Podcast

Slate Money

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

Episodes

  • Q&A

    Aug 24 2019

    Slate Money has been asking for your all your business and economics questions for weeks. And now it’s finally time to get some answers! Like are CDs actually useful to anyone? Are RSUs a fair form of compensation? Is the Gold Standard a dated concept? What exactly is Anna’s political philosophy?Plus: Slate Money: Succession guest Ryan McCarthy joins for a discussion of podcast recommendations!  Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckThis episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get...more

  • Slate Money: Succession S2E2: “Don’t Be an A**hole. You Don’t Have Principles.”

    Aug 19 2019

    Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family, so every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Ryan McCarthy - who, as the former Editor in Chief of Vice, has a slightly personal connection to this episode.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • India

    Aug 17 2019

    For a special India Edition of Slate Money, Felix, Emily and Anna are joined by economist Raghuram Rajan to talk about the economics of India and his new book The Third Pillar. And in Slate Plus: More with Raghuram Rajan.Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Succession S2E1: "Silica Mud Treatment"

    Aug 12 2019

    Don't worry, Slate Money is obsessed with Succession too. So we're going to be recapping and discussing the latest episode every week. For the season premiere, Felix and Emily are joined by journalist Edmund Lee to talk about the real world counterparts to the characters, proper yachting attire and all the best Kendall insults. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Naked Swimmers

    Aug 10 2019

    This week, Emily Peck is out, so How To! Host Charles Duhigg joins Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski to discuss Chinese currency manipulation, the economics of agriculture, and instant payments.And in Slate Plus: The effective embargo on Venezuela.Follow: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@cduhiggProduction by Phil SurkisLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • One Dimensional Checkers

    Aug 03 2019

    This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss Jay Powell’s announcement that the Fed is cutting interest rates for the first time in over a decade, delve into the messed up economics of generic drugs and follow up on the whole Equifax refund debacle. And in Slate Plus: The latest college scam!Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money Extra: Scott Kupor

    Jul 30 2019

    In this Slate Money Extra, Felix sits down with Scott Kupor, managing partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Scott and Felix discusses the world of venture capital as covered in his new book, 'Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It'. They get into the complex relationship between entrepreneurs and VCs, the question of diversity in the world of startups and reasoning behind preferred stock.Twitter: @FelixSalmonLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...more

  • Toby for Prime Minister

    Jul 27 2019

    This week, Slate Money talks about Facebook’s $5 billion FTC fine, the UK’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the truth about the safety of safe deposit boxes. Plus a cameo from Toby the Dog!Equifax Settlement- https://slate.com/technology/2019/07/equifax-settlement-money-how-to-claim.htmlEmily's Article - https://www.huffpost.com/entry/sexual-harassment-ernst-young-arbitration-bill_n_5d371887e4b004b6adb65597And in the Slate Plus segment: European Central Bank Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitt...more

  • But the Gift Cards

    Jul 20 2019

    This week, the Slate Money hosts talk about Elizabeth Warren’s plan for Private Equity, the surprising effects of gentrification, and Netflix’s current downtick.And in the Slate Plus segment: Cats. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Smoke Filled Rooms

    Jul 13 2019

    This week, Slate Money invites Neil Irwin, Senior Economics Correspondent for The New York Times, to the show to discuss Jeffrey Epstein, Christine Lagarde and his article on Economic Orthodoxy. And in the Slate Plus segment: Who will run the IMF now? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @Neil_IrwinPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Cribsheet

    Jul 06 2019

    This week, economics professor and author Emily Oster joins the Slate Money team to talk about what she learned writing her booksExpecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know andCribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool.And in the Slate Plus segment: More Emily Oster! Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @ProfEmilyOsterPodcast production by Jessamine Molli...more

  • Apocalyptic Vibes

    Jun 29 2019

    This week, Slate Money talks about the exit of Jony Ive, the man behind Apple’s most iconic designs, discusses the employee upset at Wayfair over the company’s involvement with detention centers and answers a listener question about the Chinese bank Baoshang.  == That Photo of Jony Ive == And in the Slate Plus segment: Billionaires and their taxes.   Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. This episode is b...more

  • Literally Making Money

    Jun 22 2019

    This week, Slate Money talk about Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, the merits of upzoning and the Beyond Meat IPO. And in the Slate Plus segment: The billionaire who bought Sotheby’s.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Tweak Harder Edition

    Jun 15 2019

    This week, Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issues with Youtube’s policies, how bookstoresare actually surviving the Amazon Era and the job that nobody seems to want--Well Fargo’sCEO.And in the Slate Plus segment: Why you should be careful when talking about Chinese pork.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Not So Frandly Edition

    Jun 08 2019

    This week, Slate Money talks about the latest from the Federal Reserve, why Democrats are starting to turn on tech companies and Qualcomm’s grip on the industry. Tim Lee on Qualcomm Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Panda Edition

    Jun 01 2019

    This week, Slate Money talks about Trump’s trade wars with China and Mexico, theFiat/Chrysler Renault merger and MacKenzie Bezos’ giving pledge.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Temperature Edition

    May 25 2019

    This week, Slate Money discusses Robert Smith’s major gift to the graduating class ofMorehouse College, why office air conditioning might be a detriment to productivity and thedebate around carbon offsets.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Backwardation Edition

    May 18 2019

    This week, Slate Money discusses the question of land redistribution in South Africa, the future of real estate broker fees and goes deep on the economics of oil.And in the Slate Plus segment: The Koons Rabbit that just sold for $91 million. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The 5th Birthday Edition

    May 11 2019

    It’s Slate Money’s 5th birthday! And one of the show’s original hosts, Slate’s own Jordan Weissmann, has returned to celebrate. Felix, Anna, Emily & Jordan discuss the China tariffs, long vs short term investing and the Uber IPO and driver strikes. And in the Slate Plus segment: Trump’s taxes.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice...more

  • The Eat a Hamburger Edition

    May 04 2019

    This week, Slate Money delves into the whole mess with Herman Cain and Stephen Moore, discusses the business of kidnapping and talks about why Jack Dorsey is being called the “Gwyneth Paltrow” of Silicon Valley. And in the Slate Plus segment: What’s going on at the NRA? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money.L...more

  • Slate Money Extra: Live Q&A with Joseph Stiglitz

    Apr 30 2019

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

  • The GOOP Face Oil Edition

    Apr 27 2019

    This week, Taffy Brodesser-Akner comes on the show to talk about her New York TimesMagazine piece on the arbitration against Sterling Jewelers, the parent company that ownsbrands like Kay, Jared and Zales. Plus, Taffy weighs in on the celebrity industrial complex -- atopic she knows a lot about after spending 8 months with Gwyneth Paltrow for a story.And in the Slate Plus segment: Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new network.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPod...more

  • The Inspecting Our Own Meat Edition

    Apr 20 2019

    This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss IPOs, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and all the money super rich people are throwing at Notre Dame Cathedral. And in the Slate Plus segment: Disney+ Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Puerto Rico Edition

    Apr 13 2019

    This week, the Slate Money hosts are joined by Natalie Jaresko. She talks about her time as theMinister of Finance in Ukraine and her current position as the Executive Director of the FinancialOversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico.And in the Slate Plus segment: Creditors and Puerto Rico.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Travel: Budget Travel Can Be Cool

    Apr 09 2019

    This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Lale Arikoglu of Condé Nast Traveler and the Women Who Travel podcast, who is adamant that budget travel doesn’t have to be lame. Lale talks about how to take an amazing trip without breaking the bank.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Evil Empires Edition

    Apr 06 2019

    On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Emily, Felix, and Anna discuss the New York Times Magazine story on the Murdoch family, the Bezos’ divorce settlement and Saudi Aramco. In the Slate Plus segment: Congestion pricing in Manhattan.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine MolliLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Travel: Bringing the Kids

    Apr 02 2019

    Kim Barrington Narisetti of the Urban Crayon Press joins Felix to discuss the somewhat daunting prospect of traveling with kids. Kim explains how to get kids excited about travel, how to adjust your strategy as they age and even how to make chicken feet a more appealing snack.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Jessamine Moll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Bad Pharma Edition

    Mar 30 2019

    On this week’s episode, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski discuss Apple’s list of new services, the Purdue Pharma settlement and Lyft going public. In the Slate Plus segment: Where have all the suits gone? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Travel: The Death of First Class

    Mar 26 2019

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

  • The Spoiled Children Edition

    Mar 23 2019

    On this week’s episode, Felix, Emily and Anna discuss why you might be missing the point when talking about Operation Varsity Blues, argue about the Deutsche Bank/Commerzbank merger and talk about the growing concern around Boeing planes. In the Slate Plus segment: Remembering Alan Krueger. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Travel: What’s the Point?

    Mar 19 2019

    This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Ron Lieber, the ‘Your Money’ columnist for The New York Times, about whether or not credit card rewards programs are really worth the hassle--not to mention the potentially hefty annual fees. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Jessamine Molli.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Uninhabitable Earth Edition

    Mar 16 2019

    On this week’s episode of Slate Money, David Wallace-Wells joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” and, frankly, freak everyone out about global warming.In the Slate Plus segment: Aerosols and other geoengineering. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Jessamine MolliLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Travel: Frequent Flyer

    Mar 12 2019

    This week 'Slate Money: Travel' welcomes it’s most travelled guest to date: Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation. Katherine talks about what it’s like to travel 200 days out of the year for work, her tips for making economy comfortable and all the reasons she fully nerds out about public transit. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Jessamine MolliListen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Lear...more

  • The This Should be Free Edition

    Mar 09 2019

    On this week’s episode, Katherine Maher, Executive Director of Wikimedia, joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss the information spectrum: from Wikipedia and academic journals to Zuckerberg’s pivot to privacy.Medium: Elizabeth Warren: Here’s How We Can Break Up Big TechNature: Huge US university cancels subscription with ElsevierFacebook: A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social NetworkingIn the Slate Plus segment: the way Wikipedia is used by for-profit companies.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:...more

  • Slate Money: Travel: Ghosts

    Mar 05 2019

    Hospitality columnist Colin Nagy joins Felix to talk about creativity, brands, and ghosts as they relate to hotels, on episode three of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Skift: On Experience Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Occupy French Starbucks Edition

    Mar 02 2019

    On this week’s episode, Rob Cox from Breakingviews joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss Teslas finally being cheaper, Kraft & 3G, Facebook’s Content Moderation Failures, and the political scene in France.[ul]CNN:Tesla debuts long-awaited $35,000 Model 3The Verge: The Trauma FloorVanity Fair: Men are Scum: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate SpeechThe Atlantic: Workism Is Making Americans Miserable[/ul]In the Slate Plus segment: is work the new religion? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @feli...more

  • Slate Money: Travel: Airline Miles

    Feb 26 2019

    Airline loyalty program expert Jay Sorensen joins episode two of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Felix and Jay talk all about the history of airline miles and the fascinating relationship between traveler, bank, and airline.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmonPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Color of Money Edition

    Feb 23 2019

    On this week’s episode, Mehrsa Baradaran joins Anna, Emily, and Felix to discuss black banks and the racial wealth gap.In the Slate Plus segment: Mehrsa’s talks about the Push Coalition Wall Street Project and the conversations she’s had with the Reverend Jesse Jackson about the racial wealth gap. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @MehrsaBaradaranPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or ...more

  • Slate Money: Travel

    Feb 19 2019

    Cathy O'Neil joins Felix on the inaugural episode of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Felix and Cathy talk overtravel; the joylessness of business class, alcohol on planes, optimization, and peanut butter crackers.Mathbabe’s Guide to Overtravel Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon,@mathbabedotorgPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Lucky Strike Edition

    Feb 16 2019

    On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss lower tax refunds, Finland’s income experiment, and labor’s current strengths.In the Slate Plus segment: the weird labor market in...baseball. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Max Jacobs.This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/moneyBill.com, sign up today at bill.com/money.Learn more about your ad choi...more

  • The Mrs. Watanabe’s Favorite Podcast Edition

    Feb 09 2019

    On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss Spotify buying the podcast company Gimlet, the wild labor expectations for women in Japan, and what your savings account might be earning.To hear the episode referenced with Alex Blumberg, check out the March 28, 2015 episode of Slate Money entitled "The Podcast Podcast." The moment Felix references starts at 34:00.In the Slate Plus segment: The Jeff Bezos/National Enquirer/Nude Selfie/Extortion...situation. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitte...more

  • The “Horse Loose in A Hospital” Edition

    Feb 02 2019

    On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss OFAC sanctions against Venezuela, Fed rates, and PG&E officially filing for bankruptcy.In the Slate Plus segment: could Apple be Facebook’s best regulator? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: ZipRecruiter. Get started tod...more

  • The Blah Blah Blahs Matter Edition

    Jan 26 2019

    On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix discuss AOC’s tax ideas at Davos, currency colonization, and Microsoft and housing.Note to listeners: this episode was recorded in the late morning, a few hours before the government shutdown ended.In the Slate Plus segment: a continuation of the discussion on millennial burnout and how technology plays a role.[ul]CNBC: The Super Rich at Davos Are Scared of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Proposal to Hike Taxes on the WealthyNTK Network: Davos Panel Laug...more

  • The Bad Deals Edition

    Jan 19 2019

    On this week’s episode, Anna, Emily, and Felix remember Jack Bogle, discuss constant Brexit drama, and take a look at bad dealmaking. In the Slate Plus segment: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed vacation plans for New Yorkers. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeckPodcast production by Max Jacobs.Stories discussed:The Wall Street Journal: Five Ways Jack Bogle Changed the World of the Everyday InvestorThe Guardian: Corbyn Could Face String of Resi...more

  • The WeBurnout Edition

    Jan 12 2019

    Millennial burnout, odd rebranding efforts, and the World Bank. with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss government workers pay during the shutdown.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.This episode is brought to you by Slack, the collaboration hub for work. Learn more at Slack.com.L...more

  • The God Save Texas Edition

    Jan 05 2019

    Slate Money talks Texas; tech and entrepreneurship, affordable housing and zoning, and the long history of oil in the state with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Lawrence Wright. In the Slate Plus segment, Lawrence Wright’s Mathew McConaughey story.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @lawrence_wrightProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.This episode is brought to you by...more

  • The Valley of Genius Edition

    Dec 29 2018

    Slate Money talks (and listens to) an oral history of Silicon Valley - from outrageous VC funding and juvenile bros to society-altering tech and billion dollar business decisions - with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Adam Fisher. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Adam discuss how Steve Jobs got the Apple engineers to understand what the iPhone really was about.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @AdamcFisherProduction by M...more

  • The Panic Edition

    Dec 22 2018

    Slate Money on a new documentary about the financial crisis, the state of business and finance news, and a look at the duopoly with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Josh Tyrangiel. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Josh discuss their favorite business books of the year.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @TyrangielProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.L...more

  • The Liquid Assets Edition

    Dec 15 2018

    Huawei and the trade war, ride-share companies and IPOs, and Harvard stocking up on water with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss corporate governance for public companies (in particular at CBS).Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone....more

  • The Yellow Vests and Golden Passports Edition

    Dec 08 2018

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

  • The Car Talk Edition

    Dec 01 2018

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

  • The Cryonics Special Edition

    Nov 24 2018

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

  • The Helipad Edition

    Nov 17 2018

    Amazon’s new headquarters, mayhem with Brexit, and Steve Cohen getting more billions on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss wealthy Californians hiring 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon...more

  • The More Like Canada Edition

    Nov 10 2018

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

  • The Don't Be Evil Edition

    Nov 03 2018

    Brazil’s big election, Google employees walk out, Netflix employees get fired, and leveraged loans on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss IBM’s purchase of 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...more

  • The Brexit Special Edition

    Oct 27 2018

    This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Slack, a workplace communication hub. Find out more at slack.com.American Express Business Platinum Card. Don't do business without it.Lending Club. Check your rate in minutes at lendingclub.com/money.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Prudential Managers Edition

    Oct 20 2018

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

  • The Win-Win Edition

    Oct 13 2018

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

  • Slate Money Presents: Women in Charge

    Oct 11 2018

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

  • The Culp-able Edition

    Oct 06 2018

    Trump’s Taxes, the “big hack”, and shakeups at GE on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss California’s new law mandating more female board directors.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Dissent Channel Edition

    Sep 29 2018

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

  • The We’re Not Drunk, We’re Multi-Billionaires Edition

    Sep 22 2018

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

  • The Shaky Ground Edition

    Sep 15 2018

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

  • The Kaep Caper Edition

    Sep 08 2018

    Nike and Kaepernick, Les Moonves & Warner Bros, and Modi’s failed cash crackdownon this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck, In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss Amazon’s new valuation. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeckProduction by Max Jacobs.Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The High Stakes Negotiation Edition

    Sep 01 2018

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

  • The Raging Bull Edition

    Aug 25 2018

    White-collar crime, the aging bull market, and Greece’s exit from its bailout on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss NYU’s plan for tuition-free med school.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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Accountable Capitalism Edition

    Aug 18 2018

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

  • The Momentous Tweet Edition

    Aug 11 2018

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

  • The Silicon Bubble Edition

    Aug 04 2018

    Silicon Valley hiring practices, free lunches, and stock buybacks on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss allegations of sexual misconduct involving CBS’s Les Moonves. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Laura Flynn and June Thomas.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Blame Iowa Edition

    Jul 28 2018

    Tumbling tech stocks, Trump’s tariffs, Sergio Marchionne, and 23andMe on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper Kit Kats and Toblerone.  Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck.Production by Max Jacobs and June Thomas.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Mobile Monopoly Edition

    Jul 21 2018

    Google’s $5 Billion fine, NYC’s public transit woes, and WeWork banning meat on this week's episode with Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski.In the Slate Plus segment, Annie, Felix, Anna, and Emily go even deeper on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and economic illiteracy among politicians. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, Production by Max Jacobs and Shasha Léonard.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Give People Money Edition

    Jul 14 2018

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

  • The Just Sign the Check Edition

    Jul 07 2018

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

  • The Germany Edition

    Jun 30 2018

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

  • It Depends on the Price of the Bonds Edition

    Jun 23 2018

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

  • The House of Cards Edition

    Jun 16 2018

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

  • The Put a Fork In It Edition

    Jun 09 2018

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

  • The Five-Star Sandwich Edition

    Jun 02 2018

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

  • The Ticking Time Bomb Edition

    May 26 2018

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

  • The Where's My Tax Cut? Edition

    May 19 2018

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

  • The Give Your Mother a Century Bond Edition

    May 12 2018

    Mothers, Michael Cohen and Argentina on this week's show with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and Emily Peck. We recorded on Thursday this week so the Michael Cohen news continued to develop after taping.Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Leapfrogging Edition

    May 05 2018

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

  • The Self-Driving Office Edition

    Apr 28 2018

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

  • The #Brands Edition

    Apr 21 2018

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

  • The Sovereign Debt Reminiscences Edition

    Apr 14 2018

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

  • The Mind the Gap Edition

    Apr 07 2018

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

  • The Hollywood Edition

    Mar 31 2018

    Felix Salmon, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and guest co-host, The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Fritz, discuss Fritz’s book, The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies, today’s movie stars, and inclusion riders. Production by Veralyn WilliamsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Space Bees Edition

    Mar 24 2018

    Felix Salmon, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and guest co-host, author Tim Fernholz discus Tim’s book, Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race, the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Wealthfront’s risky decision. Production by Veralyn WilliamsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Jordan's Last Episode Edition

    Mar 17 2018

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

  • The Dread Pirate Trump Edition

    Mar 10 2018

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

  • The Natural Beauty Edition

    Mar 03 2018

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

  • The Success Theater Edition

    Feb 24 2018

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

  • The Fertile Nigerian Blockchain Edition

    Feb 17 2018

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

  • The Return to Volatility Edition

    Feb 10 2018

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

  • Generations Edition

    Feb 03 2018

    Felix Salmon, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and author of Kids These Days Malcolm Harris discuss:Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of MillennialsMillennialsUnpaid InternshipsEmail: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trump in Davos Edition

    Jan 27 2018

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and chairman and editor in chief of the Slate Group Jacob Weisberg discuss Trump in Davos.In Slate Plus: Scaramucci in DavosCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The You Guys PIK Edition

    Jan 20 2018

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:The Blackrock letterSuper PIK bondsThe Gates Foundation paying off Nigeria’s debt to JapanIn Slate Plus: The collapse of CarillionCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Down the IGWEL Edition

    Jan 13 2018

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Trump visiting DavosHuaweiiPhone addictionIn Slate Plus: Manhattans versus Old FashionedsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Distinctly Nordic Edition

    Jan 06 2018

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Iceland legislating income equalitySpotify going publicThe protests in IranIn Slate Plus: Spotify’s debtCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Travel Edition

    Dec 30 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and CEO of Skift, Rafat Ali discuss:Airbnb and overtourismLow-cost airlinesThe travel industryIn Slate Plus: How businesses rely on tourismCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder and June ThomasLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Call-In Edition

    Dec 23 2017

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

  • The May the Fox Be With You Edition

    Dec 16 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Disney acquiring 21st Century FoxApple buying ShazamBitcoin futuresIn Slate Plus: More bitcoin discussionCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Petro Edition

    Dec 09 2017

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

  • The Consumption Smoothing Edition

    Dec 02 2017

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

  • The Splendid Food Edition

    Nov 25 2017

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

  • The Protection Money Edition

    Nov 18 2017

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

  • The Well-Endowed Edition

    Nov 11 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political-risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Corruption in Saudi ArabiaWilbur RossUniversity endowments and the Paradise PapersIn Slate Plus: Stealing the World Cup from Qatar.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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega...more

  • The Powell's Books Edition

    Nov 04 2017

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

  • The Tiran and Sanafir Edition

    Oct 28 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political-risk consultant Anna Szymanski discuss:Sexual harassmentSaudi Arabia’s $500 billion city NEOMTrading cryptocurrenciesIn Slate Plus: Why do bankers like higher interest rates?Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannPodcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Codfather Edition

    Oct 21 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by Financial Times journalist Robin Wigglesworth to discuss:The size of the Norwegian sovereign wealth fundScandinavian economicsThe 30th anniversary of Black MondayEmail: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann  Podcast production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Some of My Best Friends Are Petroleum Engineers Edition

    Oct 14 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by economist Tim Harford to discuss:Richard Thaler’s Nobel prizeTim Harford’s book, Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern EconomyBrexitCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @TimHarfordProduction by Daniel Schroeder Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Africa Edition

    Oct 07 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, and political risk consultant Anna Szymanski are joined by Quartz’s Africa editor Yinka Adegoke to discuss:Lagos and NairobiChina in AfricaThe political scandal in South AfricaOn Slate Plus, we continue talking to Justin about music rights and the streaming industry.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @YinkaWritesProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...more

  • The Krautrock Edition

    Sep 30 2017

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

  • The Anna's Air Quotes Edition

    Sep 23 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, discuss:-       Toys R Us filing for bankruptcy-       The new startup Loftium-       Sukuk bondsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Homicidal Sexbots Edition

    Sep 16 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, discuss:EquifaxThe scandal at SoFiHomicidal sexbotsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Peripatetic Headquarters Edition

    Sep 09 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor in chief of the The Slate Group, discuss:Ticket sale scamsThe sale of legacy media brands like the 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/...more

  • The Rebuilding Edition

    Sep 02 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Hurricane Harvey and flood insurance-       Construction productivity-       Tax reformCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Bet the Farm Edition

    Aug 26 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, political risk consultant Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Passive investing-       Driscoll’s strawberries-       The banana markeCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Only Way Is Ethics Edition

    Aug 19 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer at a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and VP and Managing Director of Impact Investing at Enterprise Community Partners Julia Shin discuss:-       The disbanding of Trump’s CEO council-       Companies’ responsibilities to their shareholders-       Impact investingCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwit...more

  • The Disney World Edition

    Aug 12 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer at a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Pink slime and food libel-       Disney and Netflix-       Office open seating plansCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon...more

  • The Shared Values Edition

    Aug 05 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, senior strategy officer of a political risk startup Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       The rising stock market-       The composition of index funds-       EtsyCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...more

  • The Bad Eggs Edition

    Jul 29 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Anthony Scaramucci and the sale of SkyBridge Capital-       Slumps in productivity-       Hampton Creek’s board members leaving the company-       A bonus segment on sovereign debt restructuringCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Th...more

  • The Fake Loans Edition

    Jul 22 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Private student loan debt-       Donald Trump and Deutsche Bank-       Hedge funders evading taxesCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...more

  • The Cash Offer Edition

    Jul 15 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Visa’s push to go cashless-       Coding boot camps-       Warren Buffett trying to get into the utilities marketCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...more

  • The White Collar Crime Edition

    Jul 08 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, author Jesse Eisinger, and archeologist Larry Coben discuss:-       The Chickenshit Club by Jesse Eisinger-       Sexual harassment in Silicon Valley-       Hobby Lobby’s attempted acquisition of ancient artifactsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @LarryCoben, @eisingerj, @felixsalmon, @Three_GuineasProduction by Daniel Schroe...more

  • The Methodologically Problematic Edition

    Jul 01 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:- Google being fined for antitrust violations in the E.U.- The bailout of two Italian banks- Seattle’s minimum wageCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Independent Directors Edition

    Jun 24 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepping down-       Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods-       Bancor and ICOsCheck out other Panoply podcasts atpanoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...more

  • The Scams Edition

    Jun 17 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by Call Your Girlfriend podcast host Aminatou Sow to discuss:Amanda Chantal Bacon and GOOPPyramid schemes and HerbalifeEmail scamsCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Aminatou, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Mayday Mayday Edition

    Jun 10 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:-       The UK election-       The Spanish banking crisis-       If Qatar is financing extremismCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmannProduction by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Dinosaur Edition

    Jun 03 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss leaving the Paris Agreement, credit scores at a record high, and Goldman Sachs buying Venezuelan bonds.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Bureaucrats Gone Wild Edition

    May 27 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss corruption in Brazil, US fracking and the effects on OPEC, and Paul Romer's war on bankspeak.Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel SchroederLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Spinning Wheels Edition

    May 20 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: -       The auto industry as an indicator of a slowing economy-       Artificial intelligence as the next big innovation-       Apple’s new headquartersCheck out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann Production by Daniel Schroeder. --Felix Sal...more

  • The Disappearing Edition

    May 13 2017

    Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss: -       Matthew Desmond’s piece on the mortgage interest deduction in the New York Times Magazine.-       The low level of the Volatility Index-       Snap’s first earnings report after going publicCheck out other Panoply podcasts atpanoply.fm. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon,@Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann...more

  • The Talking TED Talks Edition

    May 06 2017

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

  • The Pointless Vanity Edition

    Apr 29 2017

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

  • The Pet Cause Edition

    Apr 22 2017

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

  • The Liquidity Edition

    Apr 15 2017

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

  • The "You Say Beeta, I Say Beta" Edition

    Apr 08 2017

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

  • The Pour Decisions Edition

    Apr 01 2017

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

  • The Thinx Twice Edition

    Mar 25 2017

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

  • The Scary White People Edition

    Mar 18 2017

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

  • The Soft Power Edition

    Mar 11 2017

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

  • The Hedge Funds Behaving Badly Edition

    Mar 04 2017

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

  • The Relatively Non-Evil Edition

    Feb 25 2017

    On this week’s Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Heather Long, CNNMoney’s senior markets and economy writer, discuss:The fallout from Uber’s sexual harassment allegations.The attempted takeover 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...more

  • The Vanishing Edition

    Feb 18 2017

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

  • The Creativity Edition

    Feb 11 2017

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

  • The Cathy's Dream Edition

    Feb 04 2017

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

  • The Jump Ship Edition

    Jan 28 2017

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

  • The Xi Loves Me Edition

    Jan 21 2017

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

  • The Ballpoint Pen Edition

    Jan 14 2017

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

  • The Pink Collar Edition

    Jan 07 2017

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

  • The Craft Beer Edition (Live)

    Dec 31 2016

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

  • The Doomed Youth Edition

    Dec 24 2016

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

  • The Unhealthy Markets Edition

    Dec 17 2016

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

  • The Up In The Air Edition

    Dec 10 2016

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

  • The Munchkin Edition

    Dec 03 2016

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

  • The Optimism Edition

    Nov 26 2016

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

  • The Monopoly Money Edition

    Nov 19 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weisman are joined by ProPublica financial reporter Jesse Eisinger to discuss:- The practice of 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 t...more

  • The Oh Sh*t Edition

    Nov 12 2016

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

  • The Live Forever Edition

    Nov 05 2016

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

  • The Bad Romance Edition

    Oct 29 2016

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

  • The Hothouse Edition

    Oct 22 2016

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

  • The Hot Mess Edition

    Oct 15 2016

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

  • The Shadow Courts Edition

    Oct 08 2016

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

  • The Down to Earth Edition

    Oct 01 2016

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

  • The Robot Apocalypse Edition

    Sep 24 2016

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

  • The Turning Point Edition

    Sep 17 2016

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

  • The Weapons of Math Destruction Edition

    Sep 10 2016

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

  • The Preserving Optionality Edition

    Sep 03 2016

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

  • The Worse Than Marxism Edition

    Aug 27 2016

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

  • The Product Edition

    Aug 20 2016

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

  • The Onanism Edition

    Aug 13 2016

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

  • The Scuttlebutt Edition

    Aug 06 2016

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

  • The Size Matters Edition

    Jul 30 2016

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

  • The Big Data Edition

    Jul 23 2016

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

  • The Sports Week Edition

    Jul 16 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Why the UFC sold for 4 billion dollars-NBA salary cap, ode to unions -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 t...more

  • The Fallout Edition

    Jul 09 2016

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

  • The Godly Edition

    Jul 02 2016

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

  • The Brexit Edition

    Jun 25 2016

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

  • The I'd Like to Add You to My Professional Network Edition

    Jun 18 2016

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

  • The Pisco Sour Edition

    Jun 11 2016

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

  • The Limited Means Edition

    Jun 04 2016

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

  • The Villains Edition

    May 28 2016

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

  • The Finance vs Business Edition

    May 21 2016

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

  • The Peer Pressure Edition

    May 14 2016

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

  • The Frack You Edition

    May 07 2016

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

  • The Yanis Varoufakis is not on Slate Money Edition

    Apr 30 2016

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

  • The Dubious Values Edition

    Apr 23 2016

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

  • The Future History Festival Edition

    Apr 16 2016

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

  • The International Edition

    Apr 09 2016

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

  • The Time's Up Edition

    Apr 02 2016

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

  • The Pushing People Out Edition

    Mar 26 2016

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

  • The Screwed Pooch Edition

    Mar 19 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the biggest mess-ups of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Bangladesh's bank account at 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Professional Identity Edition

    Mar 12 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Stacey Vanek Smith of Planet Money discuss the business and finance news of the week.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Buying citizenship, in St. Kitts and the U.S.-Why activist investors aren't nominating women to board positions.-How white collar America secretly loves working too much.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Brain in a VAT Edition

    Mar 05 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk sales taxes.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Cathy battles the tampon tax.-Ted Cruz makes a proposal for a new kind of value-added tax.-Felix can't stand the way Americans keep the sales tax off the price tag.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Breaking the Law Edition

    Feb 27 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, Guan Yang joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about battles with the government. Topics discussed on today’s show include:-The Apple 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Too Big to Fail Edition

    Feb 20 2016

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

  • The End of the World as We Know It Edition

    Feb 13 2016

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

  • The New Money Edition

    Feb 06 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk cold hard cash.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-The failure of bitcoin, and why we'll never have a cash-free society-Viacom's aging patriarch Sumner Redstone, and Philippe Daumain’s $54M pay package-Why Credit Suisse is tankingLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Emoji Edition

    Jan 30 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, Miriam Gottfried of the Wall Street Journal, and Shane Ferro of the Huffington Post talk about feelings.Topics discussed on today’s show include:-Facebook's new emoji 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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Davos Again Edition

    Jan 23 2016

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

  • The Development Edition

    Jan 16 2016

    On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest William Easterly, Professor of Economics at New York University, and the author of The 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 itu...more

  • The New Year’s Resolution Edition

    Jan 09 2016

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

  • The Hogmanay Edition

    Jan 02 2016

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

  • The Stay Healthy Edition

    Dec 26 2015

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

  • The Force Is With Janet Yellen Edition

    Dec 19 2015

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

  • The Mega-Merger Edition

    Dec 12 2015

    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 DinersteinSla...more

  • The World-Changing Edition

    Dec 05 2015

    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 pod...more

  • The Eternally Thankful Edition

    Nov 28 2015

    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 b...more

  • The Hidden Danger Edition

    Nov 21 2015

    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   Podc...more

  • The Great Debate Edition

    Nov 14 2015

    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 podcast...more

  • The Two and Twenty Edition

    Nov 07 2015

    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...more

  • The How the Other Half Banks Edition

    Nov 03 2015

    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 Goldma...more

  • The Not Quite Here Yet Edition

    Oct 31 2015

    Slate Money is coming out on Tuesday this week. Stay tuned!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Chicken or the Eggs Edition

    Oct 24 2015

    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 Br...more

  • The Service as a Service Edition

    Oct 17 2015

    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...more

  • The Housing Edition

    Oct 10 2015

    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 inste...more

  • The Disparate Impact Edition

    Oct 03 2015

    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 o...more

  • The Outrageous Edition

    Sep 26 2015

    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. Slat...more

  • The Gaming the System Edition

    Sep 19 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Bad Odds Edition

    Sep 12 2015

    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 matt...more

  • The Dirty Filthy Loans Edition

    Sep 05 2015

    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 mo...more

  • The Migration Edition

    Aug 29 2015

    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 sponso...more

  • The White Collar Whine Edition

    Aug 22 2015

    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 perf...more

  • The Live Long and Prosper Edition

    Aug 15 2015

    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...more

  • The Marriage Edition

    Aug 08 2015

    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...more

  • The National Politics Edition

    Aug 01 2015

    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 a...more

  • The Public Exposure Edition

    Jul 25 2015

    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...more

  • The Greece Edition

    Jul 18 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Technical Difficulties Edition

    Jul 11 2015

    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 w...more

  • The Wine Edition

    Jul 04 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Punchbowl Edition

    Jun 27 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Jordan-O-Rama Edition

    Jun 20 2015

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Cost of Employment Edition

    Jun 13 2015

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Time to Grow Up Edition

    Jun 06 2015

    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 t...more

  • The Random Rules Edition

    May 30 2015

    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 wh...more

  • The Off the Books Edition

    May 23 2015

    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...more

  • The Make Something New Edition

    May 16 2015

    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 Dropb...more

  • The Shaking Things Up Edition

    May 09 2015

    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/b...more

  • The Celebrations Edition

    May 02 2015

    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 worldwid...more

  • The Trying To Be Clever Edition

    Apr 25 2015

    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...more

  • The Warren Buffett Edition

    Apr 18 2015

    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 ZipRecruite...more

  • The Lemons Edition

    Apr 11 2015

    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...more

  • The Revolting Edition

    Apr 04 2015

    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.Learn mo...more

  • The Podcast Podcast

    Mar 28 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Literary Edition

    Mar 21 2015

    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 yo...more

  • The Automatic for the People Edition

    Mar 14 2015

    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 c...more

  • The Money for Nothing Edition

    Mar 07 2015

    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/moneyplusLe...more

  • The Shiny New Things Edition

    Feb 28 2015

    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.c...more

  • The Don't Be Evil Edition

    Feb 21 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Exotic Fantasies Edition

    Feb 14 2015

    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,...more

  • The Flipping and Flopping Edition

    Feb 07 2015

    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...more

  • The Sports Edition

    Jan 31 2015

    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 ...more

  • The Davos Edition

    Jan 24 2015

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Crazy Currencies" Edition

    Jan 17 2015

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Shrinkage" Edition

    Jan 10 2015

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Econ 101" Edition

    Jan 03 2015

    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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Matt Levine Is Amazing Edition

    Dec 27 2014

    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/slatemoneyLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Quadraphonic Edition

    Dec 20 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Let's Kill All the Lawyers Edition

    Dec 13 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Arts and Crafts Edition

    Dec 06 2014

    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.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Matching Gift" Edition

    Nov 22 2014

    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...more

  • The Special Philanthropy Edition

    Nov 15 2014

    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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Smoking Up Behind the Bleachers" Edition

    Nov 08 2014

    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 Molan...more

  • The "End of an Era" Edition

    Nov 01 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Trust No One

    Oct 25 2014

    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."Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Read These Books" Edition

    Oct 18 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The "Bad Advice" Edition

    Oct 11 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Second Guessing

    Oct 04 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The 'F**k It, I Quit' Episode

    Sep 27 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Froth is Non-Linear

    Sep 20 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Regional Episode

    Sep 13 2014

    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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Dollars and Sense

    Sep 06 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • House of Cards

    Aug 30 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Feedback Loop

    Aug 23 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The Payday Edition

    Aug 16 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Actionable Idiolect

    Aug 09 2014

    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.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Babies and Burgers

    Aug 02 2014

    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).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: The Of Course, Of Course Edition

    Jul 26 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Merchants of Death

    Jul 19 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: The Cupcake Indicator

    Jul 12 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: The 'Monetizing Others' Episode

    Jul 05 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: From Dark Pools to Swimming Pools

    Jun 28 2014

    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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Why Argentina Should Default... Again

    Jun 21 2014

    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.Learn more...more

  • Slate Money: Spinoffs, Write-downs, and Techie Taxis

    Jun 14 2014

    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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Negative Interest Rates and the Saga of Steven Cohen

    Jun 07 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Money and the Media

    May 31 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Ben Bernanke's Big Payday

    May 24 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Timmy, Timmy and More Timmy

    May 17 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Slate Money: Alibaba and the Magical IPO

    May 10 2014

    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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices