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.
April 24th, 2009
Episode 126 of 964 episodes
Mortgage backed securities are a major part of the reason the economy is such a mess right now. So have the current troubles been enough to kill off securitization all together? Joe Nadilo, managing editor of Asset Backed Alert thinks not. Plus, are the latest earnings reports from banks real or just a bunch of hocus pocus? And a listener letter.
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