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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.


#30 Planet Money: Godzillions on Parade

April 15th, 2009

Episode 122 of 902 episodes

Millions, billions, trillions, godzillions. There's a reason you can't keep it all straight. With help from Wisconsin school teacher Bob Peterson, the Planet Money Players calculate their way, in dollars per second, to the AIG bonuses. Plus: A closer look at America's biggest creditor, China.