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.
March 16th, 2009
Episode 110 of 920 episodes
Outrage is mounting over news that AIG used millions of bailout money for bonuses, but what about the 90 billion that went to its trading partners? Adam Davidson tells us where we should direct our anger. Plus, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says the U.S. needs to honor its promises. Economist Brad Setser of the Council on Foreign Relations says China has a lot to worry about.