Planet Money

Planet Money

NPR's Planet Money is a podcast about the economy for people who think they aren't interested in economics. Hosted by Amanda Aronczyk, Mary Childs, Karen Duffin, Jacob Goldstein and Kenny Malone

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The Rest of the Story, 2022 
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Streaming music for at least 30 seconds is a great way to support artists like Earnest Jackson and help reach their goals. Additionally, donating to your local NPR station is an easy way to support the show and keep their work going.

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Which Economic Indicator Defined 2022? 
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Key Takeaways 1. Interest rates are a key indicator of the economy, and understanding how the Federal Reserve's decisions can impact our daily lives is essential. 2. Interest rate hikes can have a major long-term impact on consumers, increasing the amount of interest you pay on your loan significantly. 3....

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In Defense of Gift Giving
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Kenny Malone was skeptical of gifts and thought cash was the best way to go, but today he is going to be convinced otherwise! Through three Nobel Prize-winning economic theories, Jeffrey Guo will explain how gifts can be more meaningful than money.

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Two Indicators: The Fight Over ESG Investing 
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Fifteen years ago, ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing was in its Wild West era. Few companies tracked or released data on the social or environmental impact of their operations, or even bothered to keep track in the first place.

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The Sports Ticket Price Enigma 
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The deflation of ticket prices during the pandemic could be attributed to a lack of data, and with sports slowly coming back online, more ticket data is needed to settle the anomalies and glitches in the matrix.

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Spam Call Bounty Hunter 
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If you have a phone, chances are you've gotten a lot of calls from telemarketers, many of which are illegal. But did you know that you can take the companies that call you to court? The Telephone Consumer Protection Act lets you sue for $500 for every illegal phone call...

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