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.
December 9th, 2008
Episode 63 of 964 episodes
Small decisions by consumers and companies are reshaping the economy we live in. Eric Hansen, a clothing distributor, says these days even people who have money and jobs aren't spending. Hansen's orders have been drastically cut. This week, he's selling stock for cheap in a Manhattan sample sale.