The Ascent of Money

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The Ascent of Money

capitalism global economy banking money debt economics financial crisis stock market corporation federal reserve

The Ascent of Money

Release Date: January 01, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   History, Documentary
Production Companies    :   BBC
Director    :   Adrian Pennick
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RunTime    :   120 mins.

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.

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