Episode 476: The Return Of The Indicator*


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A pawn shop in Los Angeles, CA.

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*Not really. But sort of.

On today's show, we bring you three Planet Money radio stories, each of which looks at something indicator-ish:

1. The price of gold: What A Falling Gold Price Means For Pawn Shops

2. The Beige Book: The 'Ask Your Uncle' Approach To Economics

3. The price of a pedi-cab ride: How To Spend $442 on a 15-minute cab ride

Music: The Helio Sequence's "The Measure," Lykke Li's "Youth Knows No Pain," Hospitality's "The Right Profession," and Daughter's "Youth." Find us: Twitter / Facebook / Spotify / Tumblr. Download the Planet Money iPhone App.



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