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 12th, 2009
Episode 133 of 922 episodes
One set of not very popular folks is now suing another. It's bond insurer MBIA versus financial giant Merrill Lynch. At issue: whether the latter misled the former into selling insurance way too cheaply. Securities lawyer Zachary Rosenbaum decodes the briefs. Plus: Listener Renee Rico responds to the Elizabeth Warren interview.