England: South Sea Bubble – Buying Out Britain – Extra History – #3

Alright! Last time we left off John Blunt had just found a new way for the South Sea company to make money. And since the company still wasn’t making a single cent in the South Sea, it was time for him to roll the dice on perhaps one of the most ambitious financial schemes in […]

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Why So Many Airlines are Going Bankrupt

This video was made possible by Shopify—the platform behind Wendover and hundreds of thousands of others’ online stores. The last five years have the most the consistently profitable and financially successful years ever for the world’s commercial airlines. Including the 2019 forecast, they’ve earned more than $160 billion in combined profit over this period. With […]

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