Stream the video segments below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Taking Stock: Companies and the Markets That Make Them (grades 9-12).
Birth of the Stock Market
An overview of the origins of the company and the stock market in 17th century Holland.
A brief description of the volatility of stock markets.
Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
(Note: To download a video, right-click on the video title and click “Save Link As…” or “Save Target As…” On a Mac, press the CTRL key and simultaneously click the mouse, then save the link.)
Lesson plans for THE ASCENT OF MONEY were created by the LAB@Thirteen, Thirteen’s Community and Educational Outreach Department.