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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.


Now What? Congress Rejects the Bailout.

September 29th, 2008

Episode 15 of 974 episodes

Stocks fell 778 points — the biggest point dro in one day ever — after the House of Representatives spike a rescue of Wall Street. A group of economists reveal how scared they are — and how scared they think you should be. The news is not great, but we haven't yet reached calamity.

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