The Whiteboard - Most Recent
Jul 25, 2013
The criminal indictment of SAC Capital is all about the misuse of material of non-public information ... otherwise known as insider trading.
Jul 16, 2013
A former Goldman Sachs trader known as "Fabulous Fab" has been found liable in a mortgage securities fraud case. During the case, a judge asked to ban jargon. But because bankers aren't able to resist -- and for your own knowledge -- here's a primer to help.
Jul 9, 2013
The London Interbank Offered Rate, explained.
Jun 24, 2013
China's tightening up on its lenders, and that might slow the country down a big. That shouldn't be too much a problem for the rest of us, right?
Jun 21, 2013
A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 20, 2013
Fed chair Ben Bernanke says rising interest rates are a good thing. But good for whom, exactly?
Jun 13, 2013
Economists love to use the term "opportunity cost." In fact, you've probably heard it before. But what is it exactly? Senior producer and Whiteboard expert Paddy Hirsch explains.
May 29, 2013
For a moment there, things were looking really peachy in housing.
May 22, 2013
Your dollar bill isn't worth the paper it's printed on. Why? Because it's a fiat currency. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.