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That creepy eye on the back of the dollar bill, explained

Mar 3, 2014
You've seen it a million times without really looking at it. What is that doing there?
Why does the U.S. dollar bill have a pyramid with an eye on top?
Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Our national obsession with the 'tenure' T-note, explained

Feb 21, 2014
A listener wrote to ask about our obsession with the so-called "tenture teanote". Well, you asked for it....

25 for 25: Leave the big numbers to Janet Yellen

Feb 12, 2014
The numbers we use to measure our economy might not be telling us what we think they are.