The Ascent of Money

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A series that chronicles how the modern financial system came to be, including the evolution of money, the relationship between money and war, the role that risk plays in creating wealth and the interconnected nature of the global economy.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

Planet Finance

Season 1, Episode 4

July 29, 2009

Risky Business

Season 1, Episode 3

July 22, 2009

Bonds of War

Season 1, Episode 2

July 15, 2009

From Bullion to Bubbles

Season 1, Episode 1

July 8, 2009

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  • Premiered: July 8, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A series that chronicles how the modern financial system came to be, including the evolution of money, the relationship between money and war, the role that risk plays in creating wealth and the interconnected nature of the global economy. (more)

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