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Hacking the Perfect Auction

Hacking the Perfect Auction

I love how Planet Money always finds new obscure stories that tell you something about how money makes the world go round. In this episode: a meticulously planned auction for something invisible worth billions of dollars — and how some Wall Street guy hacked it by buying local TV stations.



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