Planet Money

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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Apple v Everybody


When Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney sued Apple over its App Store, it started a war about antitrust and the internet.


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After The Plague


The Black Death was one of the worst catastrophes to ever hit humanity. But it also helped redistribute wealth and make daily life better for a lot of medieval Europeans.


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Waste Land


For thirty years, oil companies convinced the public all their plastic trash could be, and would be, recycled, when they knew it wasn't true.


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We Buy A Junk Bond


Team Indicator buys Cardiff a surprise present. A terrible, extremely risky, but wildly interesting investment. Then it gets interesting. The company that issued the junk bond declared bankruptcy. But that wasn't the end of the story. | Subscribe to our daily podcast, The Indicator here.


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The Murderer, The Boy King, And The Invention Of Modern Finance


John Law killed a man in a duel, brought the first paper money to France, and became one of the richest people in the world. Then it all collapsed.


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SUMMER SCHOOL: Graduation!


We turn over the stage to you, the Summer School graduates | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.


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Your Brain On Retail Trading


Stock-picking retail traders have been jumping into the market this year. They may not understand the risks.


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The Old Rules Were Dumb Anyway


Going to work, seeing the doctor, playing college sports and drinking on the street: How the world will be different after COVID-19.


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SUMMER SCHOOL 8: Risk & Disaster


Inside one insurance policy is a world of incentives and bad behaviors. Take the final exam and get your diploma here.


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Crisis At The Post Office


Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is facing intense political scrutiny and some very old problems in his new job at the U.S. Postal Service.


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