Economics - 5

Million Dollar Traders

Million Dollar Traders

Eight ordinary people are given a million dollars, a fortnight of intensive training and two months to run their own hedge fund. Can they make a killing? The experiment reveals the inner workings of a City trading floor. The money is supplied by...

7.97

Debtocracy

Debtocracy

For the first time in Greece a documentary produced by the audience. Debtocracy seeks the causes of the debt crisis and proposes solutions, hidden by the government and the dominant media. Debtocracy is a 2011 documentary film by Katerina Kitidi and Aris Hatzistefanou....

7.96

An Inconvenient Death

An Inconvenient Death

A documentary wake up call to all families, regardless of political affiliation, to end America's spending and debt crisis. Let us not engage in the wrong argument, at the wrong time, between the wrong people, in the wrong country, while the real problems...

7.00

The Money Fix

The Money Fix

Money is just information, a way we measure what we trade, nothing of value in itself. And we can make it ourselves, to work as a complement to conventional money. It's just a matter of design. Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life. Most of us take the monetary...

6.34

Inside Job

Inside Job

As he did with the occupation of Iraq in No End in Sight, Charles Ferguson shines a light on the global financial crisis in Inside Job. Accompanied by narration from Matt Damon, Ferguson begins and ends in Iceland, a flourishing country that gave American-style banking a try - and paid the...

8.47

Crash: How Long Will It Last?

Crash: How Long Will It Last?

In the second half of this special two-part Dispatches, economist and author Will Hutton continues the definitive insider's account of how Britain's economy went from boom to bust. Hutton reveals how those who tried to warn of the impending financial disaster were shouted down, ignored or...

6.90

How the Banks Won

How the Banks Won

As the government prepares an emergency budget to help pay for the bank bailout, Will Hutton investigates the banks and what they've done with our money. He discovers that while ordinary taxpayers take the pain, for the banks it's largely business as usual. Hutton analyses the banks' accounts...

8.70