1969 – 2069: From Apollo to AI
It’s been 50 years since the moon landing and a lot has happened, so what’s in store for the next 50 years?
Jim Cullen: 50+ Years on Wall Street
As the U.S. got ready to send man to the moon, there was another kind of excitement in the air: euphoria on Wall Street. We hear what it was like to be an investor at the time from someone who lived it.
Craig Lazzara, S&P DJI, the Growth of Markets Since Apollo 11
If you put $1,000 in stocks when Apollo launched, what's it worth today? We find out that, as well as the shift from undiversified amateurs to professional investors.
Richard Buxton, Merian Global Investors | Moon Landing marked the beginning of bear market
<p>The 1960s had been kind to equity investors with a basket of growth stocks, the so-called Nifty-Fifty, seemingly unstoppable. But then inflation kicked in over the following decade and market leadership changed.
Jim Leaviss, M&G | Was the Apollo 11 mission worth it?
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Jim Leaviss, M&G Investments, looks at the state of the economy when Armstrong stepped on the moon and whether the mission was worth it economically.
Simon French, Panmure Gordon | How economies have changed since 1969
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Simon French, Panmure Gordon & Co, talks about how the world’s economy has changed since 1969, the role of the Public Sector, and what challenges the future may hold.