A Comical Explanations of Recent Economic Events

The truth is we’re all not Economists.  So watching the recent news can be overwhelming with facts and figures bombarding you from every broadcast.  Crisis this. Scandal that.  Pork, Pork, Pork.  Sometimes a little explanation is all some people need.  What better way to deliver that then through comedy.

Jimmy Kimel discovered a video by Sesame Street explaining how the Madoff Ponzi scheme worked

xkcd explains the difference between a Billion and a Million:

The Daily Show breaks down the pork in the stimulus package:

Intro to Jon Stewart’s meet up with CNBC’s Jim Cramer:

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