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224: Middlemen
Act One

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You can't do a program about middlemen without a story about business. In this act, we hear from a man who made his living buying low and selling high...incredibly high, sometimes at mark-ups of up to 1,000 percent. In the 1990s, when Michael Jordan led the Bulls, "X" took to the streets of Chicago scalping tickets and making what he refers to nostalgically as "phat money." (20 minutes)
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