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The House of Rothschild
The House of Rothschild

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The Rothschild Family - Puppet Masters - World's Only Trillionaires"Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes the laws." "We shall have World Government, whether or not we like it. The only question is whether World Government will be achieved by conquest or consent." ~ Rothschild

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Four Horsemen
Four Horsemen

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Four Horsemen is a bare-bones documentary about how we can restart the world’s economy. 23 international thinkers, government advisors and Wall Street money-men break their silence and explain their ideas on how to establish a moral and just society. This film takes a new look at the current economic climate without bashing bankers or taking sides. It just tells it like it is.

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The Midas Formula: Trillion Dollar Bet
The Midas Formula: Trillion Dollar Bet

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The account behind maybe the best recipe ever created in finance: the Black-Scholes-Merton alternatives pricing model. Two of its creators were granted the Nobel Prize in Economic science in 1997. A yr. later their hedge fund Long Term capital Management (LTCM) had fallen in with stupefying losses of $ $ 100 billion dollars a result of substantial leveraging of a typical scheme.The Black-Scholes Recipe was deduced by noting that an investor can just double the payoff suitable call option by purchasing the underlying stock certificate and funding piece of the stock certificate purchase by borrowing. Only five variables were needed: the cost of the stock certificate; the usage toll of each pick; the riskless interest rate; and how much time to due date of a typical option. The only unobservable is the unpredictability of a typical underlying stock certificate cost.The problem with a theoretical account (which presumes the drive to use riskless arbitrage and active hedge in uninterrupted clip) is that it doesn’t consider how an alteration in marketplace dynamics (noticeably fluidity risk of exposure and default option) can impact overall marketplace opinion.This means the tolls of properties and assets can in some abrupt instances vary from what the rule says should keep. LTCM was brave and took a contrarian perspective. It took over still further from the face of a typical comprehended profitable effect. Instead the opposite materialized (things just kept getting worse day in day out).

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Inside Job Documentary
Inside Job Documentary

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Inside Job explores the financial crash of 2008 and how it was essentially and inside job from irresponsible individuals working in the finance sector, and bankers gambling with money that wasn't theirs.

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Bitcoin Explained
Bitcoin Explained

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A short video that really explains well the idea of ‘Bitcoin’, a decentralized digital currency. This documentary talks about the concepts of a digital currency, how bitcoins are ‘mined’ and the future of digital currency.Directed, Designed and Animated by Duncan Elms – duncanelms.comWritten and Voiced by Marc Fennell – marcfennell.com

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Richest People of The Middle East
Richest People of The Middle East

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"In this special program broadcast by Discovery Channel, viewers gain an exclusive glimpse at the extraordinary life of four men who have made millions of people making their mark across the Middle East.Meet Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Hamad Al Nahyan, who is one of the collections of the world’s most exclusive cars. Has spent more than € 20 million to build a great collection of all imaginable vehicle and then proceeded to build a pyramid in the desert of garage at 200 of them. But his passion for engines does not stop there and he has designed and built everything from a full sized Noah’s Ark of a fleet of amphibious vehicles.Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Dubai Al Maktoum wants to change the face of motor sport forever. As a senior member of the ruling family of Dubai has used its influence and money to establish the new A1 Grand Prix as a rival to the F1 circuit. It has injected a substantial amount of his own money in the estimate of € 320 million initial costs, not to mention the cash prize of 55 million euros for the first three seasons."

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Seven Ages of Britain
Seven Ages of Britain

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Seven Ages of Britain is a BBC television documentary series written and presented by David Dimbleby.The series covers the history of the largest art and artifacts Britain over the last 2000 years. Each episode features a different period of British history.Age of Conquest. The first part of the chronicle begins with the Roman invasion and ends with the Norman Conquest. David travels throughout Great Britain in search of the greatest works of art of the era: the mosaics of the Villa Romana de Bignor, the treasure of Sutton Hoo burial, the Anglo-Saxon poetry and Alfred Joya Grande.Age Worship. The history of British art in the Middle Ages, ranging from the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170 death of Richard II in 1400. It was an era defined by the cult – whether loved worship of God, the king, or one.Age energy. This episode sees the Tudor, ranging from Henry VIII’s accession in 1509 for the premiere of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII exactly 100 years later.Age of Revolution. In the 17th century, when the people of Britain learned to question everything. The result was the Civil War, in which everyone, including artists, had to take sides. Out of it came a monarchy reinvented, a scientific revolution and, ultimately, the great Cathedral of St. Paul.Age of money. In the 18th century, the triumph of trade led to the emergence of class “middle” of a new, a group of people who longed for the pleasure and novelty, and has developed its own tastes in art. The result was a golden age of painting, Hogarth, Reynolds and Gainsborough reinvent the British style.Age of Empire. The history of the British Empire from 1750 to 1900, revealed through his art and treasures. David Dimbleby travels across Britain, the United States and India, following the decline of the adventure and inspiration to moral bankruptcy as the Empire became a self-serving bureaucratic machine.Age of ambition. In the last episode, David Dimbleby examines how the 20th century saw the British upturning regular old power structures and hierarchies of class. The catalyst was the First World War, which engulfed the whole nation and traditional values called into question.

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Money As Debt
Money As Debt

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Money As Debt is a fast-paced & highly entertaining animated feature by artist & videographer, Paul Grignon. It explains today’s magically perverse DEBT-MONEY SYSTEM in terms that are easy to understand. This is a must see for anyone interested in the economy and how it works.

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The American Dream
The American Dream

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The American Dream is a film of 30 minutes of animation that shows how you have been scammed by the most basic elements of governance.From the author: All Americans are fighting for the American dream, and this film shows why the dream is getting further and further away. Do you know how their money is created? Or how the bank? Why housing prices soar and then step? Do you really know what the Federal Reserve System is and how it affects you every day?The American Dream is a fun, but hard to hit how the problems we have today are nothing new, and why leaders throughout our history have warned us and fought against the current rate of financial system we have in America today.You will be challenged to investigate some institutions entrenched and powerful in this nation, and hopefully to help our country back on track.

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97% Owned
97% Owned

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97% Owned looks at the economic and financial systems from a UK-perspective and explains the inner-workings of the banks and how money is made.Questions like ‘how is money made?’ and ‘who decides that more needs to be created?’ are some of the questions that the filmmakers tries to answer. In this film, we learn how the public is basically held hostage by the global financial institutions with threats of economic collapse, and how banks can fail.This documentary also explores alternative currencies, peer-to-peer finances and small scale banking, as ways to bypass the large, global banking systems.

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The Fabulous Life of Wallstreet Brokers
The Fabulous Life of Wallstreet Brokers

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Have you ever thought about how long Wallstreet brokers, while speculating with your money and burn in the financial crisis?In this documentary you see the houses of the millionaires and billionaires who earned their money on Wallstreet.But not only has huge apartments and residences, which have their private jets, luxury yachts and so on.Do not even think small investors who made billions of dollars and enjoy their lives.And – what are you doing now?

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The Ka-Ching Dynasty!
The Ka-Ching Dynasty!

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"The economic transformation of China has been electrifying. But with Europe teetering and the US plodding, can the biggest tiger of all keep on roaring? China’s super-rich certainly think they can.Outside a private Beijing nightclub Porsches, Maseratis and Ferraris compete for space. Inside the club is packed with the children of China’s super-rich enjoying a ‘palace’ themed party. China now has almost a million millionaires, six hundred billionaires, and the numbers keep growing at a staggering rate. As a reporter for the Hurun Report rich-list points out, they are a force to be reckoned with: “certainly we need to be aware of and understand this group.” Even more striking is the bravado of China’s super-rich, who feel that they can keep going from strength to strength. “I met an entrepreneur last week who said that if all goes to plan, in ten years time his business will be ten times the size it is now”. The focus is certainly on quick growth. Current projections say that in ten years time half the world’s billionaires will come from China. While there are warnings signs that the economic woes of Europe and the US will hit China, China’s super-rich don’t seem concerned. For some the hope is that the Chinese market will pick up the slack. For others, who have only known the good times, anything else is unthinkable: “if I have any spare money I buy sports cars.”"

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Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety
Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety

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Money Talks exposes the unethical behavior of many pharmaceutical corporations that put the bottom line before the patient. Have you seen the Prozac, Xanax or Zoloft pens or clocks in your doctors office? If you have then your doctors have most likely been approached by sales representatives from big pharma. This documentary shows the questionable ethics and corruption from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Give Us The Money
Give Us The Money

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From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have their concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty?Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to politicians’ weaknesses for glitz and popularity.

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The iPod Revolution
The iPod Revolution

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‘The iPod Revolution’ gives a succinct yet all encompassing snapshot of how Apple was infused with a new life in the hands of the legendary Steve Jobs and took the world by storm by redefining the music industry and taking over the mp3 market creating an entry barrier for the rest of the players.Steve Job’s foresight made the digital music revolution bigger than anyone could envisage. Apple currently has the largest online music store apart from being the market leader of digital players; to date Apple holds over an 85% market share for electronic music and has sold over half a billion tracks.The foundation and strength of this company is Innovation and beating the expectations of what the common man could only dream of! It seems ironical now that the idea of iPods was initially rejected by most of the companies given that they considered it to be just an overpriced CD player!The reason for Apple’s success can be attributed to its streamline packaging integrating both the player and music together. It is not just the product but also the marketing strategy that Apple followed that ensured that Apple retains its market leadership and keeps a very high entry-barrier for all other players in the market.

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Umbrella
Umbrella

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Zhongshan, Guangdong province: Many young farm workers are busy on orders next year. They work day and night, repeating monotonous tasks like machines, they have to finish their tasks to the highest speed, as the maximum production per unit of time means that they will make as much money as possible, but in fact, is even thinner. While the numbers of many umbrellas in various colors and styles that have no idea how much you make an umbrella for others.Yiwu, Zhejiang province, with an advantageous geographical location the city a chance to become the world’s factory connect foreland and the world market. The local farmers’ land were expropriated for economic improvement. A few lucky people in the area were offset by considerable loss of land. Some of them are dedicated to wholesale umbrellas in the huge new building, called the largest market of small commodity. Now are the new rich and their lifestyle has changed almost completely, seems to be no longer any term relationship between farmers and their current status.

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Argentina’s Economic Collapse
Argentina’s Economic Collapse

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Documentary documenting the collapse of Argentina’s economy. How it affected which groups of people the most and how it was “fixed”. Did the neo-liberal ideas implemented save of cause the economic collapse of Argentina. Draw your own parallels to the 2008-2009 economic collapse.

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The Crash of 1929
The Crash of 1929

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"‘The Crash of 1929’ recounts the chain of events and life during the 1920s that led to the economic boom of that fabulous decade.By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (which would become Citibank), had popularized the idea of selling stock and high yield bonds directly to smaller investors. Mitchell and a very small group of bankers, brokers, and speculators manipulated the stock market, grew wealthy, and their successes made them folk heroes of the day; this film shows the viewers that era through the descriptions and experiences of their descendants.The daughter-in-law of Jesse Livermore, a Wall Street insider, describes how Jesse drove around town in one of six yellow Rolls Royces, had two yachts, private railway car and five homes, including an apartment on Fifth Avenue he bought to have a place where he could change clothes for the theater!While the market was rising, there were very few critics and it was predicted that America would soon enter a time when there would be no more poverty, no more depressions — a “New Era” when everyone could be rich; but what happened was that it only made the rich, richer!"

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Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box
Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box

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Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box is a thriller based on actual events that takes you to the heart of our automated world. Based on interviews with those directly involved and data visualizations up to the millisecond, it reconstructs the flash crash of May 6th 2010: the fastest and deepest U.S. stock market plunge ever.Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box is developed by filmmaker Marije Meerman in close collaboration with design studio Catalogtree. This explorative documentary is a marriage of strong storytelling and meticulous visual analysis. A rare opportunity to experience what is happening inside the black boxes of our rapidly evolving financial markets.

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Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going (Lectures)
Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going (Lectures)

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Mr. Joseph had been lecturing about the unsustainability of the economy based on money – on the consumer cyclical, planned obsolescence, corporate malfeasance and the piles of toxic waste.It’s time to wake up, sang, speaking solemnly through a wireless clip-on microphone. The doomsday scenario, the large contraction, which could be happening now. The system of monetary exchange is – in the face of advancing technology – completely obsolete.Z-Day events taking place from New England to New Zealand, but this was the big one: the carp going on with the marquee names.There in the crowd, was Jacque Fresco, an industrial designer and engineering guru of what people call without irony of the movement. Mr. Fresco, a dwarf of 93 years old, sat with his partner, Roxanne Meadows, smiling self-effacingly.Although they were never actually shown – like most of those present had seen several times – Mr. Two films from Peter Joseph, Zeitgeist, the Movie and Zeitgeist: Addendum, were the backdrop of the night online documentaries have been, say, 50 million people around the world.

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Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price
Walmart: The High Cost of Low Price

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Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price is a 2005 narrative film by executive Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films. The film introduces a negative picture of Wal-Mart's business hones through meetings with previous workers, little entrepreneurs, and footage of Wal-Mart officials. Greenwald also utilizes measurements mixed between meeting footage, to give a target examination of the impacts Wal-Mart has on people and groups. The film highlights archival footage of Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott applauding the enterprise at a vast worker tradition, intercut with meetings intended to undercut Scott's announcements. The narrative contends that Wal-Mart comes up short on its specialists, paying them a normal of $17,000 every year (in 2005 dollars). As indicated by the meetings, these wages are too low for representatives to manage the cost of Wal-Mart's wellbeing protection, so administration guides specialists to request government projects, for example, Medicaid. Greenwald additionally asserts that Wal-Mart contracts undocumented specialists for their cleanup groups, paying them well beneath the lowest pay permitted by law. Different reactions of the retail uber chain incorporate Wal-Mart's hostile to union practices, its negative impact on mother and pop stores and little groups, deficient ecological insurance arrangements, and its poor record on laborer's rights in the United States and universally.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more industry related videos, click here.