NPR: Planet Money Podcast

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Money makes the world go around, faster and faster every day. On NPR's Planet Money, you'll meet high rollers, brainy economists and regular folks -- all trying to make sense of our rapidly changing global economy.

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Title: #690: All In

#680: Anatomy Of A Scam

January 29th, 2016

You've seen these ads: "You can work from home and get rich. It's easy. Call this number!" So, what happens when you respond? Go to Episode

#679: You Asked For It

January 27th, 2016

We ponder the origins of money, the economics of Santa, and the business of cemeteries. Why? Because you asked. Go to Episode

#678: Auction Fever

January 22nd, 2016

We uncover the secrets of the auction world. There is conniving. There are tricks. Also: Hydraulic hammers. Go to Episode

#283: Why Do We Tip?

January 20th, 2016

According to one theory, we tip because we feel guilty, not because we want better service. Go to Episode