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#254: Inside The Great Depression

On today's Planet Money, we hear the words of ordinary man — Benjamin Roth, a lawyer in Youngstown, Ohio — trying to...

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Savings rates, China vs India, and buy-to-let

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the state of the UK savings market, whether retail investors should look again at...

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#240 Planet Money: Marrying Off Spain's Troubled Banks

Spain's financial system is in trouble. Too many banks made too many bad loans. Part of the solution, the government...

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#239 Planet Money: Tiny Banks, Big Problems

The fate of Spain's economy may lie in a couple dozen savings banks called cajas de ahorros. These banks hold more...

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#231 Planet Money: Too Big To Save

In the teeth of the financial crisis, the government of Ireland decided to issue a blanket guarantee, promising to...

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#214 Planet Money: Toxie, R.I.P.

We are gathered here to day to commemorate the passing of Toxie, Planet Money's toxic asset. The first to speak will...

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#163 Planet Money: After The Flood

The FDIC swoops in and closes a failing bank. Then what? Last year, Chana Joffe-Walt told the story of a bank...

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Uncle Sam Plays 'God'

U.S. officials are now deciding which banks should get a potentially life-saving injection of public capital, and...

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PMI To The Rescue?

Listeners wrote to ask us what happened to all the private mortgage premiums that were paid to help banks in case of...

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Banks of America

Federal officials today announced they were using the $700 billion bailout to buy shares in banks. The idea is to get...

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You're Buying Banks

Thanks to a little-noticed provision that's sort of in the $700 billion bailout, the U.S. Treasury says it's...

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Monetary policy, challenger banks and active funds

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the Bank of England's latest comments on house prices and wages, challengers to...

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JP Morgan's Data Breach

WSJ's Mathew Passy reports on what JP Morgan Chase is and isn't saying about its data breach. Also, how mobile apps...

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Bank closures, junior Isas and European equities

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss whether Lloyds' branch closures spell the end of high street banking, the third...

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Savings rates, equity release and cybersecurity

Jonathan Eley and guests discuss the FCA's criticism of the savings market this week, why equity release is on the...

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Right to Buy, future of banks and safety deposit boxes

This week we delve into the Queens Speech and how it could transform the UK's housing market. Plus what is the future...

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Cognitive Dissonance Part 3: Enlightened-Aware

When I started this series of "discussions", I intended to do the first show as a compilation of my thoughts and...

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A Walk in the Park

Hendrik Hertzberg on Occupy Wall Street.

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Marketplace Lending: Past, Present & Beyond

In this podcast, Luan Cox, CEO of Crowdnetic and a guest contributor to our Alpha Now blog provides insight into the...

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Indian Banks In The Spotlight

In this podcast, Konstantinos Venetis from Fathom Consulting, an economic and financial markets consultancy and...

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