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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.


Whole Globe Says Ouch

October 7th, 2008

Episode 20 of 964 episodes

Stocks in Europe tanked enough to make America's trading freefall on Monday look not so bad. But don't be fooled. The global economy needs a fix. It's just not necessarily going to like the medicine.

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