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.
May 17th, 2011
Episode 374 of 936 episodes
Last fall, we embarked on our latest adventure in investment journalism: We bought a gold coin. On today's show, we sell that coin, and find out whether we made or lost money (the question is more complicated than it sounds). And we try to figure out whether we're in the middle of a gold bubble.