Jun 18, 2013 — Mike Smith has thousands of dollars stashed around his house in different accounts. Tamara Bullock is part of an informal savings club. Miguel Rada has a whole bank in his pocket — he takes deposits from some people and lends to others.
Jun 17, 2013 — The birthday song — Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, etc. — is still under copyright protection. That may soon change.
Jun 14, 2013 — Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first people to use computers in financial markets.
Jun 14, 2013 — An ex-con lends money to people in need; a group of friends creates a savings club. Even without banks, people often figure out how to get the money they need, when they need it.
Jun 14, 2013 — "I understand that I'll probably end up paying a lot," one customer says. "But right now, I need the tires."
Jun 13, 2013 — What ticket sales tell us about what's driving the gap between the 1 percent and everybody else.
Jun 12, 2013 — Taxi drivers and their predecessors have been fighting threatening technology for 500 years.
Jun 11, 2013 — On today's show, we meet two businessmen in Yangon. One is launching a startup. The other works for Coca-Cola — which is going back into Myanmar after a 60-year absence.
Jun 11, 2013 — Car-seat manufacturers add bells and whistles to try to justify higher profit margins. Sometimes, everyone benefits.
Jun 10, 2013 — Art, wine and tons of gold: Freeports are the safe-deposit boxes of the offshore tax-haven world.