Financial History (Guides)

In this section, we’ll provide articles on financial history.

A basic understanding of the history of finance is important for anyone who wants to understand the financial system and how it affects the economy. It can also provide insights into how different financial instruments and strategies have evolved over time.

Guides on Financial History

History of ETFs (and Why Invest in Them)

Over the past few decades, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have taken the investing world by storm. These once-obscure pooled investment vehicles can...

History of Banking (from Babylon to Bitcoin)

It's hard to imagine what we would do without safe, secure places to store and manage our money — that is, what we would do without banks. But have...

History of Checks (from the Silk Road to the Digital Age)

Checks are such an integral part of modern life that it's hard to imagine what the world would be like without them. But what you may not know is that...

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