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#25 Planet Money: Banking on the FDIC

April 1st, 2009

Episode 117 of 901 episodes

For ordinary folks just trying to save money, feeling safe is all about the FDIC. Chana Joffe-Walt tracks an FDIC takeover of a failed bank. Then John Bovenzi, the FDIC's chief operating officer, tells us why his agency can still handle the load. And economist Adam Posen has the good seats for the G20 economic summit in London.