March 18 2010|05.24 AM UTC

Stan Reybern

A History of Financial Instruments

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Throughout history, people have relied on various financial instruments to prosper. The concept of buying on credit goes back as far as 4000 BC and many fortunes have been made and lost through market speculation since the 17th century. From rice futures in the 17th century to Enron scam, we lay out the most monumental financial instruments in the history of time.

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A History of Financial Instruments

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