We wanted to understand an eerie phenomenon that drives everything from the stock market to the price of orange juice. … More
The price tag is a fairly recent invention. And it’s already on its way out.
Zoo animals are different than most possessions, because zoos abide by a fundamental principle: You can’t sell or buy the … More
For the uninsured, hospital bills are full of high prices and hard-to-decipher codes.
On today’s show, we visit a breast pump boutique that has suddenly become a medical supply superstore. And we look … More
Last fall, we embarked on our latest adventure in investment journalism: We bought a gold coin. On today’s show, we … More
On today’s Planet Money, we make a radical change in our investment strategy: We buy gold. And we find that our … More