Planet Money

Planet Money

Synopsis

The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. 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. That's what we're going for at Planet Money. People seem to like it.

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Episodes

  • #934: Two Yield Curve Indicators

    Duration: 18min

    | 21/08/2019
  • #933: Find The Helium

    Duration: 25min

    | 16/08/2019
  • #616: How Solar Got Cheap

    Duration: 17min

    | 14/08/2019
  • #932: Deep Learning With The Elephants

    Duration: 25min

    | 09/08/2019
  • #931: The IT Guy Vs. The Con Artist

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/08/2019
  • #930: Twins

    Duration: 22min

    | 03/08/2019
  • #598: That Time We Shorted America, Part Two

    Duration: 19min

    | 31/07/2019
  • #597: That Time We Shorted America, Part One

    Duration: 21min

    | 26/07/2019
  • #929: Could A Wealth Tax Work?

    Duration: 22min

    | 24/07/2019
  • #928: Hong Kong

    Duration: 22min

    | 19/07/2019
  • #927: The Indicator In The House

    Duration: 20min

    | 18/07/2019
  • #926: So, Should We Recycle?

    Duration: 23min

    | 13/07/2019
  • #925: A Mob Boss, A Garbage Boat and Why We Recycle

    Duration: 25min

    | 10/07/2019
  • #924: Stuck In China's Panopticon

    Duration: 26min

    | 05/07/2019
  • #752: Eagles vs. Chickens

    Duration: 20min

    | 03/07/2019
  • #923: Good Teachers, Bad Deal

    Duration: 26min

    | 28/06/2019
  • #922: The Cost of Getting Your Money Back

    Duration: 19min

    | 27/06/2019
  • #921: Tales From The Parking Lot

    Duration: 23min

    | 21/06/2019
  • #920: What Should We Be Worried About?

    Duration: 18min

    | 19/06/2019
  • #919: Are Cities Overrated?

    Duration: 17min

    | 14/06/2019
  • #590: The Planet Money Workout

    Duration: 17min

    | 12/06/2019
  • #918: The Day Of Two Noons

    Duration: 20min

    | 07/06/2019
  • #651: The Salmon Taboo

    Duration: 16min

    | 05/06/2019
  • #917: Quit Threat!

    Duration: 22min

    | 31/05/2019
  • #916: The Whistleblower Whisperer

    Duration: 23min

    | 29/05/2019
  • #915: How To Meddle In An Election

    Duration: 23min

    | 24/05/2019
  • #914: Trump and Deutsche, A Long Affair

    Duration: 26min

    | 23/05/2019
  • #913: Counting The Homeless

    Duration: 22min

    | 18/05/2019
  • #407: A Mathematician, The Last Supper, And The Birth Of Accounting

    Duration: 17min

    | 15/05/2019
  • #912: How Uncle Jamie Broke Jeopardy

    Duration: 27min

    | 10/05/2019
  • #911: You Asked The Listener Question Hotline

    Duration: 20min

    | 08/05/2019
  • #910: Economics, Sexism, Data

    Duration: 24min

    | 03/05/2019
  • #416: Why The Price of Coke Didn't Change For 70 years

    Duration: 20min

    | 01/05/2019
  • #909: Dollar Stores Vs Lettuce

    Duration: 20min

    | 27/04/2019
  • #908: I Am Not A Robot

    Duration: 24min

    | 24/04/2019
  • #907: Two Spring Indicators

    Duration: 21min

    | 19/04/2019
  • #644: How Much Does This Cow Weigh?

    Duration: 19min

    | 17/04/2019
  • #906: The Chicago Boys, Part II

    Duration: 27min

    | 12/04/2019
  • #905: The Chicago Boys, Part I

    Duration: 24min

    | 11/04/2019
  • #904: Joke Theft

    Duration: 26min

    | 06/04/2019
  • #760: Tax Hero

    Duration: 23min

    | 04/04/2019
  • #903: A New Way To Pay For College

    Duration: 19min

    | 29/03/2019
  • #902: The Phoebus Cartel

    Duration: 31min

    | 28/03/2019
  • #901: Bad Cops Are Expensive

    Duration: 20min

    | 22/03/2019
  • #189: Why A Dead Shark Costs $12 Million

    Duration: 19min

    | 20/03/2019
  • #900: The Stolen Company

    Duration: 22min

    | 15/03/2019
  • #724: Cat Scam

    Duration: 23min

    | 13/03/2019
  • #899: Mexico Fights The Fuel Pirates

    Duration: 17min

    | 08/03/2019
  • #785: The Starbury

    Duration: 25min

    | 07/03/2019
  • #898: Happy Fed Independence Day

    Duration: 19min

    | 02/03/2019
  • #897: New Orleans Vs. Airbnb

    Duration: 22min

    | 28/02/2019
  • Antitrust 3: Big Tech

    Duration: 23min

    | 22/02/2019
  • Antitrust 2: The Paradox

    Duration: 19min

    | 20/02/2019
  • Antitrust 1: Standard Oil

    Duration: 23min

    | 15/02/2019
  • #418: A Fake Bank For Money Laundering Run By The Government

    Duration: 19min

    | 14/02/2019
  • #893: Our Valentines 2019

    Duration: 17min

    | 08/02/2019
  • #892: The Lost Plane

    Duration: 16min

    | 07/02/2019
  • #891: Who Won The Bet Over Bitcoin?

    Duration: 19min

    | 01/02/2019
  • #825: Who Started The Wildfire?

    Duration: 21min

    | 30/01/2019
  • #890: The Division Problem

    Duration: 21min

    | 25/01/2019
  • #688: Brilliant Vs. Boring

    Duration: 22min

    | 23/01/2019
  • #889: The Pay-What-You-Want Experiment

    Duration: 19min

    | 18/01/2019
  • #888: The First Shutdown

    Duration: 15min

    | 17/01/2019
  • #887: You Asked For It, Yet Again

    Duration: 25min

    | 12/01/2019
  • #690: All In

    Duration: 20min

    | 09/01/2019
  • #886: The Price of a Hack

    Duration: 16min

    | 04/01/2019
  • #885: Do It For Your Country

    Duration: 18min

    | 02/01/2019
  • #884: The Rest Of The Story, Winter 2018

    Duration: 23min

    | 28/12/2018
  • #609: The Curse Of The Black Lotus

    Duration: 20min

    | 26/12/2018
  • BONUS INDICATOR: The Calculator That Time Forgot

    Duration: 08min

    | 24/12/2018
  • #883: A Very Planet Money Christmas Carol

    Duration: 26min

    | 21/12/2018
  • #882: Synthetic Reefer Madness

    Duration: 28min

    | 20/12/2018
  • BONUS INDICATOR: The Measure Of A Tragedy

    Duration: 10min

    | 17/12/2018
  • #881: The Prisoners of the Trade War

    Duration: 17min

    | 15/12/2018
  • #539: What's A Penny Worth?

    Duration: 22min

    | 13/12/2018
  • #880: Is Amazon Good For New York?

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/12/2018
  • #533: Why Car Safety Is A Trade Barrier

    Duration: 21min

    | 06/12/2018
  • #879: The Secret Target

    Duration: 23min

    | 01/12/2018
  • #468: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers

    Duration: 22min

    | 28/11/2018
  • #878: Mugshots For Sale

    Duration: 20min

    | 23/11/2018
  • #877: The Laws of The Office

    Duration: 24min

    | 21/11/2018
  • #699: Kansas City Vs. Kansas City

    Duration: 22min

    | 17/11/2018
  • #876: Patent Deception

    Duration: 28min

    | 15/11/2018
  • #875: Why Did The Cow Cross The Border?

    Duration: 21min

    | 10/11/2018
  • #874: Hot Dog Hail Mary

    Duration: 19min

    | 07/11/2018
  • #873: The Seattle Experiment

    Duration: 22min

    | 02/11/2018
  • #872: The Halloween Tapes

    Duration: 24min

    | 31/10/2018
  • #871: Blacklisted In China

    Duration: 20min

    | 26/10/2018
  • #676: The First Lottery & How To Beat The Odds

    Duration: 23min

    | 23/10/2018
  • #870: Trump vs. Red Tape

    Duration: 20min

    | 19/10/2018
  • #453: What Causes What?

    Duration: 19min

    | 17/10/2018
  • #869: The Student Loan Whistleblower

    Duration: 20min

    | 12/10/2018
  • #534: The History of Light (Nobel Edition)

    Duration: 21min

    | 08/10/2018
  • #868: Moneyland

    Duration: 21min

    | 05/10/2018
  • #680: Anatomy Of A Scam

    Duration: 23min

    | 03/10/2018
  • #867: Special Report: Asylum Crackdown

    Duration: 34min

    | 29/09/2018
  • #866: Modern Monetary Theory

    Duration: 22min

    | 27/09/2018
  • #865: Tweak This

    Duration: 18min

    | 21/09/2018
  • #657: The Tale Of The Onion King

    Duration: 16min

    | 19/09/2018
  • #864: The Central (Bankers') Question

    Duration: 22min

    | 15/09/2018
  • For Our 10th Anniversary, Episode #1

    Duration: 29min

    | 12/09/2018
  • #863: The 13th Hole

    Duration: 20min

    | 08/09/2018
  • #729: When Subaru Came Out

    Duration: 20min

    | 05/09/2018
  • #862: Big Government Cheese

    Duration: 23min

    | 31/08/2018
  • #783: New Jersey Bails Out

    Duration: 20min

    | 29/08/2018
  • #861: Food Scare Squad

    Duration: 22min

    | 24/08/2018
  • #444: New Jersey Wine

    Duration: 20min

    | 22/08/2018
  • #860: The World's Longest Yard Sale

    Duration: 25min

    | 17/08/2018
  • #613: Trash!

    Duration: 15min

    | 15/08/2018
  • #859: You Asked For Even More

    Duration: 19min

    | 10/08/2018
  • #704: Open Office

    Duration: 19min

    | 08/08/2018
  • #858: Venezuela's Fugitive Money Traders

    Duration: 19min

    | 03/08/2018
  • #857: The Postal Illuminati

    Duration: 22min

    | 01/08/2018
  • #856: Yes In My Backyard

    Duration: 19min

    | 27/07/2018
  • #855: The Poop Cartel

    Duration: 24min

    | 25/07/2018
  • #854: The New Socialists

    Duration: 15min

    | 20/07/2018
  • #472: The One-Page Plan To Fix Global Warming Revisited

    Duration: 24min

    | 18/07/2018
  • #853: Peak Sand

    Duration: 18min

    | 13/07/2018
  • #427: LeBron James Is Still Underpaid

    Duration: 21min

    | 11/07/2018
  • #852: Two Summer Indicators

    Duration: 21min

    | 06/07/2018
  • #700: Peanuts And Cracker Jack

    Duration: 24min

    | 03/07/2018
  • #851: The Rest Of The Story Summer 2018

    Duration: 21min

    | 30/06/2018
  • #850: The Fake Review Hunter

    Duration: 19min

    | 27/06/2018
  • #682: When CEO Pay Exploded

    Duration: 21min

    | 22/06/2018
  • #849: It Takes Two To Make A Trade War Fight

    Duration: 22min

    | 20/06/2018
  • #848: The World's Biggest Battery

    Duration: 21min

    | 15/06/2018
  • #847: Inventing Accidents

    Duration: 21min

    | 13/06/2018
  • #846: Ungerrymandering Florida

    Duration: 20min

    | 09/06/2018
  • #660: The T-Rex In My Backyard

    Duration: 19min

    | 06/06/2018
  • #845: REDMAP

    Duration: 21min

    | 02/06/2018
  • #844: Nice Game

    Duration: 16min

    | 31/05/2018
  • #843: Swamp Gravy

    Duration: 29min

    | 25/05/2018
  • #643: The Taxi King

    Duration: 20min

    | 23/05/2018
  • #842: Showdown at the WTO

    Duration: 19min

    | 18/05/2018
  • #696: Class Action

    Duration: 22min

    | 16/05/2018
  • #841: The Land Of Duty Free

    Duration: 21min

    | 11/05/2018
  • #840: Fixing Chicken

    Duration: 19min

    | 09/05/2018
  • #839: The Indicator Goes To California

    Duration: 26min

    | 04/05/2018
  • #575: The Fondue Conspiracy

    Duration: 16min

    | 02/05/2018
  • #838: A Series of Mysterious Packages

    Duration: 17min

    | 27/04/2018
  • #640: The Bottom Of The Well

    Duration: 22min

    | 25/04/2018
  • #837: The Belt, The Road And The Money

    Duration: 22min

    | 21/04/2018
  • #836: The Rational Madness Of The Used Car Salesman

    Duration: 17min

    | 19/04/2018
  • #835: Tariffied

    Duration: 21min

    | 13/04/2018
  • #661: The Less Deadly Catch

    Duration: 18min

    | 11/04/2018
  • #834: NDA Tell-All

    Duration: 21min

    | 07/04/2018
  • #685: Larry vs. The IRS

    Duration: 20min

    | 04/04/2018
  • #833: Worst. Tariffs. Ever.

    Duration: 21min

    | 30/03/2018
  • #832: Mulvaney Vs The CFPB

    Duration: 21min

    | 28/03/2018
  • #671: An Insider Trader Tells All

    Duration: 19min

    | 23/03/2018
  • #831: The Golden Rules

    Duration: 19min

    | 21/03/2018
  • #454: The Lollipop War

    Duration: 21min

    | 16/03/2018
  • #830: XXX-XX-XXXX

    Duration: 20min

    | 14/03/2018
  • #829: Rigging The Economy

    Duration: 19min

    | 09/03/2018
  • #677: The Experiment Experiment

    Duration: 22min

    | 07/03/2018
  • #828: You Asked For More

    Duration: 23min

    | 02/03/2018
  • #827: Three Indicators

    Duration: 19min

    | 28/02/2018
  • #826: The Vodka Proof

    Duration: 20min

    | 23/02/2018
  • #545: The Blue Pallet

    Duration: 16min

    | 21/02/2018
  • #825: Who Started The Wildfire

    Duration: 19min

    | 16/02/2018
  • #824: Our Valentines

    Duration: 20min

    | 14/02/2018
  • #823: Planet Monet

    Duration: 17min

    | 09/02/2018
  • #337: The Secret Document that Transformed China

    Duration: 17min

    | 07/02/2018
  • #822: The Shortest Super Bowl

    Duration: 23min

    | 02/02/2018
  • #821: The Other Davos

    Duration: 18min

    | 01/02/2018
  • #820: P Is For Phosphorus

    Duration: 20min

    | 26/01/2018
  • #819: Tax Me If You Can

    Duration: 23min

    | 25/01/2018
  • #508: A Bet On The Future Of Humanity

    Duration: 20min

    | 19/01/2018
  • #818: The Problem Of The Root

    Duration: 22min

    | 18/01/2018
  • #817: The Gun Man

    Duration: 27min

    | 13/01/2018
  • #489: The Invisible Plumbing Of Our Economy

    Duration: 23min

    | 10/01/2018
  • #816: Bitcoin Losers

    Duration: 22min

    | 05/01/2018
  • #273: When The U.S. Paid Off The Entire National Debt

    Duration: 20min

    | 03/01/2018
  • #815: The Rest of the Story 2017

    Duration: 20min

    | 29/12/2017
  • #544: The M&M Anomaly

    Duration: 13min

    | 27/12/2017
  • BONUS INDICATOR: How Airfare Is Changing

    Duration: 06min

    | 25/12/2017
  • #814: The Tax Plan Is Huge

    Duration: 22min

    | 22/12/2017
  • #670: The Santa Suit

    Duration: 17min

    | 20/12/2017
  • BONUS INDICATOR: Forget Neutrality

    Duration: 08min

    | 18/12/2017
  • #813: The Produce Show

    Duration: 25min

    | 16/12/2017
  • #812: High Rise, Low Returns

    Duration: 26min

    | 13/12/2017
  • BONUS: The Indicator, From Planet Money

    Duration: 08min

    | 11/12/2017
  • SPACE 4: 3 2 1

    Duration: 25min

    | 09/12/2017
  • SPACE 3: Rocket Shopping

    Duration: 23min

    | 07/12/2017
  • SPACE 2: Wait, Why Are We Going To Space?

    Duration: 23min

    | 01/12/2017
  • SPACE 1: We're Going To Space

    Duration: 26min

    | 30/11/2017
  • #807: Anatomy of a Hustle

    Duration: 21min

    | 24/11/2017
  • #665: The Free Food Market

    Duration: 18min

    | 22/11/2017
  • #806: Walmart's Pickle

    Duration: 18min

    | 17/11/2017
  • #805: War And Peace And Cows

    Duration: 19min

    | 15/11/2017
  • #672: Bagging the Birkin

    Duration: 17min

    | 10/11/2017
  • #804: Your Cell Phone's A Snitch

    Duration: 21min

    | 08/11/2017
  • #369: If Teens Ran the Fed

    Duration: 16min

    | 03/11/2017
  • #803: Nudge, Nudge, Nobel

    Duration: 18min

    | 01/11/2017
  • #802: The Hotel at the Center of the World

    Duration: 21min

    | 28/10/2017
  • #579: Is the NCAA An Illegal Cartel?

    Duration: 19min

    | 25/10/2017
  • #801: The Death Show

    Duration: 16min

    | 20/10/2017
  • #581: Free Money

    Duration: 15min

    | 18/10/2017
  • #800: North Korea's Capitalists

    Duration: 24min

    | 14/10/2017
  • #799: Corporate! Income! Tax!

    Duration: 17min

    | 11/10/2017
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