390: Return To The Giant Pool of Money

390: Return To The Giant Pool of Money

Sep 25, 2009
In which we mark the anniversary of the economic collapse and the anniversary of Planet Money: Recapping some of the original episode, The Giant Pool of Money, and finding out what's happened to all those guys in the year since.
You can check out all of our shows on the economy here.
  • Host Ira Glass talks with NPR correspondent Adam Davidson about a black tie event he attended in the spring of 2008. The event was an awards dinner for finance professionals who created the mortgage-based financial instruments that nearly brought down the global economic system. Adam checks back with one of the men he met at that dinner and learns how his views have changed, pretty radically, over the last 18 months. (5 minutes) BusinessEconomics

    Embed

    Copy and paste the HTML below to embed this story into your web page or blog.

    pixels

Photo

Embed

Copy and paste the HTML below to embed this episode into your web page or blog.

pixels