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The Ascent of Money
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The Ascent of Money

Historian Niall Ferguson explores the history and evolution of finance and money through the centuries, explaining its mechanics and how it has shaped our world today. In The Ascent of Money, Ferguson travels the globe from Wall Street to Europe to South America and examines the mechanisms used by the world’s top financiers to generate […]
I.O.U.S.A.
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I.O.U.S.A.

An analysis of the deteriorating health of the US economy, the high levels of national debt, and the great risk of banking collapse while most Americans were still unaware of the impending financial crisis. Directed by Patrick Creadon, I.O.U.S.A. follows former US Comptroller-General David Walker and Concord Coalition director Robert Bixby as they describe the […]
The One Percent
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The One Percent

The One Percent, directed by Johnson & Johnson heir Jamie Johnson, takes a look at the growing wealth gap between the rich elite and regular Americans. The film’s title refers to the top one percent of wealthy Americans who control 42% of the financial wealth. Johnson argues that this concentration of wealth in the hands […]
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room tells the inside story of the spectacular rise and fall of one of the most scandal-ridden corporations in American history. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, this film takes a look at the collapse of the once seventh-largest company in the United States, where executives […]
The Corporation
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The Corporation

In recent years, corporations have come to dominate the global economy. Their influence even stretches to international policy decisions. But how did they become what they are today? The Corporation follows the evolution of corporations from their inception in American in the late 1700s all the way to their present-day ‘personhood’ granted by the Supreme […]
The New Rulers Of The World
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The New Rulers Of The World

Filmmaker John Pilger investigates the effects of globalisation and demonstrates that the gap between rich and poor is now wider than ever before. The film focuses on the new rulers of the world: large multinational corporations, governments and supranational institutions such as the IMF, World Bank and World Trade Organisation, under which millions of people across the […]
Trillion Dollar Bet
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Trillion Dollar Bet

The story of one of finance’s greatest formulas, the Black-Scholes option pricing model, which won two of its developers the prestigious Nobel Prize. It explores how the hedge fund which they founded, Long Term Capital Management, which promised to generate large returns with low risk through mathematical models spectacularly blew up and had to be […]