October 31, 2008 Whoa. A listener inside NPR sends us a correction about our own equipment. We are so corrected.
October 31, 2008 Since the financial crisis began, the Securities and Exchange Commission and members of Congress have been examining the financial regulatory environment. Some people in the financial industry seem to be excited about the idea of new regulations, which they say could lead to more business and more jobs.
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October 30, 2008 Simon Johnson, our house-calling economist, pays a visit to the U.S. House of Representatives.
October 30, 2008 Michael wants to know why the TED spread should be below 1. Is that just an arbitrary number?
October 24, 2008 Our Economist House Caller, Simon Johnson has an interesting post: he's hearing that the 7 richest countries will announce a ma
October 24, 2008 One of the ironic consequences of the financial crisis is how it has brought together conservative and liberal economists. The two sides suddenly find themselves in agreement about how to mitigate the consequences of the worst economic shakeout since the Great Depression.
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October 23, 2008 A listener asks whether, when and how the U.S. government will sell the shares its buying in banks.
October 23, 2008 I'm always a fan of Portfolio columnist Felix Salmon. He's sharp, he knows his stuff, and isn't afraid to come way out and call a fool a fool.
October 23, 2008 Our housecalling economist makes sense of the mess in Argentina.
October 22, 2008 Our friends at ProPublica take a hard look at the government's plan for separating winners and losers.
October 22, 2008 A listener asks how well-paid money traders are, and a money trader sort of answers!
October 21, 2008 Come play Economist Housecall with us on Friday. Send us your stories. We'll call you up and talk them over with an economist.
October 21, 2008 A listener wants to know whether banks should be required to let the public know just how toxic their assets are.
October 21, 2008 The Federal Reserve makes some kind of move, maybe a big one, and everyone scrambles to figure it out.
October 21, 2008 Will Aston-Reese, one of our two favorite credit market traders and frequent Planet Money guest (as well as All Things Considered guest) sent me a note this morning critiquing the positive news in a
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