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The Ascent of Money

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Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

Niall Ferguson chronicles the spread of financial and real estate practices.

57:44

The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

57:44

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry and more.

56:14

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

56:14

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money Part 4: Planet Finance

The Ascent of Money

Part 4: Planet Finance

Niall Ferguson chronicles the globalization of finance, and the recent economic collapse.

55:49

Part 4: Planet Finance

55:49

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money and finance.

56:27

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

56:27

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

Niall Ferguson on John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme and more.

55:41

The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

55:41

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money Part 3: Risky Business

The Ascent of Money

Part 3: Risky Business

The roots of the insurance industry; natural disasters and risk management; hedge funds.

56:04

Part 3: Risky Business

56:04

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The Ascent of Money

Part 2: Bonds of War

Niall Ferguson follows the rise of finance in Europe and its expansion into the Far East.

55:36

Part 2: Bonds of War

55:36

Video thumbnail: The Ascent of Money Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

The Ascent of Money

Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

Niall Ferguson looks at the history of moneylending, bond markets and the stock market.

56:08

Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

56:08

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