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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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The Xi Loves Me Edition

Jan 21st, 201741:18

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 Associate Editor of the Financial Times. They discuss:China’s President Xi Jinping and his support of globalizationBritain's role in the world, post BrexitThe future of banks and business in a more populist western worldCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Points of Courage, a podcast from Hiscox Insurance about the adventure of starting up a business. Check out Points of Courage wherever you get your podcasts and learn more about how Hiscox Insurance can help protect your business by going to Hiscox.com. And by Freshbooks, who have launched an all-new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com/slatemoney and enter slatemoney in the “How did you hear about us” section. And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money. 

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The Hollywood Edition

Mar 31st53:08

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 Veralyn Williams

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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 risky decision. Production by Veralyn Williams

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The Codfather Edition

Oct 21st, 20171:03:57

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 economicsThe 30th anniversary of Black MondayEmail: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann  Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.

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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-       The industry of highly paid speeches, including Obama’s recent $400K speech for Cantor FitzgeraldCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder

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The Creativity Edition

Feb 11th, 201748:58

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 Distraction. They decipher what it takes to produce a hit in three major creative industries, including:Film and televisionBook publishingMusicCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann, @DKThompProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/slatemoney. And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money. And by the hit SHOWTIME Original Series BILLIONS, starring Emmy winners Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. BILLIONS returns Sunday, February 19th with new episodes every Sunday at 10/9 central. Download the SHOWTIME app now to start your free trial.

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The Cathy's Dream Edition

Feb 4th, 201745:17

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-data company Cambridge Analytica and psychometric profiles helped shape the outcome of the Brexit vote and our most recent election.- The AI that will put some lawyers out of business.- Statistics in the age of Trump.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Freshbooks, who have launched an all-new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com/slatemoney and enter slatemoney in the “How did you hear about us” section.And by the hit SHOWTIME Original Series BILLIONS, starring Emmy winners Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. BILLIONS returns Sunday, February 19th with new episodes every Sunday at 10/9 central. Download the SHOWTIME app now to start your free trial.

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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 discuss more McKinsey gossip.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @duffmcdonaldProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Car Talk Edition

Dec 1st50:09

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 discuss new data on gender pay disparity.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Cryonics Special Edition

Nov 24th1:00:30

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, and Mitu discuss the contentious court case between Russia and Ukraine.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Helipad Edition

Nov 17th50:03

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 private firefighters.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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 segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss Under Armour’s new no strip club policy.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Don't Be Evil Edition

Nov 3rd50:05

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 Red Hat.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Brexit Special Edition

Oct 27th1:05:17

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 lendingclub.com/money.

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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, Anna, and Emily discuss the plethora of bad Facebook PR.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Win-Win Edition

Oct 13th51:18

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 and Anand further discuss the people Anand talked to for his book.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @AnandWritesProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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 things changing for women in their fields? In this episode you'll hear from Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, someone who worked her way from investment banking at Merrill Lynch, to heading up sectors at Amazon and Google, and finally taking on the role of president of StubHub. Subscribe to Women in Charge via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your shows.Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter.

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The Culp-able Edition

Oct 6th41:17

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: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Dissent Channel Edition

Sep 29th59:44

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 Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily and Annie discuss how much professional poker players really make?Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @TomWrightAsiaProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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 the epic partying and celebrity relationships of Jho Low.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @TomWrightAsiaProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Shaky Ground Edition

Sep 15th47:28

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 Bethany discuss McLean’s other other book about Enron.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Kaep Caper Edition

Sep 8th40:31

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: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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 discuss their favorite finance-related show on TV right now.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @JHWeissmann.Production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Raging Bull Edition

Aug 25th42:13

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.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @foxjust.Production by Max Jacobs and June Thomas.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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The Momentous Tweet Edition

Aug 11th39:48

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 the coming robot apocalypse.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Max Jacobs and June Thomas.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.

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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 Moonves. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Laura Flynn and June Thomas.

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The Blame Iowa Edition

Jul 28th47:27

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@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Max Jacobs and June Thomas.Go to lightstream.com/money to save money on your credit card interest.

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The Mobile Monopoly Edition

Jul 21st47:01

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 and economic illiteracy among politicians. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, Production by Max Jacobs and Shasha Léonard.

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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 Slate review of it.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @AnnieLowreyListen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Podcast production by June Thomas and Max Jacobs.

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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.

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The Germany Edition

Jun 30th44:57

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.

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Public transit, pregnancy, and Rwanda on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder

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The House of Cards Edition

Jun 16th49:10

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.

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GitHub, WhatsApp, and Australia on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Paul Ford. Podcast Production by Daniel Schroeder.

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Italy, the Volcker Rule, and sandwiches on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast Production by Daniel Schroeder.

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Arbitration, the Pope, and customer returns on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.

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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.

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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 Schroeder

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The Leapfrogging Edition

May 5th51:08

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.

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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.

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The #Brands Edition

Apr 21st49:22

Brands, airspace, and authenticity on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Kyle Chayka. Production by Daniel Schroeder,

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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 Schroeder

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The Mind the Gap Edition

Apr 7th51:40

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.

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Listener questions about universal basic income, getting swole, McDonald's, and housing, with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Jordan Weissmann. Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder

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The Dread Pirate Trump Edition

Mar 10th1:02:37

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 Schroeder

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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/podcastsurvey

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The Success Theater Edition

Feb 24th52:13

Guns, GE, and Alibaba on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Jordan Weissmann, and special guest Rob Cox of Breakingviews.

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Cryptocurrencies, fertility, and Nigerian corruption on this week's Slate Money with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Erin Griffith.Production by Daniel Schroeder

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Volatility, Steve Cohen, and delivery apps on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Jordan Weissmann.Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder

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Generations Edition

Feb 3rd47:08

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: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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Trump in Davos Edition

Jan 27th39:21

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 Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The You Guys PIK Edition

Jan 20th50:27

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 CarillionCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Down the IGWEL Edition

Jan 13th50:58

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 panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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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 podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Travel Edition

Dec 30th, 201739:44

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 tourismCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder and June Thomas

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The Call-In Edition

Dec 23rd, 201741:20

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: The hosts answer one more listener question about yield curves.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The May the Fox Be With You Edition

Dec 16th, 201756:57

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 podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Petro Edition

Dec 9th, 201754:50

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 state-backed cryptocurrencyIn Slate Plus: the merger between Aetna and CVSCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Consumption Smoothing Edition

Dec 2nd, 201754:17

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 consumer purchasesAmazon’s new second headquartersIn Slate Plus: Cross-currency basis swapsIf you’d like to leave us a voicemail for our December call-in show, ring us at (347) 960-6314.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Splendid Food Edition

Nov 25th, 20171:12:56

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 buzzVegetarianismThe cookbook industryIn Slate Plus: We answer a few audience questions from the live show. If you’d like to leave us a voicemail for our December call-in show, ring us at (347) 960-6314.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Protection Money Edition

Nov 18th, 201753:38

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 political upheaval in ZimbabweIn Slate Plus: We answer a few children’s economic questions for the podcast But Why.If you’d like to leave us a voicemail for our December call-in show, ring us at (347) 960-6314.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Well-Endowed Edition

Nov 11th, 201756:46

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.If you’d like to leave us a voicemail for our December call-in show, call (347) 960-6314.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder.

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The Powell's Books Edition

Nov 4th, 201748:24

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-through income, and what happened in KansasIf you’d like to leave us a voicemail for our December call-in show, ring us at (347) 960-6314.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Tiran and Sanafir Edition

Oct 28th, 201751:34

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 rates?Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder.

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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 at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @TimHarfordProduction by Daniel Schroeder 

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The Africa Edition

Oct 7th, 201751:44

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 music rights and the streaming industry.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @YinkaWritesProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Krautrock Edition

Sep 30th, 201741:48

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 ousting of Wolfgang SchäubleOn Slate Plus, we continue talking to Justin about music rights and the streaming industry.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Anna's Air Quotes Edition

Sep 23rd, 201748:09

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 panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Homicidal Sexbots Edition

Sep 16th, 201743:02

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 at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.

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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 New York Daily NewsAmazon’s new headquartersCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.

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The Rebuilding Edition

Sep 2nd, 201747:56

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 panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Bet the Farm Edition

Aug 26th, 201747:40

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.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Only Way Is Ethics Edition

Aug 19th, 201757:10

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 disbanding of Trump’s CEO council-       Companies’ responsibilities to their shareholders-       Impact investingCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Disney World Edition

Aug 12th, 201746:19

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 other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Shared Values Edition

Aug 5th, 201742:39

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 podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Bad Eggs Edition

Jul 29th, 20171:10:20

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 leaving the company-       A bonus segment on sovereign debt restructuringCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Fake Loans Edition

Jul 22nd, 201745:48

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 podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Cash Offer Edition

Jul 15th, 201746:27

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 other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The White Collar Crime Edition

Jul 8th, 201745:59

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 acquisition of ancient artifactsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @LarryCoben, @eisingerj, @felixsalmon, @Three_GuineasProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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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 Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder

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The Independent Directors Edition

Jun 24th, 20171:02:03

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 podcasts atpanoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder

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The Scams Edition

Jun 17th, 201746:27

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 scamsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Aminatou, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.

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The Mayday Mayday Edition

Jun 10th, 201748:26

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 panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.

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The Dinosaur Edition

Jun 3rd, 201747:31

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 podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder.

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The Bureaucrats Gone Wild Edition

May 27th, 201747:55

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 panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder

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The Spinning Wheels Edition

May 20th, 201739:46

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-       Apple’s new headquartersCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder. --Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.--Anna Szymanski is an emerging markets expert and senior strategy officer at a political risk startup.--Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.

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The Disappearing Edition

May 13th, 201748:07

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 Volatility Index-       Snap’s first earnings report after going publicCheck out other Panoply podcasts atpanoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder. --Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.--Anna Szymanski is an emerging markets expert and senior strategy officer at a political risk startup.--Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.

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The Pointless Vanity Edition

Apr 29th, 201740:32

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 Balmer’s mostly ineffective data project, USA Facts.How CEO Marissa Mayer will earn $186 million through Yahoo’s sale to Verizon.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets plus free shipping by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Green Mountain Coffee. Green Mountain Coffee is passionate about making a smoother tasting cup. Try it today with $4 off of most Green Mountain Coffee K-Cup pods when you buy two select boxes at Keurig.com… and use promo code TRYGMC.

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The Pet Cause Edition

Apr 22nd, 201750:53

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 corporations.How PetSmart is acquiring Chewy in the largest e-commerce acquisition in retail history.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @Three_GuineasProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE when you go to BlueApron.com/MONEYAnd by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/SlateMoney.And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job on all the top job sites with a single click. Try ZipRecruiter for FREE by going to ZipRecruiter.com/MONEY

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The Liquidity Edition

Apr 15th, 201746:36

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.Minneapolis Fed president Neel Kashkari’s beef with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon over how to prevent another banking crisis.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @Three_GuineasProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Orkin. Every home is unique, that’s why Orkin creates customized treatment plans based in science from the nation’s leading entomologists. Get 50 dollars off your first pest control service by signing up at orkin.com/MONEYAnd by Green Mountain Coffee. Green Mountain Coffee is passionate about making a smoother tasting cup. Try it today with $4 off, when you buy two boxes of most Green Mountain Coffee K-Cup pods at keurig.com, with code TRYGMC.

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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 that allows renters to bid on apartmentsThe popularity of smart beta investingCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @Three_GuineasProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets plus free shipping by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money. And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans.When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/SLATEMONEY. And by Orkin. Every home is unique, that’s why Orkin creates customized treatment plans based in science from the nation’s leading entomologists. Get 50 dollars off your first pest control service by signing up at orkin.com/MONEY

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The Pour Decisions Edition

Apr 1st, 20171:04:54

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 unnatural winesWhat to look for when ordering wine at a restaurant How to judge the character of different winesCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @bboskerProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE when you go to BlueApron.com/MONEY.AND BY by Wunder Capital. WONDERCAPITAL allows individuals to invest in solar projects and earn up to 8.5 percent annually while diversifying their portfolios and combating global climate change.  Create an account for free, at WunderCapital.com/money. Do Well, and Do Good.  AND by CIT. From transportation to healthcare to manufacturing, CIT offers commercial lending, leasing, and treasury management services for small and middle market businesses. Learn more at cit.com. Put knowledge to work.

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The Thinx Twice Edition

Mar 25th, 201734:49

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 digital healthcare startup SherpaaHow venture capitalist J.D. Vance is looking to invest in startups in OhioCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/SLATEMONEY. And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/MONEY. And by CIT. From transportation to healthcare to manufacturing, CIT offers commercial lending, leasing, and treasury management services for small and middle market businesses. Learn more at cit.com. Put knowledge to work.

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The Scary White People Edition

Mar 18th, 201741:00

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 controlsHow horror movie studio Blumhouse’s release strategy is reaping big rewardsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets plus free shipping by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by FreshBooks. FreshBooks has launched an all new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com slash Slatemoney and enter Slatemoney in the how did you hear about us section.And by Vistaprint. Get 500 business cards starting at just $9.99 by going to Vistaprint.com and using promo code money at checkout.

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The Soft Power Edition

Mar 11th, 201736:33

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 system.If State Street’s plan to place more women in executive roles is legit.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @laureltoubyProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE when you go to BlueApron.com/MONEY.And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans.When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/SLATEMONEY. And by CIT. From transportation to healthcare to manufacturing, CIT offers commercial lending, leasing, and treasury management services for small and middle market businesses.  Learn more at cit.com. Put knowledge to work.

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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 insider trading allegations covered in Black Edge. Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/SlateMoney and using the promo code Casper.com/SlateMoneyAnd by Freshbooks. FreshBooks has launched an all new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com/Slatemoney and enter Slatemoney in the how did you hear about us section.And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/Money

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The Relatively Non-Evil Edition

Feb 25th, 201744:36

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 of Unilever by Kraft Heinz.Bank fees.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @byHeatherLongProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.

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The Vanishing Edition

Feb 18th, 201745:01

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, discuss:Snap Inc’s 22 billion dollar IPO evaluation.Airbnb’s epic rise and future challenges.The benefits of the The New York Times’ paywall approach.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @leighgallagherProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.Slate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/MONEYAnd by Freshbooks. FreshBooks has launched an all new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com slash Slatemoney and enter Slatemoney in the how did you hear about us section. And by the hit SHOWTIME Original Series BILLIONS, starring Emmy award winners Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. BILLIONS returns February 19th with new episodes every Sunday at 10/9 central. Download the SHOWTIME app now to start your free trial.

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The Jump Ship Edition

Jan 28th, 201737:01

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 Citigroup and Wells Fargo were caught giving homeowners “the runaround.”Cathy’s announcement that she’ll be leaving Slate Money soon (yes, we’re as sad as you are).Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @JHWeissmann, @mathbabedotorgProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money. And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/slatemoney. And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.

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The Ballpoint Pen Edition

Jan 14th, 201742:41

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-rate environment- Hedge fund founder Anthony Scaramucci’s new White House roleCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at QuickenLoans.com/slatemoney.And by Vistaprint. Get 500 business cards starting at just $9.99 by going to Vistaprint.com and using promo code money at checkout.

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The Pink Collar Edition

Jan 7th, 201740:51

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 dicey debt ties- How the number of American publicly-traded companies is steadily shrinking Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money.And by Freshbooks, who have launched an all-new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to FreshBooks.com/slatemoney and enter slatemoney in the “How did you hear about us” section.

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The Craft Beer Edition (Live)

Dec 31st, 20161:03:42

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 Kenary -- Harpoon Brewery FounderRob Burns -- Night Shift Brewing Founder and President of the Massachusetts Brewers GuildKatie Marisic -- Federal Affairs Manager at the Brewers AssociationNancy Palmer -- Executive Director, Georgia Craft Brewers GuildThey discuss:What a craft beer is The economics of running a small breweryHow national and state regulations affect the price and distribution of beerThey also answer questions from a few thirsty listeners.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary Dinerstein and Veralyn Williams

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The Doomed Youth Edition

Dec 24th, 201643:55

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 system How some of the Pulse nightclub victim’s families are suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google for their roles in spreading ISIS propaganda Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann Production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of neighborhoods, businesses, and nonprofits who are working together to move their communities forward. Download and Subscribe to Placemakers wherever you get your podcasts.And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. Rocket Mortgage brings the mortgage process into the twenty-first century with an easy online process. Check out Rocket Mortgage today at QuickenLoans.com/slatemoney. 

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The Unhealthy Markets Edition

Dec 17th, 201638:02

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  How states are suing generic-drug companies over price-fixing allegationsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by HP. Their Business line of products are travel tested and perfect for on-the-go or in the office. Go to hp.com/slate and enter code slate at checkout for 30 percent off select HP Business products.And by Goldman Sachs. To learn about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy, subscribe to the firm’s podcast, Exchanges at Goldman Sachs, available on iTunes.

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The Up In The Air Edition

Dec 10th, 201638:47

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 plan to personally renegotiate Boeing’s Air Force One bidSilicon Valley’s shift from producing ones and zeros to actual stuff, including dronesCome have a beer with us! Slate Money goes live for a special craft beer episode at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15 at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Tickets are $25. Go to slate.com/live for tickets and more information.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by ZipRecruiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Wunder Capital. Earn up to 8.5 percent annually, while diversifying your portfolio, curbing pollution, and combating global climate change. Create an account for free at WunderCapital/com/money. Wunder Capital. Do well and do good.

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The Munchkin Edition

Dec 3rd, 201636:13

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 include:-Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's choice for Treasury-Carrier whose $7 million tax break to keep jobs in state was celebrated by Trump-Wilbur Ross, Billionaire investor Trump taps for Commerce SecretaryCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.---Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by Audible. Explore Audible’s unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, news, comedy, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day trial at Audible.com/money.And by Blue Apron.Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money.

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The Optimism Edition

Nov 26th, 201651:52

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 Arnold Foundation discuss the economics of Philanthropy.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Criminal-justice data and algorithms-The responsibility of philanthropy-Philanthropy in the age of TrumpCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann, @LauraArnoldFdnProduction by Veralyn Williams and Mary WilsonSlate Money is brought to you by HP. Their Business line of products are travel tested and perfect for on-the-go or in the office. Go to hp.com/slate and enter code slate at checkout for 30 percent off select HP Business products.And by Goldman Sachs. To learn about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy, subscribe to the firm’s podcast, Exchanges at Goldman Sachs, available on iTunes.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Monopoly Money Edition

Nov 19th, 201644:10

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 paying economists large sums to promote mergers- Facebook, Google and fake news- India's demonetizationCome have a beer with us! Slate Money goes live for a special craft beer episode at 7 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Tickets are $25. Go to slate.com/live for tickets and more information.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann, @eisingerjProduction by Zachary Dinerstein.--Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Trunk Club. Discover your perfect look with clothes sent right to your door from your very own personal stylist. Get started today at TrunkClub.com/money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Oh Sh*t Edition

Nov 12th, 201642:33

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 crash Trump’s proposed stimulus plan and how it might affect the country.This year’s polling data and why predictions were so far off. Come have a beer with us! Slate Money goes live for a special craft beer episode at 7 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Tickets are $25. Go to slate.com/live for tickets and more information.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Audible. Explore Audible’s unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, news, comedy, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day trial at Audible.com/money.

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The Live Forever Edition

Nov 5th, 201639:27

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 show include:-Buying immortality: would you put your body on ice for $36,000?-Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic venture to cure all diseases.-Genetic testing: Can my genes tell me how to optimize my fitness training and diet?heck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @edmundleeProduction by Veralyn Williams.Come have a beer with us!Slate Money Live in Brooklyn for a special craft beer episode 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 Union Hall in Brooklyn, NYTickets are $25 Go to slate.com/live (slate dot com slash live) for tickets and more information.---Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.And by Blue Apron.Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money.

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The Bad Romance Edition

Oct 29th, 201646:09

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 on today’s show include:AT&T’s plan to buy entertainment and news giant Time WarnerWallonia formally approves EU-Canada, CETA trade dealBuzzy Tech Companies and how they fare in the public stock markets.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @edmundleeProduction by Veralyn Williams.

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The Hothouse Edition

Oct 22nd, 201640:21

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 regulations, and the Volcker Rule.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-The hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) deal to phase down global climate-warming-The proposed Airbnb crack downs on New York City hosts-How a Goldman Sachs trader can make $100 million in the Volcker Rule eraCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.---Slate Money is brought to you by MeUndies. For comfortable underwear that makes a statement, go to MeUndies.com/money and you’ll get 20 percent off your first order.And by HP. Their Business line of products are travel tested and perfect for on-the-go or in the office. Go to hp.com/slate and enter code slate at checkout for 30 percent off select HP Business products.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Hot Mess Edition

Oct 15th, 201647:26

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 Transform Our Lives, Tim Harford.Topics discussed on today’s show include: -Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives by Tim Harford.-Warren Buffett's Taxes-Contract Theory in the wake of the Nobel Prize awarded.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.We want you to tell us about the podcasts you enjoy, and how often you listen to them. So we created a survey that takes just a couple of minutes to complete. If you fill it out, you'll help Panoply to make great podcasts about the things you love. And things you didn’t even know you loved. To fill out the survey, just go to www.panoply.fm/survey.----Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Shadow Courts Edition

Oct 8th, 201648:45

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 active managers, and congestion pricing.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Shadow Courts: TheTribunals That Rule Global Trade by Haley Sweetland Edwards-The merger of investment management groups Janus and Henderson-Congestion pricing in LondonCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.We want you to tell us about the podcasts you enjoy, and how often you listen to them. So we created a survey that takes just a couple of minutes to complete. If you fill it out, you'll help Panoply to make great podcasts about the things you love. And things you didn’t even know you loved. To fill out the survey, just go to www.panoply.fm/survey.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Down to Earth Edition

Oct 1st, 201641:53

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 this week’s business and finance news.Topics discussed on today’s show include:The Wall Street Journal’s college rankings listThe state of Deutsche Bank’s financial healthElon Musk’s mission to MarsAlso, here is the personality test Cathy mentioned: “The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction.”Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney. And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money.And by HP. Their Business line of products are travel tested and perfect for on-the-go or in the office. Go to hp.com/slate and enter code slate at checkout for 30 percent off select HP Business products.

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The Robot Apocalypse Edition

Sep 24th, 201648:25

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 changing in the robot economy, Wells Fargo’s unnecessary banking products, and shifty Amazon pricing algorithms.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Ryan Avent discusses his take on how work might change in the future, a topic explored in his book The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century-The pressure Wells Fargo put on bank tellers to sign customers up for products they weren’t interested in-Bias in Amazon’s pricing algorithmCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Mickey Capper.

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The Turning Point Edition

Sep 17th, 201641:45

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 firm, Point, is pitching to homeowners. -A new Census report that shows a 5.2% jump in 2015 U.S. median household incomes.-Why Bayer, Monsanto shareholders are not happy about an over $57 Billion deal.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by ZipRecruiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney. And by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. Rocket Mortgage brings the mortgage process into the twenty-first century with an easy online process. Check out Rocket Mortgage today at QuickenLoans.com/slatemoney. Equal housing lender. Licensed in all 50 states. N-M-L -S consumer access dot org number 3030.

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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 algorithms can fail us, breakdown examples from criminal justice and insurance, and talk about “the way forward” when it comes to regulation, transparency, and ethics. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by Audible. Explore Audible’s unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, news, comedy, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day trial at Audible.com/money.And by Trunk Club. Look your best in clothes hand-picked by your own personal stylist. Get started today at TrunkClub.com/money.

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The Preserving Optionality Edition

Sep 3rd, 201642:24

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 transformed its Computer Science department to encourage an unprecedented number of female majors.How the struggling clothing chain Aéropostale is being bought by the malls that house their stores.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get $50 off your first set of sheets, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Wunder Capital, an award-winning online investment platform that allows individuals to invest in solar energy projects across the U.S. Create an account for free at WunderCapital.com/money.And by Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of neighborhoods, businesses, and nonprofits that are working together to move their communities forward. Download and subscribe to Placemakers wherever you get your podcasts.

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The Worse Than Marxism Edition

Aug 27th, 201637:49

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 firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC. says passive investing is worse than Marxism.What the makers of the anti-allergy shot EpiPen are saying vs. what they are doing about the high cost of the drug.Why people are sick and tired of hedge funds.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by Harry’s. For a smooth shave at a great price, go to Harrys.com and use promo code money to get 5 dollars off your first purchase.And by Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of neighborhoods, businesses, and nonprofits that are working together to move their communities forward. Download and Subscribe to Placemakers wherever you get your podcasts.And by Trunk Club. Look your best in clothes hand-picked by your own personal stylist. Get started today at TrunkClub.com/money.

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The Product Edition

Aug 20th, 201649:09

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 product studio Postlight.We break down Google search, the iPhone, and Amazon Prime. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by MeUndies. For comfortable underwear that makes a statement, go to MeUndies.com/money and you’ll get 20 percent off your first order.And by ZipReceuiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Betterment, the largest independent automated investing service. Learn how you can get up to six months of NO FEES by going to Betterment.com/slatemoney.

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The Onanism Edition

Aug 13th, 201640:24

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 innovations for vaginas.Topics discussed on today’s show include:Why are hedge fund returns stagnating?Why has US productivity declined for the last three quarters?New innovations in vagina technology. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @jbarroProduction by Zachary DinerstienSlate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney.And by Audible. Explore Audible’s unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, news, comedy, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day trial at Audible.com/money.And by SeatGeek. Get the best deal on tickets to your favorite sporting or music events. Download the SeatGeek app and use promo code money for a $20 rebate on your first ticket purchase.

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The Scuttlebutt Edition

Aug 6th, 201648:35

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 discussed on today’s show include:-Why does Wal-Mart reportedly want to buy Jet.com?-Uber will merge with Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest domestic ride-sharing company.- It’s officially illegal in Massachusetts to be asked about your salary at a job interview.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 20 percent off your entire order, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by Placemakers, a new Slate podcast made possible by JPMorgan Chase. This podcast tells the stories of neighborhoods, businesses, and nonprofits that are working together to move their communities forward. Download and Subscribe to Placemakers wherever you get your podcasts.And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar project across the US. Create an account for free at Wundercapital.com/money. Invest in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Do well and do good.

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The Size Matters Edition

Jul 30th, 201643:10

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 shows the highest-paid CEO’s run the worst-performing companies-Who’s profiting in the digital advertising economy?Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/money.And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing, and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hosted by SuChin Pak, download and subscribe to Open Account wherever you get your podcasts.And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar project across the US. Create an account for free at WunderCapital.com/money. Invest in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Do well and do good.

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The Big Data Edition

Jul 23rd, 201641:02

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 Palantir-European giant Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club for 1 billion dollars-Elon Musk’s Master Plan with the electric car startup, TeslaCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Veralyn Williams.Slate Money is brought to you by MeUndies. For comfortable underwear that makes a statement, go to MeUndies.com/money and you’ll get 20 percent off your first order.And by ZipReceuiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Trunk Club. Look your best in clothes hand-picked by your own personal stylist. Get started today at TrunkClub.com/money.

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The Sports Week Edition

Jul 16th, 201649:27

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 -Will Rio survive the Olympics?Slate Money is brought to you by TrackR, a coin-sized device that locates misplaced keys, wallets, bags, computers—anything in seconds. Get 30 percent off your entire order by going to TheTracker.com and using the promo code MONEY. And by Goldman Sachs. To learn about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy, subscribe to the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar projects across the U.S. Create an account for free at Wundercapital.com/money. Invest in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Do well and do good. 

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The Fallout Edition

Jul 9th, 201640:12

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 interest rates to be negative.-Italian banks are in crisis.Slate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 20 percent off your entire order, plus free shipping, by going to BollandBranch.com and using promo code money.And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/money.And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing, and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hosted by SuChin Pak, download and subscribe to Open Account wherever you get your podcasts.

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The Godly Edition

Jul 2nd, 201639:05

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 America.-Donald Trump is a prosperity preacher. -Debt and the American version of Christianity.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. All Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Right now, get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. And by Tracker, a coin-sized device that locates misplaced keys, wallets, bags, computers—anything in seconds. Make losing things a thing of the past. Get 30 percent off your entire order by going to TheTrackR.com and using the promo code MONEY. And by Goldman Sachs. To learn about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy, subscribe to the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. 

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The Brexit Edition

Jun 25th, 201648:31

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 this means for the rest of Europe.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, offering luxury bedding at affordable prices. Order right now and they'll give you 20 percent off, plus free shipping. Get sheets, towels, blankets, duvet covers, and more at BollAndBranch.com and use the promo code MONEY. And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing, and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hosted by SuChin Pak, download and subscribe to Open Account wherever you get your podcasts.And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.

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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:-Why Microsoft wanted LinkedIn.-The debt vs overseas cash question and the stock-based compensation question behind this deal.-How the options-trading going on here raises doubt about insider trading.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/money. And by Goldman Sachs. To learn about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy, subscribe to the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by Ritani. Buying an engagement ring? Check out Ritani. Shop online and your ring is made in New York and sent to you or a local jeweler. It’s that easy. Go to ritani.com/money today for their free diamond giveaway. 

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The Pisco Sour Edition

Jun 11th, 201640:37

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 wrong.-Peruvians are pretty good at vulture funds.-Scotland wants to make it a little harder for chavs to get their cheap booze.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Texture, the mobile app that gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People, Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/slatemoney. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY. And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing, and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hosted by SuChin Pak, download and subscribe to Open Account wherever you get your podcasts.

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The Limited Means Edition

Jun 4th, 201650:16

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 billionaire?-The failure of welfare reform-What Verizon means to the labor movement.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. All Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Right now, get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. And by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/money. And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast—Exchanges at Goldman Sachs—available on iTunes. 

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The Villains Edition

May 28th, 201649:42

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's crusade against Gawker.-The IMF says maybe Neoliberalism wasn't so great.-Florida's failed algorithm for recidivism.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, offering luxury bedding at affordable prices. Order right now and they'll give you 20 percent off, plus free shipping. Get sheets, towels, blankets, duvet covers, and more at BollAndBranch.com, and use the promo code MONEY. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/money. And by TrackR, a coin-sized device that locates misplaced keys, wallets, bags, computers—anything in seconds. Make losing things a thing of the past. Get 30 percent off your entire order by going to TheTrackR.com and using the promo code MONEY. 

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The Finance vs Business Edition

May 21st, 201650:00

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 discussed on today’s show include:-How Wall Street is choking our economy and how to fix it-Why America doesn't make things anymore.-What happened to the American dream of home ownership. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY. And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar projects across the U.S. Create an account for free at Wundercapital.com/money. Invest in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Do well and do good. And by Open Account, a podcast that gets personal about making, losing, and living with money. Created by Umpqua Bank and hosted by SuChin Pak, download and subscribe to Open Account wherever you get your podcasts.

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The Peer Pressure Edition

May 14th, 201648:41

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.-Google pulls all payday loans ads.-Why public pensions are still investing in hedge funds.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Texture, the mobile app that gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People, Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/slatemoney. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. All Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. 

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The Frack You Edition

May 7th, 20161:00:49

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 those who own non-voting corporate stock.”-The US oil industry goes bottom-up.-You can now sue your bank.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar projects across the U.S. by investing in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Create an account for free  at Wundercapital.com/money. Do well and do good.And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.

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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.-Why Puerto Rico can't overcome its debt.-The prospects of Great Britain leaving the EU are terrifying.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, offering luxury bedding at affordable prices. Order right now and they'll give you 20 percent off, plus free shipping. Get sheets, towels, blankets, duvet covers, and more at BollAndBranch.com and use the promo code MONEY.And by Headspace. If you've ever been curious about meditation, then go to Headspace.com/money and try the Take 10 program. It's guided meditation for 10 days—10 minutes a day—absolutely free. And by Betterment, the largest automated investing service—managing billions of dollars for people just like you. Get up to six months of investing FREE when you go to Betterment.com/slatemoney. Betterment—investing made better.

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The Dubious Values Edition

Apr 23rd, 201652:07

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 unmade it.-How Silicon Valley culture hurts everyone.-How Germany became a net-exporting powerhouse. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.And by Ring. With Ring Video Doorbell, you can see and speak to anyone at your door from anywhere in the world, using your smart phone. Slate Money listeners get FREE EXPEDITED FedEx shipping when you go to Ring.com/money. With Ring Video Doorbell you’re always home!And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar projects across the U.S. by investing in Wunder Capital’s solar funds. Create an account for free at Wundercapital.com/money. Do well and do good.

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The Future History Festival Edition

Apr 16th, 201637:00

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:-Will borders between countries exist in the future?-How much will climate change affect human migration?-What is the future of democracy?Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Texture, the mobile app that gives you full access to more than 150 of the world's most popular magazines, anytime, using your phone or tablet. Read Vogue, People, Esquire, Time—and hundreds more—from back issues to the one currently on the newsstand. Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/slatemoney.And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to more than 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.And by Headspace. If you've ever been curious about meditation, then go to Headspace.com/money and try the Take 10 program. It's guided meditation for 10 days—10 minutes a day—absolutely free.

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The International Edition

Apr 9th, 20161:00:24

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 how he started a mobile banking company-Can the financial tech industry save banking?-The bigger story behind the Panama PapersCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and usingthe promo code SLATEMONEY.And by Wunder Capital. Invest in large-scale solar projects across the U.S. by investing inWunder Capital’s solar funds. Create an account for free atWundercapital.com/money. Do well and do good.And by Betterment, the largest automated investing service—managing billions of dollarsfor people just like you. Get up to six months of investing FREE when you go toBetterment.com/slatemoney. Betterment—investing made better.

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The Time's Up Edition

Apr 2nd, 201650:17

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 changing workforce-Spotify's deal with the devil-Ang Bang loses its bid for Starwood hotelsSlate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting Casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY. And by Ring. With Ring Video Doorbell, you can see and speak to anyone at your door from anywhere in the world, using your smart phone. Slate Money listeners get FREE EXPEDITED FedEx shipping when you go to Ring.com/money. With Ring Video Doorbell you’re always home! 

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The Pushing People Out Edition

Mar 26th, 201647:15

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 trade.- Is there anything to be gained from gentrification, in Manhattan, Palo Alto, or Brooklyn?-What Tidjane Thiam did so poorly at Credit Suisse.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Screwed Pooch Edition

Mar 19th, 201645:15

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 the Fed lost $81 million in a web heist.-Pharma startup darling Valeant is a mess.-The biggest hedge fund in the world has some personnel issues.

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The Professional Identity Edition

Mar 12th, 201646:58

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. Kitts and the U.S.-Why activist investors aren't nominating women to board positions.-How white collar America secretly loves working too much.

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The Brain in a VAT Edition

Mar 5th, 201647:57

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 proposal for a new kind of value-added tax.-Felix can't stand the way Americans keep the sales tax off the price tag.

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The Breaking the Law Edition

Feb 27th, 201654:28

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 versus the FBI battle is about much more than just Apple. -Sci-Hub's gone to the dark web.-Argentina says it's not evil anymore. 

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The Too Big to Fail Edition

Feb 20th, 201657:17

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 Neel Kashkari of the Minneapolis Fed's new solution for our too-big-to-fail banks.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-How to break up the biggest banks. -How we could turn banks into public utilities.-How to take away the tax-deductibility of interest. 

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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 economy is at a T-junction- things are about to go very good, or very bad, depending on the decisions our government makes.-Why central bankers, IMF types, and the like, often want to do things which go against the will of the people. -What is the role of central banks?

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The New Money Edition

Feb 6th, 201643:53

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 a cash-free society-Viacom's aging patriarch Sumner Redstone, and Philippe Daumain’s $54M pay package-Why Credit Suisse is tanking

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The Emoji Edition

Jan 30th, 201650:54

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 options, and what this means for Twitter-Univision is buying The Onion -Gender discrimination on Wall StreetCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Davos Again Edition

Jan 23rd, 201646:22

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 conference. They discuss:• Their first takes on Davos• Diversity at the World Economic Forum• The $68 Davos burger• And, of course, Donald TrumpCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY.And by TaxAct. File simple federal and state returns for free by visiting TaxAct.com/slate. TaxAct will guide you through every step of the process - using your computer, tablet or phone - and get you the maximum refund, guaranteed. That's TaxAct.com/slate.And by Credit Karma. Do not pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can get your credit report, right now, absolutely free. Just visit CreditKarma.com/save to get started! There are no strings attached and no credit card is required - at CreditKarma.com/save.

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The Development Edition

Jan 16th, 201643:49

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 Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor. They dig into:• The realities of the developing world• Poor and displaced populations• The World BankCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, the company that makes luxury bedding affordable. Get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores are charging. Order right now and they'll give you 20 percent off your order, plus free shipping. Go to BollAndBranch.com and use the promo code MONEY. And by TaxAct. File simple federal and state returns for free by visiting TaxAct.com/slate. TaxAct will guide you through every step of the process — using your computer, tablet or phone — and get you the maximum refund, guaranteed. And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney, and using the promo code SLATEMONEY.

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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 Watchers. They discuss:• How weight loss programs make money• The enduring trend of wearable fitness tech• The economics of gym memberships and yoga studiosFelix’s number: How Americans got so fat.Under Armour's new UA Record fitness app.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, the company that makes luxury bedding affordable. Get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques are charging. Order right now and they'll give you $50 off a set of sheets, plus free shipping. Go to BollAndBranch.com and use the promo code MONEY. And by TaxAct. File simple federal and state returns for free by visiting TaxAct.com/slate. TaxAct will guide you through every step of the process — using your computer, tablet or phone — and get you the maximum refund, guaranteed. And by Credit Karma. Do not pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can get your credit report, right now, absolutely free. Just visit Credit Karma.com/save to get started! There are no strings attached and no credit card is required. 

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The Hogmanay Edition

Jan 2nd, 201654:51

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 Buffett and predatory lendingRead about the Gaussian copula function in Felix's piece for Wired.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by TaxAct. File simple federal and state returns for free by visiting TaxAct.com/slate. TaxAct will guide you through every step of the process—using your computer, tablet or phone—and get you the maximum refund, guaranteed. And by Texture, the mobile app that lets you tap directly into the world's most popular magazines, anywhere, using your phone or tablet. Dive deeper into Vogue, People, Esquire, Time — and hundreds more — with interactive content for a richer reading experience. Right now, try Texture for free at Texture.com/money. And by MileIQ. If you're one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don't log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996.

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The Stay Healthy Edition

Dec 26th, 20151:00:05

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 state of the Affordable Care Act• The economics behind neglected diseasesHarold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago, and a nonresident fellow of the Century Foundation.Read his proposal on how to strengthen the Affordable Care Act, here.Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary Dinerstein

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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 decade• The future of junk bondsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm's podcast-Exchanges at Goldman Sachs -- available on iTunes. And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper dot com slash slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY.And by Citrix GoToWebinar. With GoToWebinar you can create interactive online events to engage and capture your audience's attention. Find out more at GoToWebinar.com.

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The Mega-Merger Edition

Dec 12th, 201543:20

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Jim Ledbetter, host of the podcast Inc. Uncensored, discuss:• The acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain by JAB Holding Co.• Yahoo's ongoing struggles• The merger of chemical manufacturing giants Dow Chemical and DuPontCheck out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we'll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney.And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.And by The Message, an original science fiction podcast from Panoply and GE Podcast Theater. All of Season 1 is available now, so listen and find out why a 70-year-old alien recording seems to be killing people. Search for The Message on iTunes. 

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The World-Changing Edition

Dec 5th, 201558:10

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 Surprisingly Awesome’s  Adam Davidson to discuss:- The Big Short, a movie following the financial crisis of 2007. (Adam Davidson also worked as a key consultant on the film.)- Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that he'll donate much of his wealth to charity.- Your emails regarding last week's McDonald's debate. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we'll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com slash slatemoney.And by Credit Karma. Don't pay for your credit score! With Credit Karma, you can see your credit score, right now, absolutely free. Just text MONEY to 89800 to download the free Credit Karma app and get started!And by BollandBranch.com, the company that makes luxury bedding affordable. Get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques are charging. Order right now and they'll give you $50 off a set of sheets, plus free shipping. Go to BollAndBranch.com—and use the promo code MONEY.

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The Eternally Thankful Edition

Nov 28th, 201547:42

On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann share the financial odds and ends they're most thankful for this year, including:   • Insurance (Cathy) • Index Funds (Felix) • McDonald's (Jordan)   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann   Podcast production by Zachary Dinerstein   Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we'll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/​slatemoney​.   And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world's best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.   And by MileIQ. If you're one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don't log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting ​SLATEMONEY​ to 31996.

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The Hidden Danger Edition

Nov 21st, 201554:26

On this episode of Slate Money, financial writer Gregory Ip joins Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to discuss: • Greg's new book Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe• Marriott's planed acquisition of the luxury hotel chain Starwood• Square's IPO launch   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.   Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann   Podcast production by Zachary Dinerstein   Slate Money is brought to you by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm's podcast -Exchanges at Goldman Sachs - available on iTunes.   And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world's best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.   And by MileIQ. If you're one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don't log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996.

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The Great Debate Edition

Nov 14th, 201548:02

On this episode of Slate Money, Nando Vila of Fusion joins Felix Salmon (also of Fusion), Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann in a battle of wits to discuss:   Student loan debt (and whether we should do away with it all together) Neel Kashkari, the new president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve An alarming statistic which shows that death rates for middle age white Americas have been rising over the last fifteen years   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @Felix salmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann   Slate Money is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY.   And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world's best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP and Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.   And by MileIQ. If you're one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don't log is money that you're losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996.

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The Two and Twenty Edition

Nov 7th, 201550:28

On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann give a primer on finance. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Hedge funds Venture capital Private equity   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney .  And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.  And by MileIQ. If you’re one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don’t log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996.

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On this episode of Slate Money, Mehrsa Baradaran, author of How the Other Half Banks,  joins Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, to discuss unbanking in America. Topics discussed on today’s show include: How banks are failing poor and working class Americans How postal banking could be a solution The debate over prepaid debit cards   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more.  And by MileIQ. If you’re one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don’t log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996.

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The Not Quite Here Yet Edition

Oct 31st, 20150:33

Slate Money is coming out on Tuesday this week. Stay tuned!

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The Chicken or the Eggs Edition

Oct 24th, 201546:41

On this episode of Slate Money, Miriam Gottfried of the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street joins Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, to discuss the business and finance news of the week. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Why Yum Brands split itself in two Should egg donation be an open market? When should you get off the hook for student loans? Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, they’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney. And by MileIQ. If you’re one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don’t log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.

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The Service as a Service Edition

Oct 17th, 201542:51

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss our expectations for treatment. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Will other restaurants follow Danny Meyer's example of eliminating the tip system at his restaurants? How did Theranos go so wrong? And can they recover? This week saw huge tech deals. But do we care about these mergers? Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, they’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­-free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney. And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money. OPEN ACCOUNT is now on iTunes. And by The Message, a new podcast series from GE Podcast Theater.

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The Housing Edition

Oct 10th, 201536:09

On this episode of Slate Money, investigative journalist and Vanity Fair contributing editor Bethany McLean joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to discuss housing in America. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Bethany's new book, Shaky Ground: The Strange Saga of the U.S. Mortgage Giants, on the federal government's support of the mortgage market. Should Jordan buy a home? And why anyone would chose to buy instead of rent. The rent is too damn high. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by BollandBranch.com, the company that makes luxury bedding affordable. Get the nicest sheets you've ever owned for about half the price of what stores and boutiques are charging. Order right now and they'll give you $50 off a set of sheets, plus free shipping. Go to BollAndBranch.com and use the promo code MONEY.  And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.

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The Disparate Impact Edition

Oct 3rd, 201543:22

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss how everybody's a little bit different. Topics discussed on today’s show include: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau looks at racial discrimination in car loans. And how racial discrimination in loans is done. Can Jack Dorsey run both Square and Twitter? Private equities buy back distressed mortgages, and Elizabeth Warren's plea.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney. And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  OPEN ACCOUNT is available now on iTunes. And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes.

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The Outrageous Edition

Sep 26th, 201544:34

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the outrageously terrible, and good, news of the week. Topics discussed on today’s show include: How Turing pharmaceuticals gouged the price of the HIV drug Daraprim Volkswagen admits its cars fooled regulators, which may have caused deaths The beauty of Kickstarter's new business model Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Ziprecruiter. With Ziprecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney. And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  OPEN ACCOUNT is available now on iTunes.  And by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/slatemoney.

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The Gaming the System Edition

Sep 19th, 201540:43

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Alison Griswold discuss the swindles of the week. Topics discussed on today’s show include: The downside of quick Venmo payments What Tom Hayes did to the London interbank offered rate Why the Fed didn't raise interest rates Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by SAP HANA. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile, develop new streams of revenue, and predict the future. Run SAP. And Run Simple. Visit sap.com/reimagine to learn more. And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  OPEN ACCOUNT is available now on iTunes. And by Goldman Sachs. Get information about developments currently shaping markets, industries, and the global economy on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes.

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The Bad Odds Edition

Sep 12th, 201537:50

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss some questionable risks. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Fantasy sports: a game of skill?  The Department of Justice wants to prosecute more white collar criminals The Broad tests a new model for art institutions Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is sponsored by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code SLATEMONEY. And by Ziprecruiter. With Ziprecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.  And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money.  OPEN ACCOUNT is coming soon on iTunes.

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The Dirty Filthy Loans Edition

Sep 5th, 201535:08

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss some sneaky new forms of lending.  Topics discussed on today’s show include: Facebook may get in the lending business Litigation finance in the medical field  Donald Trump's money  Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply Slate Money is sponsored by SAP. SAP HANA helps the world’s best companies get the answers they need to become more agile. Develop new streams of revenue. Predict the future. And reimagine the way they do business. Run SAP. And Run Simple. And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.

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The Migration Edition

Aug 29th, 201539:33

On this episode of Slate Money, Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs economist Suresh Naidu joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about the economics of migration. Topics discussed on today’s show include: The differences between migrants and refugees. H2 visas for unskilled workers – the new American slavery? How H1 visas for skilled workers also prevent economic growth.   Slate Money is sponsored by Credit Karma. Don’t pay for your credit score!  With Credit Karma, you can see your credit score, right now, absolutely free. Just text MONEY to 89800 to download the free Credit Karma app and get started. And by Goldman Sachs. Information about developments currently shaping markets, industries and the global economy, on the firm’s podcast, ‘Exchanges at Goldman Sachs,’ available on iTunes. And by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to braintreepayments.com/slatemoney.

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The White Collar Whine Edition

Aug 22nd, 201538:20

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:    Hitting the wall, and then climbing the wall, at Amazon The state of unpaid internships If a Yale commencement speech can change the way we think about our rat-race economy?   Slate Money is sponsored by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, with no ongoing subscription, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/money.   And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.   And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Live Long and Prosper Edition

Aug 15th, 201544:19

On this episode of Slate Money, author of the upcoming book Trekonomics, Manu Saadia, joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to discuss:    •How the universe of Star Trek functions without money? •If we can we ever reach a post-scarcity society? •Just what Google is up to with their new umbrella company Alphabet?   Slate Money is sponsored by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month's payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus, get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us.   And by Zip Recruiter. With Zip Recruiter you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click, and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try Zip Recruiter for free. Go to ziprecruter.com/slatemoney.   And by Credit Karma. Don't pay for your credit score. With Credit Karma, you can see your credit score right now absolutely free. Just text the word M-O-N-E-Y to 89800 to download the free Credit Karma app and get started.

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The Marriage Edition

Aug 8th, 201540:28

On this episode of Slate Money, Quartz writer and author of It's Not You, It's the Dishes, Jenny Anderson, joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about how economic principles can solve your relationship conflicts.  Topics discussed on today’s show include: There is no economic reason for marriage.  The law of competitive advantage says you don't have to split dish-washing duties. Is it ever economically rationale to have an affair?   Slate Money is sponsored by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and free shipping right to your door. The Harry's starter kit is just 15 bucks. And right now, visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code money. That's Harrys.com and the promo code money.    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The National Politics Edition

Aug 1st, 201549:00

On this episode of Slate Money, Zephyr Teachout joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to tackle money and politics. Topics discussed on today’s show include: The Mayday PAC and the possibility of public campaign financing.  Puerto Rico's need to file for bankruptcy.  Hillary Clinton's dive into economics. Slate Money is sponsored by Onehub, letting you securely store and share your business files online. Featuring the all-new Onehub Sync, the fastest way to keep all your teams working from the same page. Try it for free and Slate Money listeners can receive a special discount by visiting Onehub.com/money. And by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, with no ongoing subscription, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/money. And by Ziprecruiter. With Ziprecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Public Exposure Edition

Jul 25th, 201546:31

On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss infidelity. Topics discussed on today’s show include: The eventuality of the Ashley Madison hack. Is the CFPB really putting an end to Citibank's greatest cheats? Why Nikkei paid so much for the Financial Times. Slate Money is sponsored by Onehub, letting you securely store and share your business files online. Featuring the all-new Onehub Sync, the fastest way to keep all your teams working from the same page. Slate Money listeners can try it free – and receive a special discount -- by visiting Onehub.com/money. And by MileIQ, the app that automatically tracks and logs your miles, making sure that every dollar is accounted for and leaving you to focus on what’s important.  Try MileIQ for free today by texting “MONEY” to 89800.    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Greece Edition

Jul 18th, 20151:03:31

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: Everything you need to know about the Eurozone and past defaults. What Greece did wrong. How debt restructuring works. Slate Money is sponsored by Onehub, letting you securely store and share your business files online. Featuring the all-new Onehub Sync, the fastest way to keep all your teams working from the same page. Try it for free and Slate Money listeners can receive a special discount by visiting Onehub.com/money. And by Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questions about your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of great looking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay for the clothes you keep, with no ongoing subscription, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/money. And by Ziprecruiter. With Ziprecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. Right now, you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Technical Difficulties Edition

Jul 11th, 201543:55

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: Why you should be worried about last week's Wall Street glitch. Why you shouldn't be worried about China's stock market crash. Are dinner reservation services helping us or hurting us?   Slate Money is sponsored by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo “slatemoney.” And by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us And by MileIQ, the app that automatically tracks and logs your miles, making sure that every dollar is accounted for and leaving you to focus on what’s important.  Try MileIQ for free today by texting “MONEY” to 89800.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Wine Edition

Jul 4th, 20151:00:59

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and wine economics expert Karl Storchmann drink some rosé. And then some more rosé. They also talk about: How cheap wine tastes better, but how expensive wine will make you happier What do those wine ratings really mean? The Charles Shaw Index Support for this show comes from Trunk Club. Answer a few simple questionsabout your look, style, and size, and receive a trunk full of greatlooking clothes that fit perfectly and make you look amazing. Only pay forthe clothes you keep, with no ongoing subscription, and shipping is free. Go to TrunkClub.com/money.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Punchbowl Edition

Jun 27th, 201541:41

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: How Ab InBev's takeover of craft beers affects beer drinkers. And is there a parallel situation in the wine industry?  Why stock prices don't affect the Fed's consideration of inflation.  How Greece's financial crisis compares to Argentina's. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is sponsored by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us.  And by Harry's, the shaving company that offers German-engineered blades, well-designed handles, and shipping right to your door. Visit Harrys.com for $5 off your first purchase with the promo code MONEY.

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The Jordan-O-Rama Edition

Jun 20th, 201534:24

On this week's episode of Slate Money, University of Wisconsin math professor Jordan Ellenberg joins Cathy O’Neil and Slate’s Jordan Weissmann to talk about beating the lottery, academia’s tenure conundrum, and whether or not Uber drivers are employees Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Cost of Employment Edition

Jun 13th, 201550:49

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann welcome special guest Elie Mystal of the blog Above the Law to discuss: The sudden resignation of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo The 10-year anniversary of Elie quitting Big Law, and the state of the profession. The ethics and economics of  student loan defaults    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Time to Grow Up Edition

Jun 6th, 201550:43

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, data scientist Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org,  Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and special guest Ron Lieber of New York Times discuss: Ron's new book on teaching your kids about money, The Opposite of Spoiled What the Red Cross did wrong in Haiti, and what organizations will make better use of your charity dollars New options for insuring workers in the sharing economy    Slate Money is sponsored by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us. And by Birchbox Man. For just $20 a month, subscribers receive a monthly box of gear and grooming essentials, all tailored to suit their personal style. Head over to Birchbox.com and use promo code MONEY to get 100 Birchbox points with the purchase of your subscription – that’s $10 to spend towards your new favorite products.    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Random Rules Edition

May 30th, 201541:39

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, data scientist Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: ·     How US officials can prosecute FIFA leaders abroad ·    Virtual reality- it's back? ·    The Vox/Recode consolitation deal   Slate Money is sponsored by Quickbooks. If you work for yourself, try QuickBooks Self-Employed. It helps separate your business and personal expenses, estimate your federal quarterly taxes and more. See what QuickBooks Self-Employed can do for you with a free thirty-day trial at http://tryselfemployed.com/money.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Off the Books Edition

May 23rd, 201547:23

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, data scientist Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann welcome special guest Cardiff Garcia of the blog FT Alphaville to discuss the criminal guilt of the banks, the reality of the Cuban economy and the fight over the trade deal none of us can read. Slate Money is sponsored by Dropbox, trusted by people in over 4 million businesses worldwide to keep their files safe, synced, and easy to share with anyone. Try Dropbox for Business free for 14 days at dropbox.com/business And by Quickbooks. If you work for yourself, try QuickBooks Self-Employed. It helps separate your business and personal expenses, estimate your federal quarterly taxes and more. See what QuickBooks Self-Employed can do for you with a free thirty-day trial at tryselfemployed.com/money. And by Ziprecruiter. Find the perfect candidate easily by posting to more than 100 job boards at once. Try ZipRecruiter for free by going to ziprecruiter.com/slatemoney. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Make Something New Edition

May 16th, 201549:39

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Jim Ledbetter of Inc and the Inc Uncensored podcast discuss: -So you want to implant a baby -Verizon's $4.4 billon bid for that company that used to send you cd's for the internet -Dumb ways to spend your money on pretty things   Slate Money is sponsored by Dropbox, trusted by people in over 4 million businesses worldwide to keep their files safe, synced, and easy to share with anyone. Try Dropbox for Business free for 14 days at dropbox.com/business. And by Quickbooks. If you work for yourself, try QuickBooks Self-Employed. It helps separate your business and personal expenses, estimate your federal quarterly taxes and more. See what QuickBooks Self-Employed can do for you with a free thirty-day trial at http://tryselfemployed.com/money.   Today’s guest James Ledbetter hosts a podcast on the Panoply Network about tech, business, startups, and entrepreneurship. It’s called Inc. Uncensored and you can listen to the latest episode here: https://soundcloud.com/panoply/inc-uncensored-ep-13-verizon-buys-shingy-and-aol-and-the-backbone-of-the-on-demand-economy/s-7LHWz    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Shaking Things Up Edition

May 9th, 201546:01

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: How Asian countries have built better airports The shocking results of the UK election How to improve the Federal Reserve   Slate Money is sponsored by Dropbox, trusted by people in over 4 million businesses worldwide to keep their files safe, synced, and easy to share with anyone. Try Dropbox for Business free for 14 days at dropbox.com/business And by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses for a fraction of the price. Casper mattresses come with free delivery and returns within a 100-day period. And get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by visiting casper.com/slatemoney and using the promo code slatemoney. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Celebrations Edition

May 2nd, 201545:59

On this week’s episode of  Slate  Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of  mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann welcome a special guest: Reuters Breakingviews global editor Rob Cox. Also, it's Jordan's wedding day. Topics discussed: -How much do weddings really cost? -What does it mean for GE to be getting out of financial markets? -Music festivals: Where's the money?   Slate Money is sponsored by Dropbox, trusted by people in over 4 million businesses worldwide to keep their files safe, synced, and easy to share with anyone. Try Dropbox for Business free for 14 days at dropbox.com/business. Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial slate.com/podcastplus.   Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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The Trying To Be Clever Edition

Apr 25th, 201549:09

On this week’s episode of  Slate  Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of  mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann welcome a special guest: financial planner, author, and New York Times columnist Carl Richards. Topics discussed include:  How do you get your financial life in order (and what does that even mean)?  How could a billionaire hedge-fund manager, a media magnate and Deepak Chopra cure capitalism (with more capitalism)? Did naked mouse-ing cause the flash crash?   This podcast is sponsored by ZipRecruiter: Find the perfect candidate easily by posting to more than 100 job boards at once. Try ZipRecruiter for free by going to ZIpRecruiter.com/SlateMoney.   Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial slate.com/podcastplus.

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The Warren Buffett Edition

Apr 18th, 201545:49

On this week’s episode of Slate Money host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk about everything Buffet Topics include: The risks he takes (or doesn't take). His sub-prime mobile home loans. And Buffett's bestie.    This week’s episode was sponsored by DropBox for Business. It’s the same easy Dropbox experience your employees already love. Try Dropbox for Business free for 14 days at dropbox.com/business. And also by ZipRecruiter, which helps you post to over 100 job sites with one single click. Today you can try ZipRecruiter for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/SLATEMONEY.   Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial slate.com/podcastplus.

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The Lemons Edition

Apr 11th, 201543:56

On this week’s episode of Slate Money host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann take on lemons of all stripes. Topics include: The horrifically rising costs of higher education.  What the drought, and water pricing, means for California fruit and vegetable farmers. And letters from our listeners.   This week’s episode was sponsored by DropBox for business, It’s the same easy Dropbox experience your employees already love. And also by Automatic, a connected car adapter that pairs your car to your smartphone that helps you diagnose engine problems, drive more efficiently, remember where you parked, and more. To get $20 off Automatic's price of $99.95 visit automatic.com/money.    Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial at  slate.com/podcastplus

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The Revolting Edition

Apr 4th, 201538:15

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann take on revolting capitalists in every sense of the words: subprime auto loans, the political party of CEOs, and the Guardian's campaign for climate change divestment. Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up today at slate.com/moneyplus.

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The Podcast Podcast

Mar 28th, 201546:30

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, plus special guests Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media and Will Mayo of Spoken Layer discuss the business of digital audio. This week’s podcast is sponsored by Automatic: a connected car adapter that pairs your car to your smartphone, empowering you to diagnose engine problems, drive more efficiently, remember where you parked, automatically notify emergency services in case of an accident, and more. Go to automatic.com/money to get 20% off. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sgn up today at: slate.com/moneyplus.

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The Literary Edition

Mar 21st, 201544:49

On this week’s episode writer Alissa Quart, editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and author of Monetized, schools host Felix Salmon and co-host Jordan Weissmann of Slate on the literary side of finance. This week’s episode was sponsored by Casper, an obsessively engineered mattress at a shockingly fair price. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting www.casper.com/slatemoney and using the offer code “slate money.”  And also by Automatic, a connected car adapter that pairs your car to your smartphone that helps you diagnose engine problems, drive more efficiently, remember where you parked, and more. To get $20 off Automatic's price of $99.95 visit automatic.com/money.    Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus.

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The Automatic for the People Edition

Mar 14th, 201552:14

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon chats and co-hosts Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate continue the odious debt conversation by discussing how we can pre-emptively prevent evil dictators from borrowing money. Also, robot wars, Apple's dive into making class distinctions between its customers, and racist fines. More here.  This week’s episode was sponsored by Citrix GoToMeeting, the easy way to meet with coworkers online. Visit GoToMeeting.com and click the “TRY IT FREE” button.   Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial at  slate.com/podcastplus

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The Money for Nothing Edition

Mar 7th, 201543:12

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon chats with co-hosts Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate about scarcity-based valuations of music, the wonders of short-selling, and the fortune cookie theory of patent law.   This week's sponsor: This week’s sponsor: Citrix GoToMeeting! Visit GoToMeeting.com and click the “TRY IT FREE” button. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up today at Slate.com/moneyplus

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The Shiny New Things Edition

Feb 28th, 201540:12

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate, discuss the college students refusing to pay their debts to Corinthian College, the Mountain View residents mad about Google and our brand new podcast network and platform, Panoply, with Andy Bowers, Panoply’s chief content officer (and our executive producer). This episode was sponsored Citrix GoToMeeting, the easy way to meet with coworkers online. Visit GoToMeeting.com and click the “try it free” button.

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The Don't Be Evil Edition

Feb 21st, 201552:39

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon and special guest Melanie Hicken of CNN Money chat with co-hosts Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate about the secretly evil world of government debt collectors, not-so-evil employee pay raises at Walmart, and oversized valuations for an uber-evil car sharing service. This episode was supported by Stamps.com. Go to Stamps.com and click on the microphone at the top of the homepage and enter "SLATEMONEY" for a no-risk trial plus $110 bonus offer – including up to $55 free postage.   And by Harry's razors. Go to Harrys.com now and Harry’s will give you $5 off if you type in my coupon code “slate money” with your first purchase.

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The Exotic Fantasies Edition

Feb 14th, 201535:47

On this week's episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss Greece's showdown with its European lenders; competition inside the world of online travel, and the new film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey," which begs the question: Are billionaires sexy? This week’s episode was sponsored by Stamps.com. If you go to stamps.com, click on the microphone at the top of the home page and enter SLATEMONEY for a $110 bonus offer, including up to $55 in free postage and a no-risk trial. And Citrix GoToMeeting, the easy way to meet with coworkers online. Visit GoToMeeting.com and click the “TRY IT FREE” button. Love Slate podcasts? Listen longer with Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, ad-free versions, exclusive podcasts and more. Start your 2-week free trial at slate.com/podcastplus

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The Flipping and Flopping Edition

Feb 7th, 201536:04

On this week's episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss President Obama's flip flop on the 529 college savings plan, the FCC's flip flop on net neutrality, and Shake Shack's flipping of burgers but not (yet) flopping on the public stock market. Find more information and links to our sponsors on our show page. Complete Slate's podcast listener survey! Tell us about yourself and your favorite podcasts so Slate can serve you better. We'd appreciate two minutes of your time. Go to slate.com/survey

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The Sports Edition

Jan 31st, 201547:07

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, we respond to listener suggestions for an all-sports edition. Host Felix Salmon chats with special guest Mina Kimes of ESPN The Magazine and co-hosts Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate about the prospect of paying college athletes, the economics of stadiums, and what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell does to earn such a big salary. And everyone explains to Felix who is playing in the Superbowl this Sunday. This episode was sponsored by Go To Meeting. Try it free for 30 days at GoToMeeting.com and click the “Try It Free” button.    Complete Slate's podcast listener survey! Tell us about yourself and your favorite podcasts so Slate can serve you better. We'd appreciate two minutes of your time. Go to slate.com/survey.

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The Davos Edition

Jan 24th, 201547:04

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion travels to Davos, Switzerland for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. He and special guest Jenny Anderson of the New York Times chat with co-hosts Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate about this year's Davos confab, quantitative easing by the European Central Bank, and the U.S. capital gains tax.

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The "Crazy Currencies" Edition

Jan 17th, 201539:01

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's Jordan Weissmann discuss the Bitcoin’s sudden fall, the Swiss Franc’s sudden rise and some possible good news in the job market.

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The "Shrinkage" Edition

Jan 10th, 201532:10

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss shrinking birthrates in Japan, shrinking prices in the Eurozone, and the shrinking cost of television services.

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The "Econ 101" Edition

Jan 3rd, 201537:24

On this week’s episode of SlateMoney, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate's Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe.org devote the entire episode to a letter from Nathan Connelly, running down a list of the top nine (or maybe ten, depending on who's counting) essential economic concepts every high school graduate should understand.

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The Matt Levine Is Amazing Edition

Dec 27th, 201441:40

Matt Levine of Bloomberg View discusses three of his favorite stories from 2014 with host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and special guest Shane Ferro of Business Insider. Show notes at slate.com/slatemoney

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The Quadraphonic Edition

Dec 20th, 201435:16

Slate Money on the currency crisis in Russia, a reversal of the swaps "push-out" rule, the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, and U.S.-Cuba relations.

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On this week's episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss US attorney Preet Bharara's overturned convictions for insider trading, customer service dust-ups, and marriage and the economy.

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The Arts and Crafts Edition

Dec 6th, 201438:01

Host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss art markets rich (Art Basel) and less rich (Etsy), a controversy over Maurice Sendak's estate, and the unfathomable generosity of Slate Money listeners.

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The "Matching Gift" Edition

Nov 22nd, 201434:25

On episode 29 of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Jordan Weissmann of Slate’s Moneybox discuss charities as venture capitalists, in the wake of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s $3 billion profit from a very expensive drug. And, Uber is disrupting the taxi business – and tracking your movements using a “God Mode” function. Plus: an assessment of Abenomics and our numbers round.      Here are links to some of the topics mentioned during this week's show:   The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s $3.3 billion deal for selling royalty rights for drugs to treat the disease.   How “pay for performance” contracts with doctors could have a detrimental affect on health care.

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The Special Philanthropy Edition

Nov 15th, 201441:14

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica and Rob Reich of Stanford University discuss transactional philanthropy at Lincoln Center, the boom in family foundations and ProPublica's investigation of the American Red Cross.

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This year’s midterm elections produced big gains for Republicans – and pot smokers. On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate's Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org discuss the rise of legal weed, private funding for public schools, and Taylor Swift's breakup with Spotify.  Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show: Felix’s article on Taylor Swift yanking her entire catalog from Spotify More Slate takes: Chris Molanphy on “Why Taylor Swift Is the Super Bowl of Pop” and the Culture Gabfesters split bitterly Tay-tay Cathy pointed out the crowdsourcing project Price of Weed: A Global Price Index for Marijuana Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on education and inequality USC’s Lawrence O. Picus’ New York Times op-ed, “School Fundraising Is Unfair But Unavoidable.” Felix mentioned the addictive site Import IO: Instantly Turn Web Pages Into Data Cathy’s number for this week was inspired by this study, which was the subject of an Economist article. Slate Money will appear every Saturday in the Slate Daily Podcast and its own feed.

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The "End of an Era" Edition

Nov 1st, 201431:46

On Ep. 25: Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is "proud to be gay," the end of the Fed's historic effort to stimulate the American economy, and the falling price of oil. Plus, a farewell to producer Tracey Samuelson.

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Trust No One

Oct 25th, 201430:19

Felix Salmon, Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O’Neil discuss non-compete clauses for sandwich-makers, why most financial economics papers may be wrong, and what the Federal Reserve knew in advance about J.P. Morgan's "London Whale."

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The "Read These Books" Edition

Oct 18th, 201446:48

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of MathBabe.org and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: The group hosts authors John Lanchester and Jake Halpern to chat about their newly released books.

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The "Bad Advice" Edition

Oct 11th, 201430:13

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salman of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Mathbabe.org, and old-school blogger and ThinkUp founder Anil Dash talk about why tech companies break up, the ongoing AIG trial, and how to invest your non-retirement money.

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Second Guessing

Oct 4th, 201432:11

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: why the Fed allowed Lehman Brothers to fail, the protests in Hong Kong, and a new paper from former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.

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The 'F**k It, I Quit' Episode

Sep 27th, 201428:04

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate's Jordan Weissmann and special guest Kai Ryssdal of Marketplace discuss the sudden resignation of Bill Gross, founder of PIMCO, the world's largest bond fund; the apparent negative stock value of Yahoo; and what happens when everyone knows their coworkers' salaries.

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Froth is Non-Linear

Sep 20th, 201437:19

Slate Money, featuring Cathy O'Neil filling in for host Felix Salmon with Slate's own Jordan Weissmann and special guest Cardiff Garcia. This week: the gender gap part II, Chinese debt, and stock buybacks.

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The Regional Episode

Sep 13th, 201434:55

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's Jordan Weissmann discuss the economic illogic of Scotland’s independence vote, how a federal banking regulation could impact infrastructure investment, and a look at how higher education pays (or doesn’t) with help from Felix Salmon’s interactive game.

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Dollars and Sense

Sep 6th, 201437:07

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street, possible problems with dollar-store mergers, and premium bonds.

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House of Cards

Aug 30th, 201440:37

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: the dangers of math in the real world, Amazon buys Twitch, and why investing in professional athletes may not be a great idea.

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The Feedback Loop

Aug 23rd, 201443:08

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: a dive into the mailbag, why tech companies aren't using bankers for M&A deals, and Amazon's new payment system.

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The Payday Edition

Aug 16th, 201441:02

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: when payday loans become usurious, why Buzzfeed’s latest valuation is so high, and the big paychecks of data scientists.

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Slate Money: Actionable Idiolect

Aug 9th, 201434:35

On this week's episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's Jordan Weissman discuss the use and abuse of jargon in business and finance,  regulators demands that financial institutions rewrite their metaphorical "living wills," and the battle over the literal estate of the artist Robert Rauschenberg.

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Slate Money: Babies and Burgers

Aug 2nd, 201436:37

On this week's episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's Jordan Weissman discuss the shady business of international surrogacy,  the National Labor Relations Board's landmark ruling on who counts as a  McDonald's employee, and Argentina finally defaulting on its debt (again).

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: the state of business journalism, a hedge-fund billionaire's struggle against Herbalife, and the corporate income tax.

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Slate Money: Merchants of Death

Jul 19th, 201432:17

On this week's special, transatlantic episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and special guest John Gapper of the Financial Times discuss Citigroup's multi-billion dollar mortgage settlement, the merger of two of the largest American tobacco companies and the continuing saga of the Joint Strike Fighter, the world's most expensive fighter plane.

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Slate Money: The Cupcake Indicator

Jul 12th, 201436:12

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: Happy and unhappy endings at the Fed, American Apparel, and Crumbs Bake Shop.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: Healthcare's Big Data impact, secretive buyers of New York apartments, and how General Motors is compensating its victims.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: The Supreme Court says streaming service Aereo violates U.S. copyright law, the New York attorney general sues Barclays, and Puerto Rico becomes a tax haven.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's Jordan Weissmann. This week: Amazon is making a smartphone, but will people pay for the privilege of easier shopping?  An argument over how climate change and impending civil war in Iraq will (or won't) affect the oil market. And the implications of the foreign policy decision the Supreme Court of the United States just made on what Argentina still owes hedge funds, more than a decade after default.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: Time Warner spins off its magazine business, Uber causes traffic headaches in Europe, and Larry Summers makes reading recommendations.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: A turnabout for Wall Street's toughest judge, extreme measures by the European Central Bank and the continuing saga of hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen.

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Slate Money: Money and the Media

May 31st, 201433:54

Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Columbia University, and Slate's Jacob Weisberg. This week: Apple buys Beats, Amazon bullies publisher Hachette, and French Economist Thomas Piketty defends the data in his best-selling book.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's Jordan Weissman. This week: Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans evade taxes, a look at how reparations to descendants of slaves might work, and Ben Bernanke’s speaking fees.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's Jordan Weissman. This week: Timothy Geithner's "Stress Test," why Christine Lagarde isn't speaking at Smith College, and how student debt impacts the housing market.

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: The IPO of Alibaba, the takeover of Sotheby's, and a debate over the minimum wage.

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