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THE ASCENT OF MONEY wins International Emmy®

ritish broadcaster Channel 4 picked up an International Emmy® Award for best documentary for historian Niall Ferguson's series THE ASCENT OF MONEY. The series charts the financial history of the world, demonstrating the effect that finance had on some of the most momentous historic events.

Nov 25th, 2009 | 6 comments

Live Q&A with Niall Ferguson, host of THE ASCENT OF MONEY

If you missed the live Q&A with Niall Ferguson, the host of the Emmy® Award-winning series "The Ascent of Money", watch it now.

Nov 16th, 2009 | 18 comments

The Ascent of Money Episode 4: Planet Finance

In the final episode of four-part THE ASCENT OF MONEY series, 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.

Jul 27th, 2009 | 70 comments

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

In "Risky Business," part three of the four-part THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry, natural disasters and risk management, and the history of hedge funds.

Jul 17th, 2009 | 99 comments

The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

In the second episode of the four-hour series THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson explores John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme; bond markets that supported warfare in Europe.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 39 comments

The Ascent of Money Episode 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

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

Jul 8th, 2009 | 90 comments

Watch the two-hour THE ASCENT OF MONEY

Watch the two-hour program THE ASCENT OF MONEY online now.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 511 comments

Buy the DVD: THE ASCENT OF MONEY

Order your copy of the four-hour documentary event THE ASCENT OF MONEY.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 20 comments

About the Film

In THE ASCENT OF MONEY, author, economist and historian Niall Ferguson traces the evolution of money and demonstrates that financial history is the essential back-story behind all history.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 120 comments

Correction: The Ascent of Money Episode 4: ‘Planet Finance’




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