Planet Money


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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#880: Is Amazon Good For New York?

December 7th, 2018

It feels like all of New York City is arguing about Amazon's new office in Queens. But what do the people in Long Island City think? Go to Episode

#533: Why Car Safety Is A Trade Barrier

December 5th, 2018

The U.S. and Europe just can't agree on car safety standards. That puts car companies in a weird position, makes cars cost more and just seems kind of… Go to Episode

#879: The Secret Target

November 30th, 2018

Their plan was dangerous, risky, and extremely unpopular. But America copied them anyway. Today on the show: how a tiny country on the other side of the… Go to Episode

#468: Kid Rock Vs. The Scalpers

November 28th, 2018

We talk to Kid Rock about how he tried to cut scalpers out of the business — and still sell cheap tickets to his shows. Go to Episode