Latest The Ascent of Money Stories

2011-06-27 10:05:00

Season eight features "Great Investors" Steven Romick and Robert Kessler, "Financial Thought Leaders" Niall Ferguson and John Brynjolfsson, and other investment luminaries NEW YORK, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weekly financial series Consuelo Mack WealthTrack launches its eighth season on public television beginning Friday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. (check local listings) with "Great Investor" Steven Romick, finalist for Morningstar's Domestic Fund Manager of the Decade award. Since...

2008-12-04 07:56:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One week before a new President who campaigned on a promise to fix the economy takes office, public media provider WNET.ORG is putting the meaning of money into context - where it came from, where it goes, and why it has always been (and always will be) the fulcrum of civilization. The Ascent of Money, a two-hour documentary based on the newly-released book The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Penguin Group USA), will premiere on...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'