Crypto – The Current State of Affairs
Featuring Murray Stahl, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Co-Founder
June 26, 2019 | Minneapolis, MN | 11:30 am
Eighteen months after bitcoin (as a proxy for crypto broadly) peaked near $20,000, what is the state of the crypto world? Hear Murray Stahl provide his perspective on what is going well, what is not going well, and what is in store for cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain use case. Agenda
11:30 am - check-in & networking
12:00 pm - lunch, speaker presentation & Q&A
01:00 pm - event concludesAbout the speaker
Murray is Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Horizon Kinetics and is a co-founder of the Firm. He has over thirty years of investing experience and is responsible for overseeing the Firm’s proprietary research. Murray serves as the Firm’s Chief Investment Officer, and chairs the Firm’s Investment Committee, which is responsible for portfolio management decisions across the entire Firm. He is also the Co-Portfolio Manager for a number of registered investment companies, private funds, and institutional separate accounts. Additionally, Murray is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FRMO Corp. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange and is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, Winland Electronics, Inc., and IL&FS Securities Services Limited. Prior to co-founding the Firm, Murray spent 16 years at Bankers Trust Company (1978-1994) as a senior portfolio manager and research analyst. As a senior fund manager, he was responsible for investing the Utility Mutual Fund, along with three of the bank’s Common Trust Funds: The Special Opportunity Fund, The Utility Fund, and The Tangible Assets Fund. He was also a member of the Equity Strategy Group and the Investment Strategy Group, which established asset allocation guidelines for the Private Bank. Murray received a Bachelor of Arts in 1976, a Masters of Arts in 1980 from Brooklyn College, and an MBA from Pace University in 1985.