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A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon.

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United States

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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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English


Episodes

The Salmon Legacy

8/1/2020
Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski are joined by Felix’s cousin Thomas Harding to discuss his book, Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World , on the unusual financial history of the Salmon family, generational wealth, and financial inequality. And in the Plus segment: More with Thomas Harding. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:44:05

The Bad Pac-Man

7/25/2020
Emerging markets experts Lee Buchheit and Mitu Gulati join Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski to discuss how emerging markets are faring in the COVID-19 crisis, the Argentine debt default, and Pac-Man. And in the Plus segment: Lee’s crisis sovereign-debt-relief plan. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:42

Ghosting the News

7/18/2020
This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski went live on Facebook with Margaret Sullivan to discuss her book Ghosting the News and take listener questions about the local news crisis. In the Plus Segment: More with Margaret Sullivan. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:28

Quick Bites

7/11/2020
This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the Robinhood app that’s gamifying the stock market, Quibi’s big failure, and the rising number of food insecure children in the US. In the Slate Plus segment: PPP shaming. Slate Money Live 7/15 at 7pm: https://slate.com/live/wednesday-night-live-with-slate-money.html Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:39:04

'Good News is Good News' Territory

7/4/2020
This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the advertising boycott of Facebook, environmental, social, and governance investing, and the implications of the latest jobs report. In the Slate Plus segment: Netflix. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:25

Get a Beer and COVID-19

6/27/2020
This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the reopening and reclosing of states amid COVID-19 spikes, visas and immigration in the United States, and the messy collapse of the German fintech company Wirecard. In the Slate Plus segment: Bill Ackman and SPACs. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:16

The Deficit Myth

6/20/2020
Professor Stephanie Kelton joins Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski for a long awaited episode on Modern Monetary Theory. She answers their many questions about MMT and discusses her book The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy. In the Slate Plus segment: How we feel about the stock market. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:00:22

Good Science/Crap Science

6/13/2020
Cathy O’Neil is back! She joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to explain why COVID-19 models are confusing, talk about the media world’s big reckoning with its own racism, and discuss the Ford Foundation’s new bonds plan. In the Slate Plus segment: A tech startup that’s trying to detect women’s orgasm. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:46:07

Systemic Interventions

6/6/2020
This week, Stacy-Marie Ishmael, the editorial director of the Texas Tribune, joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski to talk about the May jobs report, the Black Lives Matter protests, and the economic history of African Americans, and what reparations might look like. In the Slate Plus segment: A longer conversation on corporate donations. “Kicked Off the Land,” by Lizzie Presser for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter:...

Duration:00:49:41

Financial Therapy

5/30/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk to Amanda Clayman, a therapist who specializes in money issues. Amanda answers listener questions and discusses topics like student loan guilt and pandemic money hoarding. In the Slate Plus segment: Family history and money. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:59

The Facebook Pandemic

5/23/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the economic of vaccines, how Facebook is totally (unfortunately) winning this pandemic and the question of work from home pay based on where you live. In the Slate Plus segment: The Weight Watchers layoffs. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:47

Seamless Is a Verb

5/16/2020
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the possibility of a merger between Uber and Grubhub, the potential collapse of the child care industry, and they get to some of the questions they missed on their Wednesday night Facebook Live Q&A. In the Slate Plus segment: Questions from the live Q&A Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:43:47

Cities and Coronavirus

5/9/2020
Urban theorist Richard Florida joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss all sorts of questions around cities and coronavirus--such as how population density factors into the virus’ spread, why certain cities are faring better than others, and what our cities might look like after the pandemic. In the Slate Plus segment: The reaction to COVID-19 and climate change. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more...

Duration:00:51:09

Slate Money: Food: Food Waste

5/5/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Austin Bryniarski joins to discuss his theory that the war on food waste is a little too easy for everyone to get behind and might ultimately serve as a distraction from bigger environmental and social issues. For more info, read his article The War on Food Waste is a Waste of Time by Austin Bryniarski for The Outline. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn...

Duration:00:22:42

How is Boeing Okay?

5/2/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the process for reopening states, what’s going on with big business right now, and the gross domestic product that’s hidden in our homes. In the Slate Plus segment: The meat industry. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:27

Slate Money: Food: Alternative Meat

4/28/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Tad Friend joins to discuss the growing alternative meat industry, the plant-based crusade of Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown and the significant environmental benefits of ditching the beef patty. "Value Meal" by Tad Friend for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:17

Why Are Republicans Being So Mean?

4/25/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the price of oil, the Paycheck Protection Program round two, and the results of their informal poll on stimulus checks. Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. In the Slate Plus segment: The United States Oil Fund. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:52:55

Slate Money: Food: Sustainability

4/21/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Dan Barber of Blue Hill joins Felix to discuss how COVID-19 is revealing the flaws in the farm-to-table model, the utilitarian origins of cuisine and what a truly sustainable local food system would look like. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:02

Giant Money Gun

4/18/2020
This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the Paycheck Protection Program funds running out, Amazon’s current percentage of evil, and why companies would pay out dividends right now. “Coronavirus at Smithfield pork plant: The untold story of America's biggest outbreak” by Jessica Lussenhop in BBC News In the Slate Plus segment: Pandemic Bonds. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:47:34

Slate Money: Food: Reservations

4/14/2020
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Remember going to restaurants? Marissa Conrad joins to talk about the complex economy of restaurant reservations and how apps like OpenTable and Resy are changing the game. “We Suck at Reservations” by Marissa Conrad for New York Magazine Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:48