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THE ASCENT OF MONEY

Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles

  • Aired: 07/05/2009
  • 56:08
  • Rating: TV-PG
Economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the current global financial crisis in the context of the financial history of the West, Topics in this episode include: the beginnings of moneylending, stocks, bonds and credit.
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Part 1: From Bullion to Bubbles
Niall Ferguson looks at the history of moneylending, bond markets and the stock market.
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