Morgan Spurlock, the hungry genius who showed us what fast food does to the digestive tract serves up the U.S. economy on a plate.

In a short film series with Morgan Spurlock, this 6-minute explanation of an economy and the market cycle is an interesting way. Getting down to the basics, Morgan embarks on explaining how markets came to be via initial specializations and trade, to the dangers of unfair advantages and corruption.

How did the economy get started? Meet Ugg, Glugg and Tugg, three enterprising cavemen who accidentally invented trade, marketing and the base elements of the modern market economy.

Watch Cave-o-nomics, the first episode below.

In the end, competition drives innovation and our hard work and innovative ideas will pay off. Watch the next episode, Ep. 2: SUPPLY & DANCE, MAN! | Jon M. Chu.

You can watch even more great videos to explain the market and how/why it started on YouTube or watch more on their website.