Week 12 - Video Study Guide

Week 12 - Video Study Guide - emerge in the United States?...

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Week 12 - Video Study Guide The Ascent of Money PBS, “The Ascent of Money” (streamed at PBS online) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/ascentofmoney/featured/watch-full-program-the- ascentof- money/24/ PBS Bill Moyers Journal , “Wall Street Woes,” (streamed at PBS online) http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/09192008/watch.html (recommended but not required ) 1. What is the definition of money? @1:14, The tangible expression of the relationship between lender and borrower, creditor and debtor. A relationship built on trust, and relies on the confidence the people to honor the value the note represents, promises of repayment. What is unique about money and credit in the United States? (“The Ascent of Money, Trust) @ 2. When and how did the idea of a “property owning democracy”
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Unformatted text preview: emerge in the United States? (The Ascent of Money, Safe as Houses) 3. What key innovation fueled the rise and fall of Enron? Did this practice disappear with Enrons demise? (The Ascent of Money, Blowing Bubbles) 4. What was the fatal flaw in the investment strategy of Long Term Capital Management?(LTCM) Is the financial crisis created by LTCM being replayed now on a much larger scale? (The Ascent of Money, Risky Business) 5. Explain the idea of Chimerica. How did China contribute to prolonging the financial bubble? (The Ascent of Money, Chimerica) Terms: The Medicis Securitization Redlining Options George Soros...
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2010 for the course INTB 3351 taught by Professor Priest during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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