Planet Money Podcast http://kunc.org en Episode 469: Rhino Horns And Clean Water http://kunc.org/post/episode-469-rhino-horns-and-clean-water On today's show: Two stories from Kenya.<p><strong>1.</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/05/15/184135826/can-economics-save-the-african-rhino" target="_blank">Can Economics Save The African Rhino?</a> Poachers kill rhinos for their horns. Some economists think legalizing the horns could save the rhinos.<p><strong>2.</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/06/20/193587906/a-surprising-barrier-to-clean-water-human-nature" target="_blank">A Surprising Barrier To Clean Water: Human Nature</a>. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:01:00 +0000 46439 at http://kunc.org Episode 469: Rhino Horns And Clean Water Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down http://kunc.org/post/episode-396-father-high-speed-trading-thinks-we-should-slow-down-0 Thomas Peterffy's life story includes a typing robot, a proto-iPad, and a vast fortune he amassed as one of the first guys to use computers in financial markets.<p>On today's show, Peterffy tells us his story — and he explains why he's worried about the financial world he helped create.<p>Also on the show: We talk with Simone Foxman of <a href="http://qz.com/" target="_blank">Quartz</a> about high-speed traders <a href="http://qz.com/92786/more-evidence-that-data-thomson-reuters-gives-its-clients-may-be-leaking-out-even-earlier-than-its-meant-to/" target="_blank">paying to get a key financial Fri, 14 Jun 2013 22:20:00 +0000 45828 at http://kunc.org Episode 396: A Father Of High-Speed Trading Thinks We Should Slow Down The Haiti School Project Responds To Our Show "It's Hard To Do Good" http://kunc.org/post/haiti-school-project-responds-our-show-its-hard-do-good The folks over at the <a href="http://haitischoolproject.org/">Haiti School Project</a> recently sent us this letter in response to our show on their project, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/05/21/185801589/episode-460-its-hard-to-do-good">Episode 460: It's Hard To Do Good</a>. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 22:17:00 +0000 45257 at http://kunc.org The Haiti School Project Responds To Our Show "It's Hard To Do Good" Episode 217: The Art Of Living At The Poverty Line http://kunc.org/post/episode-217-art-living-poverty-line On today's Planet Money, we meet a single mother who makes $16,000 a year — and who managed to fund a vacation at a Caribbean resort with an interest-free loan from one of the world's largest banks.<p>Edith Calzado gets credit cards with teaser zero-percent interest rates — then transfers her balance before the rate ticks up. She signs up for store cards to get discounts — then pays off her bill on time. She gets food stamps and lives in subsidized housing. Fri, 24 May 2013 21:52:00 +0000 44808 at http://kunc.org Episode 217: The Art Of Living At The Poverty Line Episode 459: Getting It Right http://kunc.org/post/episode-459-getting-it-right On today's show: Three short stories about trying to figure out what things are really worth.<p>When Lady Gaga writes a song, does that count as economic output? Is a $20 bill worth $20 in Myanmar? Fri, 17 May 2013 20:20:00 +0000 44465 at http://kunc.org Episode 459: Getting It Right