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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.


#46 Planet Money: And Three Baby Camels

May 22nd, 2009

Episode 138 of 974 episodes

Shipping executive Per Gullestrup wanted to rescue a crew of sailors from pirates demanding $7 million ransom. He ended up forging an unlikely business relationship with the negotiator, marked by mutual respect and the gift of three camel calves. Plus: A refinancing success and a haiku medley.

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