Nov 7, 2013 — Regulators are cracking down on payday loans, leading some companies like Western Sky to shut down their loan operations.
Oct 18, 2013 — I bought a Treasury bill on Tuesday, before Congress made the debt-ceiling deal. It was unclear whether I would get paid back on time.
Oct 10, 2013 — If Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling soon, the U.S. government won't be able to pay its debts. Here's who won't get paid if the government defaults.
Oct 10, 2013 — Whatever happens to a the global economy, one thing is clear: If the U.S. defaults, people all over the world who have loaned the government money won't get paid on time.
Oct 7, 2013 — If the government stops paying off its debts, people might rush to lend the government money. Here's why that may happen — and why, in the long run, it would be a problem.
Sep 10, 2013 — In his New York Times Magazine column this week, Adam Davidson writes about the implications of another close call on the debt ceiling.
Jul 26, 2013 — On today's show, we go see what happened to all the big dreams Detroit has had over the years.
Apr 19, 2013 — This week, a grad student found a simple error in one of the most famous economics studies of the past several years. Should this change the way we think about economic research?
Dec 28, 2012 — National ad campaigns, star-studded Broadway rallies, and a pig with a tiny mustache. How the government got citizens to fund wars.
Dec 17, 2012 — Featuring a giant sailing ship, bad bonds and the law of the sea.