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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

Succession: “Rubberneck the Train Wreck”

11/29/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 7, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined bytheir fellow Slate Money co-host, Stacy-Marie Ishmael to talk about Kendall’s crazy birthday party, asking for receipts for He-Man lunchboxes, and why Roman keeps making deals in bathrooms. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more...

Duration:00:49:04

Fist Bumps for Zelda

11/27/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Gene Park of The Washington Post for a very special all-gaming episode. They get into the massive economy behind video games, the complexities of the multiverse, what games make you a “gamer” and discuss how gaming can actually be really social. In the Plus segment: What makes a great gaming chair. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:02:00

Succession: "Clown Town"

11/22/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 6, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined byjournalist, author and Godmother of Slate Money Succession, Taffy Brodesser-Akner to talk about Soy Boys, the fascists, and Tom’s diner regiment in preparation for prison. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:01:01:25

Arriving Today

11/20/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by author Christopher Mims to talk about his new book, Arriving Today, what’s really going on with the supply chain crisis, the logistics of how Amazon works, and the crazy story of a crypto group trying to get a copy of the U.S. Constitution at auction. In the Plus segment: The people you don’t think about in the supply chain. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth To learn more about Work Check,...

Duration:01:00:18

Succession: “Belligerent Zucchini”

11/15/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 5, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Edmund Lee, longtime media industry reporter for The New York Times to talk about the real-life influences behind Sandy and Sandy, the big board meeting, and invisible cats. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:57:36

Billionaire Slap Fight

11/13/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the deconglomeration of Johnson & Johnson and General Electric, the impact worker revenge has on inflation, and Elon Musk’s big Twitter poll costing him ten percent of his stocks. In the Plus segment: Talking on background. Mentioned in the show: “’It’s a walkout!’ Inside the fast-food workers’ season of rebellion” by Greg Jaffe “Updating The Verge’s background policy” by Nilay Patel Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast...

Duration:01:02:56

Succession: “Goons and Stooges and Rough-Jacks”

11/8/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 4, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined byMichael Mechanic, author of Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live – and How Their Wealth Harms Us All to talk about the arrival of Adrian Brody, trying to kill your father with the sun, and how true to life Succession really is. Podcast...

Duration:00:56:02

Twelve Gallons of Milk

11/6/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about a recent CNN segment claiming milk has gone from $1.99 per gallon to $2.79 per gallon, the United Nations climate summit in Scotland, and the conflict surrounding the Penguin Random House merger attempt with Simon & Schuster. In the Plus segment: Holding a tungsten cube. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:54

Succession: "Caucasian Rich Brain"

11/1/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 3, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Matt Haber, Newsletter Editor for the Alta Journal, to armchair psychoanalyze Kendall, talk about the daddy issues of the Roy children, and debate whether Tom will actually go to prison. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about...

Duration:00:51:26

Backdoor to Monarchy

10/30/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about Facebook’s transformation to Metaverse, how the billionaire income tax would work (and why it won’t happen), and Hertz’s new deal with Tesla. In the Plus segment: How a butt dial blundered a coup. Mentioned In the show: “Why Hertz’s big Tesla deal is such a blockbuster” by Rebecca Heilweil “Democrats’ billionaire tax would heavily target 10 wealthiest Americans, but alternative plan is emerging” by Jeff Stein, Andrew Van...

Duration:00:50:08

Succession: “Snake Linguini”

10/25/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 2, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by author and rich people expert Kurt Anderson, to talk about and whether Logan is in a decline, Kendal’s big speech, and those doughnuts. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:06

Will You Accept These Cookies?

10/23/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about ad tracking and big changes at Apple, what’s going on with tuna bonds, and big businesses buying up real estate. In the Plus segment: Legacy admissions. Mentioned In the show: “Snap’s Stock Plummets as It Blames Apple’s Privacy Changes for Hurting Its Ad Business” by Sarah E. Needleman “Zillow pauses homebuying as tech-powered flipping hits snag” by Patrick Clark “Credit Suisse agrees to pay $475 million in fines over the...

Duration:00:59:32

Succession: "Weevils in the Flour Sack"

10/18/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For the series premier, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Janine Gibson, assistant editor of Financial Times to talk about Geri's glass cliff promotion, who might be going to jail, and all the best one liners. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:43:09

Felix Hates Polls

10/16/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about spoiled customers acting out, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and the scandal plaguing her job position, and a new poll finding that a third of households making less than $50,000 in the U.S. lost or spent their savings during the pandemic. In the Plus segment: The Coinbase proposal for an entirely new regulation system for cryptocurrency. Mentioned In the show: “Almost 20% of U.S. Households Lost Entire Savings During...

Duration:00:51:46

Succession: Next Cove Please, Julius!

10/11/2021
Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. To kick us off after a long wait for season 3, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by The New Yorker's Rebecca Mead to talk about her piece, "The Real C.E.O of 'Succession'", how sorry we should feel for the Roy "children," and the mic drop ending of season 2. Podcast production by Cheyna...

Duration:00:40:36

Trillions

10/9/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Robin Wigglesworth to talk about his new book Trillions. They get into active investing, what’s going on with Tether, and the art company Masterworks. In the Plus segment: Snacks. Mentioned In the show: “Why Masterworks is worth $1 billion” by Felix Salmon “Anyone Seen Tether’s Billions?” by Zeke Faux “Former Pepsi C.E.O. Indra Nooyi on the Truth of Corporate Responsibility” by David Marchese “You’re snacking more when...

Duration:00:55:10

The Contrarian

10/2/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Max Chafkin to talk about his new book The Contrarian. They get into the life and drama of Peter Thiel, insider trading, and the Ozy Media scandal. In the Plus segment: What will Peter Thiel do with all his money? Mentioned in the show: “Goldman Sachs, Ozy Media and a $40 Million Conference Call Gone Wrong” by Ben Smith “Most Americans Today Believe the Stock Market is Rigged, and They’re Right” by Liam Vaughan Email:...

Duration:01:02:19

Too Big to Disappear

9/25/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the precarious position of the huge Chinese real-estate company Evergrande, the debt ceiling and revolving door of tax policies, and the foreign policy dustup over submarines. In the Plus segment: Corruption in the Treasury Department. Mentioned In the show: “Understanding Evergrande, the Chinese Real Estate Conglomerate That’s Nearing Collapse,”by Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway for Bloomberg’s Oddlots Axios Capital...

Duration:00:48:38

The Minaj Effect

9/18/2021
This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about vaccine mandates and the spread of vaccine misinformation (ahem, Nicki Minaj), the New York magazine piece on delivery workers in New York City, and the Treasury Department’s report on U.S. child care. In the Plus segment: The crypto carry trade. Mentioned In The Show: “Revolt of the Delivery Workers,” by Josh Dzieza for New York Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on Shortages in the Child Care System...

Duration:00:50:44

Shutdown

9/11/2021
Historian and author Adam Tooze joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about his new book Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy and his Substack piece on the sanctions on Afghanistan. In the Plus segment: Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:37