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

#07 Planet Money: Swedish Massage

February 18th, 2009

With some of the biggest U.S. banks looking, um, insolvent, we're hearing more talk about nationalizing them. Hey, it worked for the Swedes, right? Leif… Go to Episode

#06 Planet Money: Pay Up — Or Else

February 13th, 2009

You're kidding me, thought Simon Johnson of Baseline Scenario, after reading an analyst's call for the U.S. to pay top dollar for toxic assets — or… Go to Episode

#05 Planet Money: How To Save A Bank

February 11th, 2009

When the previous Treasury secretary, Henry Paulson, announced his plans for saving the economy, professor Jeremy Siegel of Wharton gave him an F-. We… Go to Episode

#04 Planet Money: Get Tougher, Please

February 9th, 2009

On Tuesday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is expected to unveil the government's latest plan for helping troubled banks. Early reports say it's… Go to Episode