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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.


#179 Planet Money: Toxie's In A Coma

May 21st, 2010

Episode 271 of 964 episodes

We bought her for $1,000 early this year. The mortgages she's made of were going sour at an alarming rate. When enough of the mortgages went bad, she would die. On today's Planet Money: Toxie -- Planet Money's mortgage-backed toxic asset -- is in a coma.

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