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#476: The Return Of The Indicator*

July 30th, 2013

Episode 618 of 902 episodes

*Not really. But sort of. On today's show, we bring you three Planet Money radio stories, each of which looks at something indicator-ish: 1.The Beige Book:The 'Ask Your Uncle' Approach To Economics 2.The price of gold:What A Falling Gold Price Means For Pawn Shops 3.The price of a pedi-cab ride:How To Spend $442 on a 15-minute cab ride