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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 <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#164 Planet Money: A Private-Equity Boss In Four-Inch Stilettos

March 30th, 2010

Episode 256 of 910 episodes

That's Lynn Tilton up there. She runs a $7 billion private equity firm called Patriarch Partners that specializes in scooping up companies teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. On today's podcast, we visit with Tilton. And we go inside Spiegel, the catalog company Patriarch bought last year.

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