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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.


Bankruptcy Goes Big Time

November 13th, 2008

Episode 48 of 902 episodes

The largest auto maker in the U.S. is now worth less than Footlocker. Is bankruptcy an option? And we look at how a one line change in tax code brought in billions for big corporations.

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