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Michael Milken

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The CryptoQueen

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Escheat Show

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Episode 763: BOTUS

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Episode 761: The Bank War

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Episode 758: Can Trump Take The Money?

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Episode 513: Dear Economist, I Need A Date

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Episode 671: An Insider Trader Tells All

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Episode 505: A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed

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Episode 659: How To Make $3 Trillion Disappear

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The over-hyped Dow Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Episode 443: Don't Believe The Hype

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Episode 608: Shorters Gonna Short

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Episode 598: The Very First Short

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Episode 597: We're Short America

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Bob Peterson claims to have found the thing people have sought for thousands of years — an investment guaranteed to double in value. He keeps it in this storage locker. Bob Peterson/Bob Peterson hide caption

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Episode 581: Free Money

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Spreadsheets, Ex-Cons And A Karate Studio: Life At The Bottom Of The Debt Business

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