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.
August 21st, 2012
Episode 506 of 964 episodes
Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first guys to use computers in financial markets.On today's show, Peterffy tells us his story — and he explains why he's worried about the financial world he helped create.We learned of Peterffy's story from the forthcoming bookAutomate This.