Making Cents of Money

Post Date: 27 June 2011

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Season 2, Episode 23

Image credit: Boston University.

Show me the money! Best-selling personal finance author and TV host Suze Orman gives us her two cents about investing, the economic melt-down, and the impact of science on the financial world. Andrew Lo, director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, guides us on a non-random walk down Wall Street and reveals the neurobiology behind financial transactions. Eugene Mirman coins some comic interest for a show that’s already an embarrassment of riches.

Co-Host:
Eugene Mirman Comedian.

Guests:
Suze Orman, Best-selling author of personal finance books, and host of the Suze Orman Show.
Andrew Lo, Director of the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, and chief investment strategist of the asset management company AlphaSimplex Group.

Music
Money” – Pink Floyd
Stacks O’ Money” – Eagles of Death Metal
Money (That’s What I Want)” – Barrett Strong
Take The Money and Run” – Steve Miller Band
Moneytalks” – AC/DC
She Works Hard for the Money” – Donna Summer
God Bless the Child” – Billie Holiday

  • mathieu malecot

    we can increase the average standard of living while individuals gain/lose wealth. scientific research helps achieve this by increasing efficiency so that supply constraints are minimized.