About That $50 Billion : Planet Money Bernard Madoff makes another pass through the headlines.
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About That $50 Billion

At my breakfast table in Brooklyn, the news was all Bernard Madoff -- the New York investment fund manager accused in a $50 billion fraud case.

From the New York Times: Spain's Banco Santander reports $3 billion exposure to Madoff/ The 17th floor of Madoff's office, where wealth went to vanish.

From the BBC: Banks hit worldwide by alleged Madoff fraud.

From the Wall Street Journal: Fannie Mae to end tenant evictions in foreclosures/ White House sizes up auto rescue/ OPEC races to get ahead of oil demand.

From the LA Times: Car industry woes strand design students/ World Bank chief says China's moves to shore up domestic economy could help global stability.