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Planet Money

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The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.

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The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.

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This is by far my favorite podcast - thanks for making the subway commute more enjoyable!

My favorite

By Chuck536 - Jun 17 2019
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This is by far my favorite podcast - thanks for making the subway commute more enjoyable!

iTunes Ratings

16697 Ratings
Average Ratings
13850
1401
551
368
527

My favorite

By Chuck536 - Jun 17 2019
Read more
This is by far my favorite podcast - thanks for making the subway commute more enjoyable!

My favorite

By Chuck536 - Jun 17 2019
Read more
This is by far my favorite podcast - thanks for making the subway commute more enjoyable!
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Planet Money

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The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.

Rank #1: #539: What's A Penny Worth?

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We try to figure out what makes cents.
Dec 13 2018
22 mins
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Rank #2: #916: The Whistleblower Whisperer

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Jordan Thomas is a lawyer who represents some of Wall Street's biggest whistleblowers. The life that led him here is extraordinary.
May 29 2019
23 mins
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Rank #3: #653: The Anti-Store

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Costco made shopping harder, and customers loved it. Now a new company is taking the Costco experience to new extremes.
Aug 16 2017
15 mins
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Rank #4: #647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

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Patty McCord helped create a workplace at Netflix that runs more like a professional sports team than a family. If you're not up to scratch, you're off the team. Is this the future of work?
Sep 13 2017
21 mins
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Rank #5: #654: When The Boats Arrive

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In the span of a few months in 1980, more than 100,000 Cuban immigrants arrived in Miami. So what happened to Florida's economy with all these new people coming in? And what can we learn from it?
Feb 22 2017
15 mins
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Rank #6: #524: Mr Jones' Act

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The government suspended the Jones Act last week, to allow non-US ships to move fuel to victims of hurricanes in Houston and Florida. Which once again made us wonder why the act even exists.
Sep 27 2017
16 mins
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Rank #7: #640: The Bottom Of The Well

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Today on the show: the economics of drought, and why the rational thing to do in California right now is use more water.
Apr 25 2018
22 mins
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Rank #8: #816: Bitcoin Losers

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The Bitcoin market has gone crazy. And it's revealing something strange. A lot of people can't find their Bitcoins. We go looking for lost billions.
Jan 05 2018
22 mins
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Rank #9: #814: The Tax Plan Is Huge

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Congress just passed the largest tax overhaul in decades. We dig in.
Dec 22 2017
22 mins
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Rank #10: #648: The Benefits of Bankruptcy

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It might just be the secret weapon of the U.S. economy.
Oct 04 2017
21 mins
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Rank #11: #735: President Trump

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Candidates promise all kinds of things. But once they get into office, it's not always possible to carry through on them. We ask, can Trump do the things he's pledged to do?
Nov 12 2016
24 mins
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Rank #12: #806: Walmart's Pickle

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Walmart and Amazon are in a battle to be the store where you buy everything. But when both companies sell everything, what sets them apart? Food inventions like a bright, red pickle!
Nov 17 2017
18 mins
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Rank #13: #909: Dollar Stores Vs Lettuce

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Every six hours a new dollar store opens in the U.S. Are they killing grocery stores?
Apr 27 2019
20 mins
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Rank #14: #836: The Rational Madness Of The Used Car Salesman

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Why are used car commercials so annoying? Meet the original sinner.
Apr 19 2018
17 mins
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Rank #15: #807: Anatomy of a Hustle

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What did Paul Manafort do, exactly? Robert Mueller's indictment is 31 pages of hard-to-understand financial crime. We try to figure it out.
Nov 24 2017
21 mins
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Rank #16: #606: Spreadsheets!

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The creation of the electronic spreadsheet transformed industries. But its effects ran deeper than that.
May 17 2017
20 mins
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Rank #17: #826: The Vodka Proof

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Vodka is the best selling spirit in the United States, and there are zillions of brands. But is there any difference between them?
Feb 23 2018
20 mins
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Rank #18: Antitrust 1: Standard Oil

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At the turn of the 20th century, Ida Tarbell investigated John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil. What she discovered changed the economy of the United States.
Feb 15 2019
23 mins
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Rank #19: #879: The Secret Target

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Their plan was dangerous, risky, and extremely unpopular. But America copied them anyway. Today on the show: how a tiny country on the other side of the world changed how America runs its economy.
Dec 01 2018
23 mins
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Rank #20: #880: Is Amazon Good For New York?

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It feels like all of New York City is arguing about Amazon's new office in Queens. But what do the people in Long Island City think?
Dec 07 2018
21 mins
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