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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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#206 Planet Money: Round Room, No Windows

August 25th, 2010

Episode 301 of 909 episodes

On today's Planet Money, we talk to people who've been inside those rooms. And we unpack the latest Basel rules -- regulations that are supposed to apply to banks around the world, and that are due later this year. (Spoiler alert: They'll probably make the system safer. But they won't end financial crises.)

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