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Adventures in Finance 22 - Murderer, Gambler, Aristocrat & Pauper. John Law, The Godfather of Central Banking (Financial History - Part 2)
1 hour 2 minutes Posted Jun 29, 2017 at 5:39 pm.
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Meet an 18th-century murderer, banker, convict, laughing stock, and the godfather of central banking, John Law. Accompanied by Dr. Ben Hunt, the Chief Investment Strategist at Salient Partners and author of the Epsilon Theory website, we explore how Law wrote the modern central banking playbook which resulted in a bubble which has reverberated through the actions of future central bankers since. In ‘Things I Got Wrong’, Michael Schneider, former CIO and co-founder of Brookline Partners and independent PM, discusses what he got wrong assessing the bond market in 2009.

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