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.
November 20th, 2014
Episode 737 of 954 episodes
Nike is a smart multi-billion dollar company, but some sneaker fans have figured out how they can get a better price for Nike sneakers than Nike can. Some pairs trade like stocks — selling for double, quadruple, 12 times their retail price after they leave the store. Even used sneakers.Josh Luber, of sneakerhead data company,Campless, estimates that Nike let resellers walk away with 230 million dollars in profits last year — that's money that did not go to Nike.Today on the show, why would a multi-billion dollar company give up its profits to some scrappy guys on the street?For more:http://n.pr/1quQ7uT
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay