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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.

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Passive? Aggressive.

December 29th, 2008

Episode 74 of 909 episodes

Satyajit Das says the old economic order got obliterated this year, and without a new one in place, no one really knows what to do. Bill Bernstein, neurologist and genius economic historian, has an idea. Bernstein backs a style of playing in the market called "passive index investing."

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