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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles


In the first episode of the four-hour series, economist and historian Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money and finance in the conquest of the Americas, from the Incan empire to the Louisiana territory.

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The Ascent of Money

Part 4: Planet Finance

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


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