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On today's show, we go shopping. We're bringing you stories about how we spend our money and what these purchases teach us about economics.
Why Amazon Loses Money On Every Kindle Fire: The Kindle Fire is a book store, a movie theater and a record shop. And Amazon's the one selling the books, movies and music.
Why A New York Cheese Buyer Hangs On The Euro's Fate: Most of the cheese at Murray's Cheese Shop comes from Europe. And the cheese buyer's bonus hinges on the future of the euro.
The Income Gap, Explained With Candy Corn: The numbers detailing the income gap between rich and poor can be difficult to grasp so we use candy to help explain.
Plus, a story about the kinds of things governments pay for:
When Governments Pay People To Have Babies It's a strategy some countries have adopted to boost falling fertility rates. Here's why it often fails.
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