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The Ascent of Money

Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

Video duration: 56:08Video has closed captioning.

Economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the current global financial crisis in the context of the financial history of the West, Topics in this episode include: the beginnings of moneylending, stocks, bonds and credit.

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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

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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

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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

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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money and finance.

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The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

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