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The ascent of money a financial history of the world /

Explores the history of global finance and explains worldwide economic fundamentals and impacts. Full description

Other Authors: Pennink, Adrian., Ferguson, Niall.
Format: DVD
Language: English
Published: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Home Video, 2009
Edition: Anamorphic widescreen.
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Contents: Episode 1. From bullion to bubbles -- Introduction -- The beginnings of money -- The Medicis & money lending -- Bonds -- Stocks -- John Law's scheme -- Episode 2. Bonds of war -- Introduction -- John Law and the Mississippi bubble -- The Rothschilds -- The Battle of Waterloo -- The American Civil War -- Real estate -- Emerging markets -- Episode 3. Risky business -- Introduction -- The limits of modern insurance -- The origins of insurance -- The welfare state -- Milton Friedman -- Chile's economic collapse -- Hedging bets -- Derivatives -- Episode 4. Planet finance -- Introduction -- Property owning democracy -- The S & L scandal -- Global finance -- Sub-prime countries -- Micro-finance -- Chimerica -- Credits.
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