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The Stock Market Has Been and Always Will Be Volatile   Leave a comment

Markets Open One Day After Dow's Biggest Drop In A YearLink: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/economy/stock-market-has-been-and-always-will-be-volatile

Summary: Many people are worried about the stock markets, especially with everything going on in the world (Germany’s bad news, Ebola, etc). However, the stock market is a volatile place–and, according to Quincy Crosby, a financial market strategist at¬†Prudential Financial, it’s meant to be that way.

Original Air Date: October 10, 2014

Length: 2 minutes 11 seconds

Our Cute Animal Experiment, Explained   Leave a comment

Link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/01/11/132838904/the-tuesday-podcast-our-cute-animal-experiment-explained

Selection of cute animal images from the experiment

Summary: An illustration of Keynes’ explanation of the origin of asset bubbles using videos of cute animals.

Original air date: January 11, 2011

Length: 21:43

Main story content begins: 2:44

Posted July 27, 2012 by audioecon in History of Economics, Keynes, Planet Money

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