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.
December 7th, 2011
Episode 431 of 964 episodes
European governments have turned their eyes skyward looking for a hero to save them from financial collapse. But the signal they've sent into the skies over Europe is not the usual one in the shape of a bat, it's the initials E-C-B, the European Central Bank.On today's podcast, we'll tell you about the ECB's super powers and explain why they are so reluctant to use them.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.