Financial History Issue 119 (Fall 2016) | Page 8

THE TICKER  MUSEUM NEWS Museum to Honor Lawrence Summers and Joe Ricketts at 2017 Gala The Museum will honor the achievements of financial leaders in both the public and private sectors with two important awards at its 2017 Gala on Wednesday, February 1. The Gala is the Museum’s main annual fundraiser, with proceeds helping to support all aspects of the Museum’s efforts to teach the relevance of finance to everyday life. The Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership will recognize the significant contributions of Lawrence H. Summers, Former US Treasury Secretary and President Emeritus of Harvard University. The Charles Schwab Financial Innovation Award recognizes individuals who have introduced new markets or new financial instruments to our financial system. Joe Ricketts, Founder and Former Chairman/CEO of TD Ameritrade, will be honored with this award for his technological innovations in online stock trading. The 2017 Gala will begin with cocktails at the Museum at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at Cipriani Wall Street at 7:45 p.m. Please contact Jeanne Baker Driscoll, Director of Development, at or (212) 908-4694 to reserve a table or seat, or to make a contribution.  Joe Ricketts Lawrence Summers MoAF CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION SUPPORT The Museum gratefully recognizes the support of the following corporate funders during the past year. Their generosity helps advance our commitment to preserving, exhibiting and teaching the power and value of American finance. • Abner Herrman & Brock, LLC • The Adirondack Trust Company • The American-Scottish Foundation • Bank of America Merrill Lynch • Barrett Asset Management • Bloomberg Philanthropies • Briar Foundation • Capco • Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP • CFA Institute • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. • Citigroup • CME Group • Consolidated Edison • Crystal & Company • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP • DeWitt Stern NOV 15 1971 • Friedman Family Foundation • Financial Women’s Association • The Gabelli Funds • Goldman Sachs • Healey Family Foundation • Herzog & Co., Inc. • The History Factory • Houlihan Lokey • ING Americas • Investopedia • itBit • JPMorgan Chase • Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts & Co., LP • Sherry and Alan Leventhal Family Foundation • Longhill Charitable Foundation, Inc. • Magnetar Capital • Moody’s • Muriel E. Siebert Foundation • New York Life • New York Stock Exchange • Perella Weinberg Partners • Peter G. Peterson Foundation • Point 72 Asset Management LP • Protiviti The money-market mutual fund is born as the prospectus for the Reserve Fund, created by Bruce Bent and Henry Brown, becomes effective. 6    FINANCIAL HISTORY  |  Fall 2016  | • Rossoff & Co. LLC • The Royce Funds • Saber Partners • The Sage Foundation • Saybrook Capital • Shenkman Capital Management • Shine Financial Services • SkyBridge Capital • Strategas Securities • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP • TEGNA • Third Point LLC • Tiffany & Co. • Tishman Speyer • US Bancorp • Vested • Voya Financial • Wells Fargo & Company • William Penn Foundation  For information about corporate or foundation support, please contact Jeanne Baker Driscoll, Director of Development at (212) 908-4694 or NOV 25 1835 Andrew Carnegie is born in Dunfermline, Scotland. In 1901, he becomes the world’s richest man by selling US Steel to J.P. Morgan for $400 million