The Midas Formula
BBC2 9:30pm Thursday 2nd December 1999
This is the extraordinary story of a beautiful mathematicalformula that changed the world, the financial markets, and indeedcapitalism itself. It could do the unthinkable - it took the risk outof playing the money-markets. To its inventors it brought the NobelPrize for economics. To those who used it, it brought great wealth. Butthis glittering tale would end in tragedy.