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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jeff Bezos’ Midlife Crisis

2/15/2020
On this week’s episode, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss Judy Shelton, Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, tech antitrust investigations, and the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract. In the Slate Plus segment: Wells Fargo ends forced arbitration for sexual harassment. 'Behind Amazon’s HQ2 Fiasco: Jeff Bezos Was Jealous of Elon Musk'- https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-02-03/amazon-s-hq2-fiasco-was-driven-by-bezos-envy-of-elon-musk Learn more about...

Duration:00:49:45

Media Media

2/8/2020
Edmund Lee, media journalist for The New York Times, joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss the demented rollercoaster that is Tesla stock, The New York Times’ surprising subscription numbers and the revenue of Youtube and other social media sites. Plus: Spotify buying The Ringer. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:01

Brexit Day

2/1/2020
Izabella Kaminska, editor of FT Alphaville, joins the Slate Money hosts from London to discuss Brexit Day, ESG (environmental, social and governance) and LIBOR (London InterBank Offered Rate). Plus: An extra long Brexit segment. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:03

Speaking of Terrifying...

1/25/2020
The Slate Money hosts discuss such terrifying topics as facial recognition technology, the coronavirus, and Australian bushfires. Plus: SmileDirectClub. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:40

Trans-Pacific Tractor Beams

1/18/2020
The Slate Money hosts discuss the newest trade deals, Visa buying Plaid and the Rooney Rule. Plus: Nike Vaporfly shoes. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:51

Megxit

1/11/2020
The Slate Money hosts discuss what a split with the Royal Family means for Meghan and Harry financially, how Trump’s wine tariff will mess with the industry, and index funds and voting. Plus: Is war good for the stock market? 'The Hidden Dangers of the Great Index Fund Takeover' By David McLaughlin and Annie Massa 'She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie' by Julie Satow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:29

The Big Mistake of The 2010s

1/4/2020
The Slate Money hosts discuss the news from Iran and its effect on oil prices, the biggest mistakes in the past decade of government policies, and the legacy of former NBA Commissioner David Stern. Plus: Carlos Ghosn. ‘The 2010s Were an Economic Tragedy’ by Jordan Weissmann ‘The Reformed Broker’ by Joshua M. Brown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:22

Cautionary Tales

12/28/2019
Tim Harford joins Slate Money to discuss his new podcast Cautionary Tales, Christmas cards and the black market for Chinese sand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:11

Saving for the Second Coming

12/21/2019
This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the state of Boeing, the new California law for contract workers, and the incredible wealth stockpiled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the Slate Plus segment: book recommendations. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:02

The End of the World As We Know It

12/14/2019
This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the end of the World Trade Organization, the life of Paul Volcker and Away’s toxic workplace. And in the Slate Plus segment: Hydrocarbons. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:26

Slate Money: SWAG: Cars

12/10/2019
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. In the last episode of the mini-series, Felix talks to Hannah Elliott of Bloomberg about what makes a car collectible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:07

ABC

12/7/2019
This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss Larry and Sergey, aka The Boys, stepping away from Alphabet, Uber’s big safety report and Silver Lake’s investment in Manchester City soccer. And in the Slate Plus segment: Argentina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:42

Slate Money: SWAG: Wine

12/3/2019
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. This week, Felix talks to Dan Rosenheck of The Economist about a literal liquid asset: wine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:02

Open Borders

11/30/2019
This week, economist and professional contrarian Bryan Caplan joins Slate Money to discuss his books on parenting, education, and, his latest, a graphic novel called Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:24

Slate Money: SWAG: Luxury Goods

11/26/2019
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. This week, Felix talks to Max Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective, about why luxury goods like watches, handbags and designer clothing are not just consumables. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:59

Taylor Swift is a Volatile Asset

11/23/2019
Felix and special guest Janine Gibson of the Financial Times call Emily and Anna from Oxfordshire, England to discuss the situation in Hong Kong, TikTok, and stanning Taylor Swift and her fight for artist ownership. In the Slate Plus segment: The Hummus Wars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:11

Slate Money: SWAG: Gold

11/19/2019
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. This week, Felix talks to Justina Vasquez of Bloomberg News about how and why people have been investing in gold for a very, very long time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:34

Cloud Kitchens

11/16/2019
This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the potentially sexist tendencies of the Apple Card algorithm, why tech is killing restaurants and the new big player in streaming, Disney+. And in the Slate Plus segment: Bolivia. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:10

Slate Money: SWAG: Cryptocurrency

11/12/2019
In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in. This week, Felix talks to Nathaniel Popper of The New York Times about whether cryptocurrency is a real investment asset or a total gamble. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:32

Iberian Siestas

11/9/2019
On Slate Money this week: CEOs being fired for consensual relationships with subordinates, including, this week, Steve Easterbrook of McDonald’s Austin Frakt’s New York Times story about sleep being good for your salary Felix’s Axios piece on the allure of private. money And in the Slate Plus segment: Saudi Aramco’s plans to go public Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Phii Surkis Follow Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:43:45