How did the economy get started?
Meet Ugg, Glugg and Tugg, three enterprising cave men who accidentally invented trade, marketing and the base elements of the modern market economy.
Chapter 1: What is the economy?
The U.S. economy is the sum of its transactions. All of these transactions have their roots in the principle of “the marketplace.” From the first systems of barter to consumer spending on credit now driving the growth of our economy, our system has certainly evolved. Directors Morgan Spurlock, Jon M. Chu, Chris Henchy, Ramin Bahrani and Adrian Grenier demystify the market —with humor and unexpected charm.