of his devotion to the NYFWA and the mark he left on our organization a scholarship has been established in his name.