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Recent Events

Below is a list of recent Speaker Series events. Note: you must be a member in good standing and logged into the site in order to download archived presentation materials.

Event Date 2016-11-15
Event Date 2016-11-03

In conjunction with Fordham University's Wall Street Council, FIASI hosted Robert Rubin.

Event Date 2016-10-17
Event Date 2016-09-28



Event Date 2016-06-29

Extreme volatility in the global markets. The FOMC raising US policy rates even as peers push their rates sub-zero. Corporate cash holdings at near record levels. Large banks shedding deposits. All of these, plus regulatory reforms forcing unprecedented change on the $2.4 trillion money market fund complex by October.

Who said the money markets were boring?

Presented by: Alex Roever, CFA of JP Morgan


Event Date 2016-05-12

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U.S. Money Markets Update and Outlook (pdf)

U.S. Money Markets Update and Outlook (pptx)

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Event Date 2016-03-03
  • Brian Oak, Managing Director, Corporate Finance, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Mariarosa Verde, Vice President-Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Steve Wood, Managing Director, Corporate Finance, Moody’s Investors Service


Event Date 2016-02-04

Event Date 2015-10-29

Hosted by Bloomberg Intelligence

Event Date 2015-10-22

Professor Edward I. Altman

Event Date 2015-09-29

Mr. Krishna Memani, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Fixed Income, OppenheimerFunds

Event Date 2015-09-14

Stefano Pasquali of Bloomberg

Event Date 2015-05-26

William Morokoff from Standard & Poor's

Event Date 2015-05-12

Richie Prager, MD, Head of Trading & Liquidity Strategies

Kashif Riaz, MD, Trading & Liquidity Strategies

Event Date 2015-02-12

View the BlackRock Whitepaper.

James Grant
Editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer

Event Date 2015-01-11
Event Date 2014-11-30

  • Harry Mateer, Barclays Credit Research, U.S. Investment Grade Energy, Pipelines, and Metals & Mining
  • Ryan Preclaw, CFA, Barclays Director Credit Strategy, 
  • Y. C. Koh, Barclays, Vice President and and Senior Fixed Income Research Analyst covering US High Grade Electric Utilities Sector
Event Date 2014-01-10

Eric Green, Global Head Rates, FX and Commodities Research TD Securities

Event Date 2014-09-17

Event Date 2014-06-10

Eric is Managing Director and Group Credit Officer for the U.S. Public Finance Group of Fitch Ratings. Mr. Friedland oversees the group's rating criteria and credit policy.

Mr. Friedland joined Fitch earlier this year with over 20 years experience working in the municipal bond market. Most recently, Mr. Friedland was the Director of Municipal Research at Belle Haven Investments where he worked in close collaboration with portfolio managers to provide thorough credit opinions and actionable trading recommendations to the market. In addition, he spent 15 years at Financial Security Assurance, a monoline bond insurer, in both the New York and San Francisco offices. Eric has experience with a diverse range of sectors, including water, sewer, electric, airport, toll road, project finance, tax-backed, redevelopment, Mello-Roos, higher education and health care and lease-backed financings.

For over two years prior to joining FSA, Eric was a senior analyst at Moody's Investors Service where he was responsible for municipal ratings in the Far West region. Before that he spent two years at Salomon Brothers, Inc. as a financial analyst in the municipal bond trading department. Eric began his career in the financial services industry as an auditor at Ernst and Whinney in New York.

Mr. Friedland is a former Chairman of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and will serve as Chair of the national conference to be held in May 2010. He currently serves on the Board of Municipal Analysts Group of New York and will be Program Chair for the 2009-2010 term. Mr. Friedland holds an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, an MS from Northeastern University's Graduate School of Accounting and a BA from SUNY Albany. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

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Moody's Credit Outlook

Moody's Credit Outlook report is available here. Published Monday and Thursday mornings, Moody's Credit Outlook provides you with the credit implications of current events.