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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.
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49:36 | Apr 13th

This week, the Slate Money hosts are joined by Natalie Jaresko. She talks about her time as theMinister of Finance in Ukraine and her current position as the Executive Director of the FinancialOversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico.And in the ...Show More

38:35 | Feb 19th

Cathy O'Neil joins Felix on the inaugural episode of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Felix and Cathy talk overtravel; the joylessness of business class, alcohol on planes, optimization, and peanut butter crackers.Mathbabe’s Gu...Show More
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45:45 | Feb 23rd

On this week’s episode, Mehrsa Baradaran joins Anna, Emily, and Felix to discuss black banks and the racial wealth gap.In the Slate Plus segment: Mehrsa’s talks about the Push Coalition Wall Street Project and the conversations she’s had with the Rev...Show More

46:03 | Jan 21st, 2017

This week’s Slate Money comes to you from the World Economic Forum in Davos! Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by Adrian Monck, head of communications at the WEF, and Rana Foroohar, the soon-to-be A...Show More

49:53 | Jul 20th

This week, the Slate Money hosts talk about Elizabeth Warren’s plan for Private Equity, the surprising effects of gentrification, and Netflix’s current downtick.And in the Slate Plus segment: Cats. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @T...Show More

53:08 | Mar 31st, 2018

Felix Salmon, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and guest co-host, The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Fritz, discuss Fritz’s book, The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies, today’s movie stars, and inclusion riders. Production by Veraly...Show More

55:55 | Mar 24th, 2018

Felix Salmon, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and guest co-host, author Tim Fernholz discus Tim’s book, Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race, the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Wealthfront’s risk...Show More

54:50 | Dec 9th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by co-head of global fixed income at Loomis Sayles, David Rolley, to discuss: The new tax planEurope and BrexitVenezuela and st...Show More

1:09:12 | Oct 21st, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by Financial Times journalist Robin Wigglesworth to discuss:The size of the Norwegian sovereign wealth fundScandinavian economi...Show More

52:13 | May 6th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and author of Weapons of Math Destruction Cathy O’Neil discuss: -       Cathy O’Neil’s recent TED Talk-       The world of TED Talk conferences...Show More

53:43 | Feb 11th, 2017

On Cathy’s final episode, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, chat with Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distrac...Show More

50:02 | Feb 4th, 2017

It's an all-Cathy episode today on Slate Money! Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss three topics handpicked by Ms O'Neil. They are:- How the big-dat...Show More

47:41 | Sep 16th

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined b...Show More

52:19 | Sep 14th

This week, Yale Professor Daniel Markovits joins Emily and Felix to discuss his new book ‘The Meritocracy Trap’, Jeffrey Epstein and the MIT Media Lab, and the Volfefe Index. Plus: Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein. Follow@felixsalmon,@EmilyRPeckLearn m...Show More

50:58 | Sep 9th

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined b...Show More

49:50 | Sep 7th

This week, Felix explains this whole Brexit mess, Emily talks about Amazon’s irresponsible delivery polices and Anna finally gets to talk about Argentina. Plus: Walmart vs guns.HostEmily Peck, Felix Salmon, Anna SzymanskiFollow@felixsalmon, @Three_Gu...Show More

49:57 | Sep 2nd

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined b...Show More

35:38 | Aug 31st

This week, Felix, Emily and Anna are back in the studio to talk about Bill Dudley’s thoughts on Trump and the Fed, dig into the viability of Peloton and WeWork and to finally weigh in on Twitter’s great Chicken Sandwich Wars.Plus: GEFollow@felixsalmo...Show More

47:03 | Aug 26th

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of thesuperrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episodewith spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by ...Show More

51:42 | Aug 24th

Slate Money has been asking for your all your business and economics questions for weeks. And now it’s finally time to get some answers! Like are CDs actually useful to anyone? Are RSUs a fair form of compensation? Is the Gold Standard a dated concep...Show More

39:56 | Aug 19th

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined b...Show More

39:11 | Aug 17th

For a special India Edition of Slate Money, Felix, Emily and Anna are joined by economist Raghuram Rajan to talk about the economics of India and his new book The Third Pillar. And in Slate Plus: More with Raghuram Rajan.Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Gu...Show More

42:02 | Aug 12th

Don't worry, Slate Money is obsessed with Succession too. So we're going to be recapping and discussing the latest episode every week. For the season premiere, Felix and Emily are joined by journalist Edmund Lee to talk about the real world counterpa...Show More

1:02:42 | Aug 10th

This week, Emily Peck is out, so How To! Host Charles Duhigg joins Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski to discuss Chinese currency manipulation, the economics of agriculture, and instant payments.And in Slate Plus: The effective embargo on Venezuela.Foll...Show More

47:59 | Aug 3rd

This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss Jay Powell’s announcement that the Fed is cutting interest rates for the first time in over a decade, delve into the messed up economics of generic drugs and follow up on the whole Equifax refund debacle. And ...Show More

50:55 | Jul 30th

In this Slate Money Extra, Felix sits down with Scott Kupor, managing partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Scott and Felix discusses the world of venture capital as covered in his new book, 'Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capi...Show More

44:39 | Jul 27th

This week, Slate Money talks about Facebook’s $5 billion FTC fine, the UK’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the truth about the safety of safe deposit boxes. Plus a cameo from Toby the Dog!And in the Slate Plus segment: European Central Bank Ema...Show More

46:23 | Jul 13th

This week, Slate Money invites Neil Irwin, Senior Economics Correspondent for The New York Times, to the show to discuss Jeffrey Epstein, Christine Lagarde and his article on Economic Orthodoxy. And in the Slate Plus segment: Who will run the IMF now...Show More

44:09 | Jul 6th

This week, economics professor and author Emily Oster joins the Slate Money team to talk about what she learned writing her booksExpecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know andCribsheet: A Data-D...Show More

38:47 | Jun 29th

This week, Slate Money talks about the exit of Jony Ive, the man behind Apple’s most iconic designs, discusses the employee upset at Wayfair over the company’s involvement with detention centers and answers a listener question about the Chinese bank ...Show More

47:14 | Jun 22nd

This week, Slate Money talk about Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, the merits of upzoning and the Beyond Meat IPO. And in the Slate Plus segment: The billionaire who bought Sotheby’s.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Gui...Show More

42:11 | Jun 15th

This week, Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issues with Youtube’s policies, how bookstoresare actually surviving the Amazon Era and the job that nobody seems to want--Well Fargo’sCEO.And in the Slate Plus segment: Why you should be careful when talk...Show More

51:45 | Jun 8th

This week, Slate Money talks about the latest from the Federal Reserve, why Democrats are starting to turn on tech companies and Qualcomm’s grip on the industry. Tim Lee on Qualcomm Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@Em...Show More

46:17 | Jun 1st

This week, Slate Money talks about Trump’s trade wars with China and Mexico, theFiat/Chrysler Renault merger and MacKenzie Bezos’ giving pledge.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessami...Show More

44:50 | May 25th

This week, Slate Money discusses Robert Smith’s major gift to the graduating class ofMorehouse College, why office air conditioning might be a detriment to productivity and thedebate around carbon offsets.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsal...Show More

43:06 | May 18th

This week, Slate Money discusses the question of land redistribution in South Africa, the future of real estate broker fees and goes deep on the economics of oil.And in the Slate Plus segment: The Koons Rabbit that just sold for $91 million. Email: s...Show More

55:32 | May 11th

It’s Slate Money’s 5th birthday! And one of the show’s original hosts, Slate’s own Jordan Weissmann, has returned to celebrate. Felix, Anna, Emily & Jordan discuss the China tariffs, long vs short term investing and the Uber IPO and driver strikes. A...Show More

43:45 | May 4th

This week, Slate Money delves into the whole mess with Herman Cain and Stephen Moore, discusses the business of kidnapping and talks about why Jack Dorsey is being called the “Gwyneth Paltrow” of Silicon Valley. And in the Slate Plus segment: What’s ...Show More

53:28 | Apr 30th

In this bonus episode, Felix leads a live Q&A with Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on his new book 'People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent'.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...Show More

45:38 | Apr 27th

This week, Taffy Brodesser-Akner comes on the show to talk about her New York TimesMagazine piece on the arbitration against Sterling Jewelers, the parent company that ownsbrands like Kay, Jared and Zales. Plus, Taffy weighs in on the celebrity indus...Show More

42:28 | Apr 20th

This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss IPOs, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and all the money super rich people are throwing at Notre Dame Cathedral. And in the Slate Plus segment: Disney+ Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon,...Show More

23:21 | Apr 9th

This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Lale Arikoglu of Condé Nast Traveler and the Women Who Travel podcast, who is adamant that budget travel doesn’t have to be lame. Lale talks about how to take an amazing trip without breaking the bank....Show More

43:34 | Apr 6th

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Emily, Felix, and Anna discuss the New York Times Magazine story on the Murdoch family, the Bezos’ divorce settlement and Saudi Aramco. In the Slate Plus segment: Congestion pricing in Manhattan.Email: slatemone...Show More

20:47 | Apr 2nd

Kim Barrington Narisetti of the Urban Crayon Press joins Felix to discuss the somewhat daunting prospect of traveling with kids. Kim explains how to get kids excited about travel, how to adjust your strategy as they age and even how to make chicken f...Show More

41:17 | Mar 30th

On this week’s episode, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski discuss Apple’s list of new services, the Purdue Pharma settlement and Lyft going public. In the Slate Plus segment: Where have all the suits gone? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter...Show More

21:38 | Mar 26th

This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Charles Read of the Economist about why First Class cabins are giving way to Business Class and private jets. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonLearn more about your ad choices. Visit meg...Show More

44:57 | Mar 23rd

On this week’s episode, Felix, Emily and Anna discuss why you might be missing the point when talking about Operation Varsity Blues, argue about the Deutsche Bank/Commerzbank merger and talk about the growing concern around Boeing planes. In the Slat...Show More

25:34 | Mar 19th

This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Ron Lieber, the ‘Your Money’ columnist for The New York Times, about whether or not credit card rewards programs are really worth the hassle--not to mention the potentially hefty annual fees. Email: sl...Show More

45:18 | Mar 16th

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, David Wallace-Wells joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” and, frankly, freak everyone out about global warming.In the Slate Plus segment: Aerosols an...Show More

37:37 | Mar 12th

This week 'Slate Money: Travel' welcomes it’s most travelled guest to date: Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation. Katherine talks about what it’s like to travel 200 days out of the year for work, her tips for making economy...Show More

47:22 | Mar 9th

On this week’s episode, Katherine Maher, Executive Director of Wikimedia, joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss the information spectrum: from Wikipedia and academic journals to Zuckerberg’s pivot to privacy.Medium: Elizabeth Warren: Here’s How We ...Show More

36:24 | Mar 5th

Hospitality columnist Colin Nagy joins Felix to talk about creativity, brands, and ghosts as they relate to hotels, on episode three of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Skift: On Experience Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @...Show More

48:46 | Mar 2nd

On this week’s episode, Rob Cox from Breakingviews joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss Teslas finally being cheaper, Kraft & 3G, Facebook’s Content Moderation Failures, and the political scene in France.[ul]CNN:Tesla debuts long-awaited $35,000 M...Show More

45:01 | Feb 26th

Airline loyalty program expert Jay Sorensen joins episode two of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Felix and Jay talk all about the history of airline miles and the fascinating relationship between traveler, bank, and airline.Em...Show More

45:35 | Feb 16th

On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss lower tax refunds, Finland’s income experiment, and labor’s current strengths.In the Slate Plus segment: the weird labor market in...baseball. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @T...Show More

46:06 | Feb 9th

On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss Spotify buying the podcast company Gimlet, the wild labor expectations for women in Japan, and what your savings account might be earning.To hear the episode referenced with Alex Blumberg, check ...Show More

45:55 | Feb 2nd

On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss OFAC sanctions against Venezuela, Fed rates, and PG&E officially filing for bankruptcy.In the Slate Plus segment: could Apple be Facebook’s best regulator? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @fe...Show More

46:51 | Jan 26th

On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss AOC’s tax ideas at Davos, currency colonization, and Microsoft and housing.Note to listeners: this episode was recorded in the late morning, a few hours before the government shutdown ended.In th...Show More

43:19 | Jan 19th

On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix remember Jack Bogle, discuss constant Brexit drama, and take a look at bad dealmaking. In the Slate Plus segment: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed vacation plans for New Yorkers. Email: slat...Show More

42:37 | Jan 12th

Millennial burnout, odd rebranding efforts, and the World Bank. with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss government workers pay during the shutdown.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:...Show More

48:46 | Jan 5th

Slate Money talks Texas; tech and entrepreneurship, affordable housing and zoning, and the long history of oil in the state with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Lawrence Wright. In the Slate Plus segment, Lawrence Wright’s Mathew McCona...Show More

51:11 | Dec 29th, 2018

Slate Money talks (and listens to) an oral history of Silicon Valley - from outrageous VC funding and juvenile bros to society-altering tech and billion dollar business decisions - with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Adam Fisher. In th...Show More

51:38 | Dec 22nd, 2018

Slate Money on a new documentary about the financial crisis, the state of business and finance news, and a look at the duopoly with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Josh Tyrangiel. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Josh ...Show More

39:42 | Dec 15th, 2018

Huawei and the trade war, ride-share companies and IPOs, and Harvard stocking up on water with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss corporate governance for public companies (in partic...Show More

49:40 | Dec 8th, 2018

Facebook in Europe, Sandberg and Harvard Business School, the ‘Yellow Vest’ protests in France, and a look at the yield curve with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Duff McDonald.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Duff dis...Show More

50:09 | Dec 1st, 2018

GM’s plant closures, Carlos Ghosn in hot water, Trump trash-talking the Fed, and whether or not we should care about Apple & Microsoft’s Market Cap with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily di...Show More

1:00:30 | Nov 24th, 2018

Slate Money nerds out about sovereign debt in the past (Ecuador, Argentina, Greece), present (Venezuela, Puerto Rico), and future (Italy) with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Mitu Gulati, and Lee Buchheit.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Lee, an...Show More

50:03 | Nov 17th, 2018

Amazon’s new headquarters, mayhem with Brexit, and Steve Cohen getting more billions on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss wealthy Californians hiring privat...Show More

43:20 | Nov 10th, 2018

Slate Money talks about all the ramifications from this week’s midterms elections; Maxine Waters and big banks, Puerto Rico, the minimum wage, and cannabis on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus seg...Show More

50:05 | Nov 3rd, 2018

Brazil’s big election, Google employees walk out, Netflix employees get fired, and leveraged loans on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss IBM’s purchase of Re...Show More

1:05:17 | Oct 27th, 2018

This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com.American Express Business Platinum Card. Don't do business without it.Lending Club. Check your rate in minutes at lendingclu...Show More

42:13 | Oct 20th, 2018

Slate Money on the death of Sears, the Robinhood high frequency trading scandal, and the retreat of the Financial Stability Oversight Council on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, A...Show More

51:18 | Oct 13th, 2018

Slate Money on Winners Take All, Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia problem, and the alarming IPCC climate report on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Anand Giridharadas.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily an...Show More

52:55 | Oct 11th, 2018

Slate Money is proud to introduce you to Women in Charge. In this new series, Slate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner asks other female leaders about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are th...Show More

41:17 | Oct 6th, 2018

Trump’s Taxes, the “big hack”, and shakeups at GE on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss California’s new law mandating more female board directors.Email: sla...Show More

59:44 | Sep 29th, 2018

Thinking in Bets with a former professional poker player, why Elon Musk should get some sleep, and the thinking behind billionaire disaster planners on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Annie Duke.In the Slate Plu...Show More

54:56 | Sep 22nd, 2018

Billion Dollar Whale, multi-billion dollar heists, sovereign wealth funds, and the trade war with China on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Tom Wright.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily and Tom discuss...Show More

47:28 | Sep 15th, 2018

The financial collapse ten years later, how it brought on fracking, and a look at the future of the markets on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Bethany McLean.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily and Bet...Show More

40:31 | Sep 8th, 2018

Nike and Kaepernick, Les Moonves & Warner Bros, and Modi’s failed cash crackdownon this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck, In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss Amazon’s new valuation. Email: slatemo...Show More

58:02 | Sep 1st, 2018

New NAFTA negotiations, the state of legal weed, and a look at new labor proposals before the holiday on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Jordan Weissmann.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Jordan...Show More

42:13 | Aug 25th, 2018

White-collar crime, the aging bull market, and Greece’s exit from its bailout on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss NYU’s plan for tuition-free med school.Em...Show More

44:53 | Aug 18th, 2018

Accountable capitalism, Dollar General, and New TV on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck,  and Bloomberg Opinion’s Justin Fox.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Justin discuss Turkey and contagion.Email:...Show More

39:48 | Aug 11th, 2018

Tesla, a tweet-inspired diplomatic spat, and Indra Nooyi leaving PepsiCo on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski and the Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Rose.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Mathew discuss robot pizza and th...Show More

42:58 | Aug 4th, 2018

Silicon Valley hiring practices, free lunches, and stock buybacks on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss allegations of sexual misconduct involving CBS’s Les ...Show More

47:27 | Jul 28th, 2018

Tumbling tech stocks, Trump’s tariffs, Sergio Marchionne, and 23andMe on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper Kit Kats and Toblerone.  Email: slatemoney...Show More

47:01 | Jul 21st, 2018

Google’s $5 Billion fine, NYC’s public transit woes, and WeWork banning meat on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Annie, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ...Show More

56:04 | Jul 14th, 2018

Give People Moneyby Annie Lowrey, Turkey, and Kylie Jenner on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck and Annie Lowrey. In the Slate Plus segment, Annie, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper on Annie’s book and Felix’s Slat...Show More

49:10 | Jul 7th, 2018

Janus v. AFSME, installment loans, and AMLO’s election victory on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Max Jacobs.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44:57 | Jun 30th, 2018

Slate Money on Germany: economy post-reunification, education, and the housing market on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Adam Tooze.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder and Max Jacobs.Learn more about your ad ...Show More

41:50 | Jun 23rd, 2018

Public transit, pregnancy, and Rwanda on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49:10 | Jun 16th, 2018

Bad Blood by John Carreyrou, Netflix, and Just Capital on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck and John Carreyrou. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51:22 | Jun 9th, 2018

GitHub, WhatsApp, and Australia on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Paul Ford. Podcast Production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47:30 | Jun 2nd, 2018

Italy, the Volcker Rule, and sandwiches on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast Production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

41:29 | May 26th, 2018

Arbitration, the Pope, and customer returns on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50:05 | May 19th, 2018

Tax cuts, jobs, and Slate 90 on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Catherine Rampell. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44:40 | May 12th, 2018

Mothers, Michael Cohen and Argentina on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. We recorded on Thursday this week so the Michael Cohen news continued to develop after taping.Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about y...Show More

51:08 | May 5th, 2018

The Sprint–T-Mobile merger, remittances, and Apple buybacks on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Yinka Adegoke.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52:59 | Apr 28th, 2018

Self-driving cars, Ford, and WeWork debt on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Meredith Broussard. Meredith's new book Artificial Unintelligenceis available now.Production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. ...Show More

49:22 | Apr 21st, 2018

Brands, airspace, and authenticity on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Kyle Chayka. Production by Daniel Schroeder,Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49:43 | Apr 14th, 2018

The Rusal sanctions, lawyers, and credit default swaps on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Matt Levine. Production work by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51:40 | Apr 7th, 2018

Potential trade wars, the gender wage gap, and New Zealand in this week's episode from Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52:08 | Mar 17th, 2018

Listener questions about universal basic income, getting swole, McDonald's, and housing, with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Jordan Weissmann. Podcast production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:02:37 | Mar 10th, 2018

Gary Cohn, South African land, and Dodd-Frank in this week's Slate Money with Felix Salmon, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski. Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit...Show More

55:22 | Mar 3rd, 2018

Tariffs, Seychelles, and expert networks on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Jordan Weissmann. Production by Daniel Schroeder Please fill out the Slate podcast survey at slate.com/podcastsurveyLearn more about your ad choice...Show More

52:13 | Feb 24th, 2018

Guns, GE, and Alibaba on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Jordan Weissmann, and special guest Rob Cox of Breakingviews.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1:04:37 | Feb 17th, 2018

Cryptocurrencies, fertility, and Nigerian corruption on this week's Slate Money with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Erin Griffith.Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51:17 | Feb 10th, 2018

Volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Jordan Weissmann.Podcast production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47:08 | Feb 3rd, 2018

Felix Salmon, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and author of Kids These Days Malcolm Harris discuss:Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of MillennialsMillennialsUnpaid InternshipsEmail: sl...Show More

39:21 | Jan 27th, 2018

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and chairman and editor in chief of the Slate Group Jacob Weisberg discuss Trump in Davos.In Slate Plus: Scaramucci in DavosCheck out other P...Show More

50:27 | Jan 20th, 2018

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:The Blackrock letterSuper PIK bondsThe Gates Foundation paying off Nigeria’s debt to JapanIn Slate Plus: The collapse of Carillion...Show More

50:58 | Jan 13th, 2018

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Trump visiting DavosHuaweiiPhone addictionIn Slate Plus: Manhattans versus Old FashionedsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panop...Show More

53:40 | Jan 6th, 2018

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Iceland legislating income equalitySpotify going publicThe protests in IranIn Slate Plus: Spotify’s debtCheck out other Panoply po...Show More

39:44 | Dec 30th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and CEO of Skift, Rafat Ali discuss:Airbnb and overtourismLow-cost airlinesThe travel industryIn Slate Plus: How businesses rely on tourismCh...Show More

41:20 | Dec 23rd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski answer your voicemails on topics like debt to GDP ratios, trade settlement periods, and the morals of financial reporting.In Slate Plus: T...Show More

56:57 | Dec 16th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Disney acquiring 21st Century FoxApple buying ShazamBitcoin futuresIn Slate Plus: More bitcoin discussionCheck out other Panoply p...Show More

54:17 | Dec 2nd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by author Rachel Schneider to discuss:The Financial Diaries, by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel SchneiderAffirm and financing consu...Show More

1:12:56 | Nov 25th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by Teddy Goff of Black Tap, and Francis Lam of the Splendid Table for their live show to discuss:Restaurant buzzVegetarianismTh...Show More

53:38 | Nov 18th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:The sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator MundiReplacing Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection BureauThe pol...Show More

56:46 | Nov 11th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political-risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Corruption in Saudi ArabiaWilbur RossUniversity endowments and the Paradise PapersIn Slate Plus: Stealing the World Cup from Qatar...Show More

48:24 | Nov 4th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:The Republican tax planThe opioid crisis and the Sackler familyIncoming Federal Reserve Board Chair Jay PowellIn Slate Plus: Pass-...Show More

51:34 | Oct 28th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political-risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Sexual harassmentSaudi Arabia’s $500 billion city NEOMTrading cryptocurrenciesIn Slate Plus: Why do bankers like higher interest r...Show More

1:00:11 | Oct 14th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by economist Tim Harford to discuss:Richard Thaler’s Nobel prizeTim Harford’s book, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern EconomyBrexitCheck out other Panoply podcasts ...Show More

56:59 | Oct 7th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by Quartz’s Africa editor Yinka Adegoke to discuss:Lagos and NairobiChina in AfricaThe political scandal in South AfricaOn Slate Plus, we continue talking to Justin about...Show More

48:03 | Sep 30th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, discuss:Taking part of Eminem’s music public with guest Justin Kalifowitz of Downtown Music PublishingBondholders of Puerto Rican debtThe...Show More

54:24 | Sep 23rd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, discuss:-       Toys R Us filing for bankruptcy-       The new startup Loftium-       Sukuk bondsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at pano...Show More

49:17 | Sep 16th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, discuss:EquifaxThe scandal at SoFiHomicidal sexbotsCheck out other Panoply podcasts ...Show More

53:37 | Sep 9th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor in chief of the The Slate Group, discuss:Ticket sale scamsThe sale of legacy media brands like the Ne...Show More

52:41 | Sep 2nd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Hurricane Harvey and flood insurance-       Construction productivity-       Tax reformCheck out other Panoply podcasts at pan...Show More

52:25 | Aug 26th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Passive investing-       Driscoll’s strawberries-       The banana markeCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Ema...Show More

1:01:55 | Aug 19th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer at a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and VP and Managing Director of Impact Investing at Enterprise Community Partners Julia Shin discuss:-       The di...Show More

51:04 | Aug 12th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer at a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Pink slime and food libel-       Disney and Netflix-       Office open seating plansCheck out ot...Show More

47:24 | Aug 5th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer of a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       The rising stock market-       The composition of index funds-       EtsyCheck out other Panoply...Show More

1:15:05 | Jul 29th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Anthony Scaramucci and the sale of SkyBridge Capital-       Slumps in productivity-       Hampton Creek’s board members leav...Show More

50:33 | Jul 22nd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Private student loan debt-       Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank-       Hedge funders evading taxesCheck out other Panoply po...Show More

51:12 | Jul 15th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Visa’s push to go cashless-       Coding boot camps-       Warren Buffett trying to get into the utilities marketCheck out o...Show More

50:44 | Jul 8th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, author Jesse Eisinger, and archeologist Larry Coben discuss:-       The Chickenshit Club by Jesse Eisinger-       Sexual harassment in Silicon Valley-       Hobby Lobby’s attempted acqui...Show More

43:45 | Jul 1st, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:- Google being fined for antitrust violations in the E.U.- The bailout of two Italian banks- Seattle’s minimum wageCheck out other P...Show More

1:06:48 | Jun 24th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down-       Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods-       Bancor and ICOsCheck out other Panoply...Show More

51:12 | Jun 17th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by Call Your Girlfriend podcast host Aminatou Sow to discuss:Amanda Chantal Bacon and GOOPPyramid schemes and HerbalifeEmail scam...Show More

53:11 | Jun 10th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       The UK election-       The Spanish banking crisis-       If Qatar is financing extremismCheck out other Panoply podcasts at ...Show More

52:16 | Jun 3rd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss leaving the Paris Agreement, credit scores at a record high, and Goldman Sachs buying Venezuelan bonds.Check out other Panoply podca...Show More

52:40 | May 27th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss corruption in Brazil, US fracking and the effects on OPEC, and Paul Romer's war on bankspeak.Check out other Panoply podcasts at pan...Show More

44:31 | May 20th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: -       The auto industry as an indicator of a slowing economy-       Artificial intelligence as the next big innovation-       App...Show More

52:52 | May 13th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: -       Matthew Desmond’s piece on the mortgage interest deduction in the New York Times Magazine.-       The low level of the Vola...Show More

45:17 | Apr 29th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Huffington Post senior reporter Emily Peck, discuss:Sheryl Sandberg’s new book on grief, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy.Former Microsoft CEO Steve B...Show More

55:38 | Apr 22nd, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, discuss:The bizarre circumstances surrounding Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation.Portland’s radical decision to divest from all corp...Show More

51:21 | Apr 15th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, discuss:South Africa’s credit rating downgrade to junk status.How markets aren’t responding predictably to recent economic events.Minneapol...Show More

46:17 | Apr 8th, 2017

Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, discuss:ProPublica’s report that minority neighborhoods pay higher car insurance premiums than whiteRentberry, a controversial new company ...Show More

1:09:39 | Apr 1st, 2017

In the follow-up to Slate Money’s much-beloved original wine episode, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and author Bianca Bosker dive into her new book Cork Dork. They discuss:The difference between natural and ...Show More

39:34 | Mar 25th, 2017

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Huffington Post senior reporter Emily Peck discuss:Thinx founder Miki Agrawal’s sexual harassment allegationsHow venture capital placed massive strains on the promising digi...Show More

45:45 | Mar 18th, 2017

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political analyst and emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, discuss: The future of the European Union in the face of rising populismIceland’s lifting of capital controlsHo...Show More

41:18 | Mar 11th, 2017

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Laurel Touby, founder of Mediabistro, discuss: The eccentric billionaire owner of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son.How Swift cut North Korean banks off from the global financial syst...Show More

48:01 | Mar 4th, 2017

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Sheelah Kolhatkar, New Yorker staff writer  and author of Black Edge, discuss the turmoil at Bridgewater Management, how a hedge funder tried to take down Herbalife, and the...Show More

49:21 | Feb 25th, 2017

On this week’s Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Heather Long, CNNMoney’s senior markets and economy writer, discuss:The fallout from Uber’s sexual harassment allegations.The attempted takeover ...Show More

49:46 | Feb 18th, 2017

This week, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Leigh Gallagher, author of the book, The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions . . . and Created Plenty of Controversy, discu...Show More

41:46 | Jan 28th, 2017

Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, discuss:America’s about-face on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and what that means for the country. How Citigr...Show More

47:26 | Jan 14th, 2017

Today on Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:- The mysterious history of the Bic Cristal Ballpoint pen - Bond investing in a rising-rat...Show More

45:36 | Jan 7th, 2017

Today on Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:- The growing number of pink-collar caregiving jobs, which men often don’t want- Trump's d...Show More

1:08:27 | Dec 31st, 2016

Today’s episode comes to you live from Brooklyn’s Union Hall! Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by:Steve Hindy -- Brooklyn Brewery FounderDan K...Show More

48:40 | Dec 24th, 2016

Today on Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: America’s growing lead poisoning problem The actual effectiveness of China’s educational ...Show More

42:47 | Dec 17th, 2016

Today on Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:The hidden consequences of attaching health grades to employeesThe Fed’s recent rate hike ...Show More

43:32 | Dec 10th, 2016

Today on Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann devote the whole episode to aviation and discuss:United Airlines’ new Basic Economy fareTrump’s pl...Show More

40:58 | Dec 3rd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discus Trump’s economic team.Topics discussed on today’s show includ...Show More

56:37 | Nov 26th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann and special guest, Laura Arnold the Co-Chair of the Laura and John Arnol...Show More

51:10 | Nov 19th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weisman are joined by ProPublica financial reporter Jesse Eisinger to discuss:- The practice of pay...Show More

47:18 | Nov 12th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weisman, summarize where we are post election. Topics discussed on today’s show:Why markets didn’t...Show More

44:12 | Nov 5th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann breakdown the cost of living forever.Topics discussed on today’s sho...Show More

50:54 | Oct 29th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Recode’s Edmund Lee breakdown the breakups and mergers in business and finance news this week.Topics discussed o...Show More

45:06 | Oct 22nd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weisman breakdown how things are heating up with the HFC deal, proposed NYC Airbnb...Show More

52:41 | Oct 15th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talks to English economist and author of Messy: The Power of Disorder to...Show More

53:00 | Oct 8th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion; Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction; and Time correspondent Haley Sweetland Edwards talk about Haley’s new book on shadow courts, the current plight of a...Show More

47:08 | Oct 1st, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Wall Street Journal reporter and host of WSJ Heard on the Street Miriam Gottfried talks the highs and lows of th...Show More

53:55 | Sep 24th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Ryan Avent, author of The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century discuss how jobs are ...Show More

47:15 | Sep 17th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Senior Finance Correspondent at Business Insider, Linette Lopez (@lopezlinette).Topics discussed on today’s show include:-What the lending ...Show More

48:39 | Sep 10th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann dive into Cathy’s new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.” We discuss the worst math how...Show More

47:54 | Sep 3rd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist, Jordan Weisman, discuss: Apple’s overseas tax problem.How the university Harvey Mudd transf...Show More

43:19 | Aug 27th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Senior Finance Correspondent at Business Insider, Linette Lopez (@lopezlinette). Topics discussed on today’s show include:Why the brokerage...Show More

54:39 | Aug 20th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk the economics of 21st century products with Paul Ford (@ftrain), writer and co-founder of the digital prod...Show More

45:54 | Aug 13th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Josh Barro, Senior Editor at Business Insider, discuss hedge funds, declining US productivity, and technological inno...Show More

54:05 | Aug 6th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the scuttlebutt at Wal-Mart, Uber, and in Massachusetts law.Topics ...Show More

48:40 | Jul 30th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk big data.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Verizon buys Yahoo  for 4.8 billion-MSCI CEO study show...Show More

46:32 | Jul 23rd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk big data.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-How venture capitalist Peter Thiel, really feels about ...Show More

54:57 | Jul 16th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Why the UFC sold for 4 billion dollars-NBA salary cap, ode to unions...Show More

45:42 | Jul 9th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org,and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-UK Property funds are in trouble post-Brexit-What it means for intere...Show More

44:35 | Jul 2nd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Chris Lehman of the Baffler. Topics discussed on today’s show include:-How religion became an industry in Ame...Show More

54:01 | Jun 25th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Leo Carey of the New Yorker gather to grieve.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Why the Leave vote succeeded.-How UK politics got us here.-What thi...Show More

1:01:59 | Jun 18th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Paul Ford of Postlight discuss Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-...Show More

46:07 | Jun 11th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann get saucy.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-French hottie, and rogue trader, Jérôme Kerviel can do no w...Show More

52:46 | Jun 4th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discussthe gains and losses of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Was Elizabeth Holmes ever a b...Show More

52:12 | May 28th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the baddies of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Why Peter Thiel is funding Hulk Hogan...Show More

52:30 | May 21st, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Time's Rana Foroohar, author of Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance & the Fall of American Business discuss the current state of capitalism. Topics disc...Show More

51:11 | May 14th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss loans and investments.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-There's trouble at the Lending Club.-Go...Show More

1:03:19 | May 7th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cath  O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by the New Yorker's James Surowiecki. Topics discussed on today’s show include:-“Drop a tear for tho...Show More

45:30 | Apr 30th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are just fine without Yanis Varoufakis.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-It's Groundhog Day in Greece.-...Show More

54:37 | Apr 23rd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Silicon Valley O.G. Margit Wennmachers joins hosts FelixSalmon of Fusion and Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org to talk corporate culture.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Theranos faked it til they made it. Then unm...Show More

39:30 | Apr 16th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money host Felix Salmon of Fusion goes to the Future History Festival in Baltimore and meets with Rose Eveleth of Flash Forward and Gideon Lichfield of Quartz to talk time travel. Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Wil...Show More

1:02:54 | Apr 9th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Simple CEO Josh Reich discuss money going global.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Josh's story of ho...Show More

52:47 | Apr 2nd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss things coming to an end.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Failures in the gig economy, and our ...Show More

49:45 | Mar 26th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss displacement.Topics discussed on today’s show include:- What the election is teaching us about free tra...Show More

47:45 | Mar 19th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the biggest mess-ups of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Bangladesh's bank account at...Show More

49:28 | Mar 12th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Stacey Vanek Smith of Planet Money discuss the business and finance news of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Buying citizenship, in St. ...Show More

50:27 | Mar 5th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk sales taxes.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Cathy battles the tampon tax.-Ted Cruz makes a prop...Show More

56:58 | Feb 27th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Guan Yang joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about battles with the government. Topics discussed on today’s show include:-The Apple...Show More

59:47 | Feb 20th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Neil Irwin, author of The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire, joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann. This week is all about...Show More

53:41 | Feb 13th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Muhamed El-Erian joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk about the future of central banks.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Our ec...Show More

46:23 | Feb 6th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk cold hard cash.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-The failure of bitcoin, and why we'll never have...Show More

53:24 | Jan 30th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, Miriam Gottfried of the Wall Street Journal, and Shane Ferro of the Huffington Post talk about feelings.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Facebook's new emoji option...Show More

48:52 | Jan 23rd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix goes to the World Economic Forum in Davos!Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate'sMoneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest Jenny Anderson, a Quartz reporter at the ...Show More

46:19 | Jan 16th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest William Easterly, Professor of Economics at New York University, and the author of The T...Show More

47:03 | Jan 9th, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest Elly Trickett, editor-in-chief of IBM.com and former director of content for Weight Watc...Show More

57:21 | Jan 2nd, 2016

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:• The economics of partying on New Years Eve in Times Square• The risky side of derivatives trading • Warren...Show More

1:02:35 | Dec 26th, 2015

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and author Harold Pollack discuss:• Harold's simple financial guide, The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated• The current...Show More

43:27 | Dec 19th, 2015

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, discuss:• The economics of the Star Wars franchise• How the FED hiked interest rates for the first time in almost a...Show More