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Are Financial Markets Going Crazy?


Catalogue Number:  A269-002
Producer:  Illégitime Défense
Producers:  Illégitime Défense
Subject:  Business Studies, Consumer Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Documentary, Economics, Family Studies/Home Economics, Global Studies, Politics, Social Sciences
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  France
Copyright Year:  2012
Running Time:  50:50


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In 1995, Nick Leeson almost provokes Baring’s bankruptcy. In 2001, Enron stands accused of a range of shady dealings. In 2002, Worldcom, America's second largest long distance phone company collapses after an accounting scandal to the tune of 7 billion dollars.

Are Financial Markets Going Crazy?, a documentary, shot in Europe and North America follows traders and brokers in their daily dealings in order to analyze the financial markets, their terms and the impact of globalization. The documentary features special guest, Jordan Belfort whose book, the Wolf of Wall Street, was adapted for cinema by Scorsese.

Also available in French: Bourse, ton univers impitoyable


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