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Michael Milken created the market for "junk bonds" and built an empire in the process. Then he went to prison. And then, he got pardoned.
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Two stories from The Indicator podcast: The symbiotic relationship between refugees and one Pennsylvania town, and Amazon's weird flex in the gig economy.
Jamie Bartlett and BBC producer Georgia Catt bring us the story of OneCoin, which promised to revolutionize money, but instead led to one of the world's biggest scams.
It's our Valentine's Day episode, full of love, bananas, and financial analysis.
A farmer in California built an empire dealing raw milk. And then the Feds showed up.
How fast is the world really changing? The answer has implications for everything from how the next generation will live to whether robots really will take all our jobs.
In Barbuda, land isn't a thing you buy and sell. It's something you just... have. For free. No paperwork. For real. But the Prime Minister thinks there's been a misunderstanding.
When you go out to eat, you're paying for food, but you're also paying rent for the table. In this episode, one restaurateur tries to turn his worst real estate into his best.
We visit a little-known "lost and found" to find out how your money gets in there, and how you can get it back.
President Vladimir Putin recently proposed changes to the Russian Constitution in an attempt to consolidate power. Throughline asks, "How did he come to power in the first place?"