Planet MoneyAuthor: NPR
25 May 2019

Planet Money

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The economy explained. 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.

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    #915: How To Meddle In An Election

    In which someone runs a science experiment on an actual election, on actual voters, to test the persuasive power of ethically sketchy methods.

  • Posted on 25 May 2019

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    #914: Trump and Deutsche, A Long Affair

    After Donald Trump's companies declared four bankruptcies, several major banks stopped loaning him money. But Deutsche Bank didn't.

  • Posted on 23 May 2019

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    #913: Counting The Homeless

    From renting hotels to a jobs report-like census in the night, we look at ways communities are helping the homeless.

  • Posted on 18 May 2019

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    #407: A Mathematician, The Last Supper, And The Birth Of Accounting

    The story of an innovation that changed the way the world works, and of the man who made this innovation possible: Luca Pacioli.

  • Posted on 16 May 2019

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    #912: How Uncle Jamie Broke Jeopardy

    James Holzhauer took data, probability and a lot of practice with a fake buzzer, and turned it into a fortune on a game show.

  • Posted on 10 May 2019

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