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Thasunda Brown Duckett, President and CEO of TIAA

ECNY: Luncheon & Webcast Event

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Series

We welcome Club Trustee, Thasunda Brown Duckett, President and CEO of TIAA. In this conversation, Thasunda will shed light on the importance of having access and utilizing valuable financial planning and services. Thasunda will discuss how financial inclusion and opportunity should be available to businesses and individuals of all backgrounds.

Author Roger Lowenstein

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

Financing of the Civil War

We are pleased to welcome Roger Lowenstein, Author, Ways and Means, Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War. In conversation with Club Trustee, N. Greg Mankiw, Roger will dive into the financial aspects around President Lincoln's administration and its efforts toward political reform.


BLOOMBERG: A 30-Year-Old Crypto Billionaire Wants to Give His Fortune Away
The Economic Club of New York has hosted kings, prime ministers, and presidents, as well as Amazon.com Inc.’s Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon. Central bankers’ comments at the 115-year-old organization have moved markets. Sam Bankman-Fried, a 30-year-old cryptocurrency billionaire, is probably the first person to play a computer game while giving a talk.
As the featured guest one morning in February, Bankman-Fried looks schlubby as usual, reclining on a gaming chair in blue shorts and a gray T-shirt advertising his cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, his mop of curly hair flattened by his headphones. He’s speaking by Zoom from his office in the Bahamas.



American Banker: Rising rates, remote work put commercial real estate on Fed official's radar
Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, has commercial real estate on her radar for financial risks as the central bank tightens monetary policy.

Speaking with economist Peter Blair Henry during a webinar hosted by the Economic Club of New York on Wednesday, George said the combination of higher interest rates — raising the cost of CRE financing — and the pandemic-era shift toward remote work could hurt property owners and their lenders.



CNBC Treasury yields fall as investors keep watch over bond spreads

In a speech to the Economic Club of New York, Kansas City Fed President Esther George said the curve didn’t necessarily signal a recession but could be a headwind for some banks.

“My concern about an inverted yield curve does not reflect its intensely debated value as a predictor of recession. Rather, my view is that an inverted curve has implications for financial stability with incentives for reach-for-yield behavior,” George said.


Esther George, President & CEO of The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

ECNY is pleased to welcome Esther George, President & CEO The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Having responsibility over the Tenth Federal Reserve District, which includes western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, Wyoming and northern New Mexico, and with over three decades of Federal Reserve experience, Esther George will join us for an informed discussion on the current state of the nation's economy and monetary policy going forward.


FOX BUSINESS:  Larry Summers warns inflation outlook is ‘pretty grim,' urges Fed to move faster on rate hikes

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers – who predicted this would all happen nearly one year ago – thinks the inflation problem will get worse before it starts to improve.

"I think the inflation outlook is pretty grim," Summers said Tuesday during a virtual discussion hosted by the Economic Club of New York. "And I think the Fed is a fair amount behind the curve."


Glenn Hubbard & Lawrence Summers

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome back two of America's leading economists, R. Glenn Hubbard and Lawrence H. Summers, who will speak on the direction of monetary policy and its implications.


Aljazeera: EU proposal seen as de facto Bitcoin ban fails in vote
“Bitcoin won that vote,” said Michael Saylor, chief executive of software company MicroStrategy, during a webinar hosted by the Economic Club of New York on Monday. “You need energy to create real property.”

Markus Ferber, a lawmaker and the EPP Group’s spokesman in the committee, said the failed proposal sent a “clear signal” that the EU wishes to support the crypto industry as it grows.



COINGAPE: Michael Saylor Explains Why Bitcoin Is Best Inflation Hedge

Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, explained the merits of Bitcoin amid the rising inflation to members of the Economic Club of New York on Monday. Saylor said the most prominent digital currency Bitcoin can be a hedge against inflation and a store of value, especially under the current conditions.



Michael Saylor

ECNY: Luncheon & Webcast Event

ECNY Crypto Series

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome Michael Saylor, Chairman of the Board and CEO of MicroStrategy Inc. In this conversation, Michael will discuss the rise in the popularity of bitcoin & cryptocurrency and how our economy and physical currencies can be impacted by the use of digital currency and digital property.

International Women in Business Event

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

International Women in Busienss Forum

The Economic Club of New York, along with the Consulates General of Canada and France, invite you to attend a half-day forum on the role businesses can play in accelerating equality in the workplace.

Women had made great progress before COVID-19 and this year we plan to explore the impacts and ways forward in a post-covid world. This program will highlight concrete efforts and achievable actions by business leaders to empower women to achieve their full economic potential and to foster inclusive economies.

Webcast: Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Dr. Nuzzo will share details on her role as lead Epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins Testing Insights Initiative and provide approaches for organizations on pandemic preparedness and response.


MARKETS INSIDER: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried says crypto would get a boost if the Fed turned less hawkish and that 'there's not nearly enough' investment in innovative NFT applications

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said Thursday that a more dovish central bank could boost token prices and highlighted potential in NFT investing as his crypto exchange also takes on a venture capital role.

In a wide-ranging Thursday interview with the Economic Club of New York, the 29-year-old crypto billionaire noted monetary supply and the Fed's signals on hiking rates to tame inflation have been moving markets lately, with "a tight coupling between crypto and stocks" also evident.


Founder and CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

ECNY Crypto Series

In our first meeting of our 2022 Crypto Series, Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and CEO of FTX, will discuss the dynamic cryptocurrency landscape. With the emergence of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Sam will weigh-in on their impact on the crypto market.

Dr. Stephen Kotkin, Professor at Princeton University

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

The Economic Club of New York is pleased to welcome Dr. Stephen Kotkin, Director of Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. Dr. Kotkin, a noted historian and expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union, will be joined by Chair Emerita of the Club, Marie-Josée Kravis, Vice-Chair, The Hudson Institute to discuss the unfolding situation in Ukraine and its implications.

Charles Phillips & Frank D'Souza

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programming

We are pleased to welcome back Club Trustee Charles Phillips, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, RECOGNIZE. In conversation with RECOGNIZE's, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Frank D'Souza, they will discuss their initiatives and current models to bring underrepresented individuals into the engineering and tech sectors.

Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

We are pleased to welcome back Glenn Hubbard, Dean Emeritus, and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics, Director, Chazen Institute for Global Business at Columbia Business School.

Glenn will discuss how economic policy can create barriers and facilitate change in our dynamic world, which is also the focus of his new book, The Wall and the Bridge: Fear and Opportunity in Disruption's Wake.

First event of 2022: Ray Dalio

ECNY: First event of 2022

Ray is the founder, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, which rose to become the largest hedge fund in the world. He will discuss his new book Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order which examines history's most turbulent economic and political periods.

In light of the Omicron surge in New York, this will now be a virtual-only event.