About the film
capitalism global economy banking money debt economics financial crisis stock market corporation federal reserve
The Ascent of Money
Release Date: January 01, 2009
British historian and author Niall Ferguson explains how big money works today as well as the causes of and solutions to economic catastrophes in this extended version The Ascent of Money documentary. Through interviews with top experts, such as former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and American currency speculator George Soros, the intricate world of finance, including global commerce, banking and lending, is examined thoroughly.