Grade Levels: College, Adult
Program Duration: 45 minutes - 1 hour
When we examine great nations and how they build their economies over time, there are several defining characteristics. First, they instill basic rules of law and property rights. Second, they implement a financial system with capital markets, public banks, exchanges and central banks. This course explains the genesis of US capital markets and follows their developments to the present day. In addition, it describes key events in our nation’s financial history and their influence on our evolution.