In the four-hour version of THE ASCENT OF MONEY, historian and author Niall Ferguson seeks to explain the financial history of the world, exploring how our complex system of global finance evolved over the centuries, how money has shaped the course of human affairs and how the mechanics of this economic system work to create seemingly unlimited wealthâ€”or catastrophic loss.Visit The Ascent of Money Website
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Niall Ferguson chronicles the spread of financial and real estate practices.
Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry and more.
Niall Ferguson chronicles the globalization of finance, and the recent economic collapse.
Niall Ferguson documents the roots of money and finance.
Niall Ferguson on John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme and more.
The roots of the insurance industry; natural disasters and risk management; hedge funds.
Niall Ferguson follows the rise of finance in Europe and its expansion into the Far East.
Niall Ferguson looks at the history of moneylending, bond markets and the stock market.