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The Ascent of Money

The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

Video duration: 57:44

In the final episode, Niall Ferguson chronicles the spread of good and bad financial practices across the globe, the meteoric rise of the American real estate market, and the consequences of the subprime mortgage fiasco.

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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.

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The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

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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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Part 4: Planet Finance

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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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The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

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

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The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

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