Market Power

The ability of a firm (or group of firms) to influence the price of a good, either by setting the quantity traded or by setting the price. 

Dueling Indicators: Stock Market Edition

Countless arguments can be made that the stock market is overvalued, and just as many that it is undervalued.

A Special Price Just for You

All prices are not created equal

How to Make a $1500 Sandwich in Only 6 Months

I spent 6 months and $1500 to completely make a sandwich from scratch. Including growing my own vegetables, making my own salt from ocean water, milking a cow to make cheese, grinding my own flour from wheat, collecting my own honey, and killing a chicken myself.

Profit, Loss, and Discovery

Economics professor Howie Baetjer of Towson University explains how the market process generates improvements in the human condition.

Episode 657: The Tale of the Onion King - Planet Money

Vince Kosuga farmed onions. Then he tried trading them on the market, too. He made millions. Today on the show: How trading got so out of hand that the Chicago River flowed with America's onions.

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