Planet Money - Featured Posts
Oct 16, 2012 — The government is printing 7.8 billion pieces of paper money, valued at $472.9 billion. Here's how that breaks down by denomination. Also: a special bonus graphic showing the lifespan of money.
Oct 12, 2012 — On today's show, we follow up with Willow Tufano. She just bought another house. She's trying to land a reality TV deal. And she recently wore a Pikachu costume on a trip to Alabama.
Oct 12, 2012 — The viral hit isn't a fluke. South Korea has been cultivating a global music business for decades.
Oct 11, 2012 — The cost and benefit of a college education in 10 countries, in one big graphic.
Oct 9, 2012 — We set up two shell companies. Now we have to figure out what to do with them.
Oct 9, 2012 — They're traveling money salesmen. This explains why many of them are so ornery so much of the time.
Oct 8, 2012 — Three things you should check, pull on, and wiggle before you use an ATM.
Oct 5, 2012 — Lots of economists write about illegal drugs. One thing missing from their papers: Actual drug dealers.
Oct 5, 2012 — China's national statistics office works hard, but the country is so big and changing so quickly that it's hard to keep track of what's going on.
Oct 4, 2012 — What gender, education and age have to do with unemployment. Also: How many people are giving up?