Robert Smith Robert Smith is a correspondent for NPR's Planet Money where he reports on how the global economy is affecting our lives.

'Planet Money' Does The Math On 'The Six Billion Dollar Man'

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How A Swiss Cheese Cartel Made Fondue Popular

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These Days A Penny Doesn't Buy Very Much

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Varying Auto Safety Standards Interfere With Trade Negotiations

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Four Years Later And One Round Earlier, The Game Ends The Same

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World's Best Slalom Skier Prepares For Olympic Event

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Roundup At The Rink And On The Bobsled Track

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U.S. Women's Bobsled Team Features 2 Summer Olympians

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Bronze In Bobsled For A Team Of Steves

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Emotions Run High For Olympic U.S.-Russia Hockey Game

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