Planet Money

NPR’s Planet Money airs twice a week
Even if you don't own stocks, there are a lot of reasons to care about investing. We meet some of the folks left out of the stock market who deploy so...
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Mobile Home Parked
Planet Money Business News 08-06-2021 18:46
We find out what happens when big investors spend billions of dollars buying mobile home parks and make them less affordable for the people who live t...
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In 2006, Warren Buffett bet a million dollars that the most brainless, boring investment around would do better than the researched, handpicked invest...
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America's housing shortage has been decades in the making. A lot of people blame Baby Boomers — but is it really their fault? We unpack three big reas...
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The first class of Planet Money Summer School starts off with a field trip. With the help of a cow, two economists, and three cute animals, we learn w...
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Banque Worms
Planet Money Business News 07-23-2021 21:44
Last year, one of the biggest banks accidentally paid off a client's loan to its lenders — a $900 million mistake. Some of the recipients wouldn't giv...
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Video Gaming The System
Planet Money Business News 07-21-2021 19:54
Two groups of people who would never meet in real life collide in a world of wizards and dragons. They battle it out in a low-tech video game, and it ...
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The Great Inflation (Classic)
Planet Money Business News 07-17-2021 02:31
For much of the 1970s inflation was bad. Prices rose at over 10 percent a year. Nothing could stop it — until one powerful person did something very u...
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100 Years Since Sadie Alexander
Planet Money Business News 07-14-2021 18:48
In 1921, Sadie Alexander became the first Black person in America to receive a PhD in economics. Then, she was functionally shut out of economics jobs...
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Of Memestocks and Milk Bags
Planet Money Business News 07-09-2021 23:18
We answer your questions about memestocks, milk in bags, the size of cereal boxes, and products exclusive to the rich, but not for long? | Subscribe t...
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