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'The biggest risk is the one you never take'

Jun 29, 2012
On the best advice I've been given.

Final note on health care: We'll have to wait and see

Jun 28, 2012
For all the analysis and predictions about the health care reform law, nobody knows what will happen.
Posted In: health care

Predictions on the health care decision tomorrow

Jun 27, 2012
Will the Supreme Court uphold the health care reform law? We spoke a different kind of expert about the matter.
Posted In: health care reform law

George Soros predicts an EU armageddon

Jun 26, 2012
The billionaire investor said yesterday there's not a lot of time left for Europe to fix its debt crisis.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, George Soros

What happens when people work from home

Jun 25, 2012
A new survey says people don't always work when they work from home. But people who work from home are actually more productive than the rest of us.
Posted In: Work

Curt Schilling speaks about his financial losses

Jun 22, 2012
The former Boston Red Sox pitcher spoke publicly today about his failed video game company 38 Studios, and about his diminished wealth.
Posted In: Curt Schilling

Remembering economist Anna Schwartz

Jun 21, 2012
The economist died today at age 96. We look back at our interview with her three years ago, and her opinions on Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan.
Posted In: Anna Schwartz

Cheers: A beer for dogs

Jun 20, 2012
Apparently, you can now have a pint with man's best friend.
Posted In: beer, dogs

Walgreens to expand, and more economic acronyms

Jun 19, 2012
Walgreens will spend nearly $7 billion in a stake in European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots. And inspired by yesterday's story on HENRYs, more on economic acronyms.
Posted In: Walgreens

Roger Clemens found not guilty in perjury trial

Jun 18, 2012
The seven-time Cy Young Award winner was on trial for making false statements, perjury and obstructing Congress when he testified about steroid use during a February 2008 inquiry by the House Oversight and Government Affairs.
Posted In: roger clemens

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About this collection

"Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's Freakonomics Radio, a project that includes a weekly podcast, regular segments on Marketplace, and one-hour specials to be broadcast on public-radio stations across the country. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.