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Listener Mail: The Real CDO Sausage

In a recent story, we compared CDOs (complicated financial products) to sausage (ground meat stuffed into an oblong casing).

Listener K.Z. wrote to our partners at ProPublica after hearing the story:

Dear Sirs,

Thanks for the CDO article on NPR. ... I caught most of it, then I went to Google for you under "cdo and sausage" because I forgot your organization's name and in the process, I found this. ...

Yours truly,


Here's what he found:

From all of us at Planet Money, Sa amoy pa lang, tapos na'ng usapan!