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What Wall Street Can Learn From The Mongol Empire

was a long way from Wall Street. In order to learn about the history of money, I went to the middle of nowhere. Walking through a grassy plain, next to rolling hills, under a majestic blue sky. There was a yurt in the distance with goats scattered nearby. I was in Karakorum, Mongolia, the ancient capital city of the early Mongol empire. And it was here that some of the great Mongol emperors ruled not just with bows and arrows but paper.

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