Slate Money

Slate Money

By Slate Podcasts

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

Episodes

Is Capital One’s Discover Deal Doomed?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers come with 0% interest and no fees! They discuss what the proposed merger between Capital One and Discover would mean for the rest of us and why the government probably won’t let it happen. Also: How long will Nvidia’s chip empire last, and why there are suddenly so many car washes everywhere. In the Plus segment: The gang reveals their all-time favorite kitchen gadgets.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Clips and references in the show: “‘I’m gonna get totally and utterly X-ed.’: Constructing drunkenness” 1986 Discover ad “Car Wash” by Rose Royce Vintage car wash documentary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/24·42m 23s

Money Talks: I Was a Billionaire’s Right Hand

Felix Salmon sits down with Carrie Sun, whose book Private Equity: A Memoir recalls her life as the right-hand woman of a billionaire hedge fund manager. Burnt out on corporate life, Carrie wanted a low-key day job while she pursued her writing career. Instead, she found herself in a world of high-octane Wall Street hustle where profit is paramount. She and Felix discuss Wall Street culture,  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our regular show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/24·28m 24s

America is Beating Everyone

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers explain why factories, energy, stimulus money, and immigration have helped the U.S. economy succeed where its rivals struggle. Also: The failed Universal Music deal that silenced Taylor Swift music on TikTok, and why a typo by Lyft was the scourge of after-hours traders. In the Plus segment: Why is chocolate chip ice cream so hard to find? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/02/24·49m 8s

Disney's Wish Upon a (Pop) Star

BREAKING NEWS: Felix Salmon paid money to watch the Taylor Swift concert movie, he reveals it in a tell-all chat with Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers. They discuss CEO Bob Iger’s efforts to keep Disney the fairest entertainment company in the land and why New York Community Bank’s financial straits could be a win for ordinary renters. Also, has the backlash against the SAT test been misguided? Dartmouth thinks so. In the Plus segment, the gang explains Superbowl commercial trends. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/24·43m 47s

Money Talks: You Should Buy Art

In this Money Talks, Bianca Bosker, author of “Get the Picture,” chats with Felix Salmon about her adventures going undercover in the fine art world. Bianca worked as a museum security guard and gallery assistant, among other gigs, and got an inside peak at the smoke and mirrors of creating, collecting, and curating. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/24·48m 31s

Why Musk Lost $56 Billion

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss why a Delaware judge blocked Tesla’s $55 billion compensation package for Elon Musk and what it means for his Mars dreams. Also: the meteoric rise and catastrophic fall of DNA testing service 23andMe, and Felix gives us a glimpse into the world of Sotheby’s and mega-high-end art auctions. In the Plus segment: News platform The Messenger had $50 million to spend. Why did it fold in less than a year? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/24·44m 57s

Money Talks: Is Pop Finance Rubbish?

In an off-week bonus episode of Money Talks, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers chat with Yale finance professor James Choi, who has cross-referenced the advice of more than 50 pop finance books with actual economic theory. How much should you save in your 20s and 30s? Should you put your money in a savings account or the stock market? Is it bad to change your retirement plan? James Choi spills the finance tea! If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/24·40m 21s

The Rent is Still Too Damned High

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss record-breaking rents that see most renters forking over more than 30% of their dough. Also: Infant apparel brand Kyte Baby’s maternity leave scandal, and why Josh wine is such a hit. In a British Slate Plus segment: An American professor says to put salt in our tea; Felix cries foul and explains how to make a proper English cuppa. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/24·52m 5s

Money Talks: Live in an Empty Office

For this edition of Money Talks, Grace Rauh, director of the 5BORO Institute, makes the case for office-to-residential conversion. The pandemic pushed people out of offices, and they don’t want to come back. Meanwhile, demand for affordable, urban housing is on the rise. Can we solve both problems at once? Grace and Felix Salmon discuss.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/24·41m 35s

Antitrust, Boomer Style

This week, Axios tech and policy reporter Ashley Gold joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers to discuss the scuttled Spirit/Jet Blue merger and the ambitious anti-trust efforts of Trade Commission chair Lina Kahn. Also: how hybrid work won the office wars and why conflict in the Middle East isn’t really affecting oil prices. In the Slate Plus segment: Will a squabble with Epic Games crack Apple’s stranglehold on the app market? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing and Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/01/24·43m 12s

Apple Maps is Finally Good

Last week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spears asked you to weigh in on your preferred map app: Reigning champ Google, or late bloomer Apple? This week, they reveal your answers and discuss the merits of each. Also: Boeing’s airplane malfunctions, and what Bitcoin’s ETF approval means for crypto. In the Plus segment: Untangling the plagiarism drama of billionaire Bill Ackman and his wife Neri Oxman. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/01/24·49m 8s

Money Talks: Glossier’s Glamorous Girl Boss

In our inaugural edition of Money Talks, Felix Salmon sits down with veteran fashion writer Marisa Meltzer, author of Glossy: Ambition, Beauty, and the Inside Story of Emily Weiss's Glossier. Marisa discusses the real-life woman behind Glossier’s iconic CEO, the feminism of the beauty industry, and why French is the language of glamour. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our regular show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/24·39m 2s

Is Billionaire Charity a Sham?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spears debate the value of massive, tax-deductible donations that spend years in administrative limbo. Also: Biden is cranking up production in American factories, and private equity may be making healthcare sick. In the Plus segment: Should we be afraid of Trump in 2024? (Spoiler: Yes.) We’re also excited to announce Money Talks, a new interview series from Slate Money. Every second Tuesday, Felix or Emily will sit down for one-on-one chats with authors, analysts, investors, entrepreneurs, and other movers and shakers of the business world. Tune in this Tuesday, January 9 for Felix’s conversation with Marisa Meltzer, author of Glossy: Ambition, Beauty, and the Inside Story of Emily Weiss's Glossier. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/24·48m 4s

America’s Boring Superweapon

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers chat with Henry Farrell, author of Underground Empire: How America Weaponized the World Economy. Henry explains how American hegemony shifted from guns and tanks to SWIFT codes and internet policies. Can China or Russia beat it at its own game? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/23·52m 57s

Our Surprisingly Great Year

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and guest host Edmund Lee, media reporter for the New York Times, recap the 2023 economic year, which saw strong growth, reduced inflation, and soaring stocks. Also: What a potential Warner Bros.-Paramount merger means for the entertainment business, and why a growing number of pedestrians are being killed by cars at night. In the Plus segment: Can the news industry profit from ChatGPT?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/23·49m 18s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: This Is Spinal Tap

In ancient times, hundreds of years before the dawn of history, director Rob Reiner gave the world a band named Spinal Tap. No one knows who they were or what they were doing … except for legendary designer Paula Scher, the mind behind 40 years of music artwork and branding. She chats with Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers about the true stories that inspired the classic mockumentary. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/23·39m 49s

Is Starbucks Still a Union Buster?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers speculate on the Federal Reserve’s surprising new interest rates, whether Starbucks’ store closings are anti-union, and the financial machinations of Dodgers pitcher Shohei Ohtani. In the Plus segment, Felix and Emily hash it out over the usefulness of the UN’s climate change conference.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/12/23·45m 24s

Slate Money Travel: Hotels That Don’t Rip You Off

This week, Pavia Rosati, founder of travel platform Fathom, chats with Felix Salmon and the hotel industry in the post-COVD era. They discuss why prices are so unpredictable, those exorbitant fees for coffee and yoga classes, and how the industry is recovering from a historic crash.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.  Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/23·51m 3s

The War on Self-Checkouts

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss their Christmas shopping strategies and whether it’s time for self-checkouts to check out. Also: What big airline mergers mean for those of us in economy class, and whether the podcast bubble has finally burst. In the Plus segment: Do we really need to have meetings? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/23·51m 21s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: Jerry Maguire

This week, sports journalist Mina Kimes joins the huddle with Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers to discuss the 90s football rom-com Jerry Maguire. Mina explains how real-world sports agents do business, and the squad debates whether a young Tom Cruise can keep this somewhat poorly-aged classic on the varsity string. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort and Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/23·47m 42s

This Year, Give Cash

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers speak with Rory Stewart of GiveDirectly and the author of “How Not to Be a Politician.” They discuss the faults of many approaches to philanthropy, and why giving cash to those in need may be the most effective way to help.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/23·47m 45s

Slate Money Travel: Maybe We Should Walk

In this episode of Slate Money Travel, Felix Salmon speaks with Craig Mod about why he loves to walk on vacation. Check out Craig Mod’s latest book, “Things Become Other Things”.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/23·31m 28s

The Big Crazy at OpenAI

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Sam Altman’s triumphant return to OpenAI and ponder the future of the artificial intelligence industry. They also discuss the legal woes of crypto exchange Binance and its CEO Changpeng Zhao. Finally: the economic policies of Argentina’s president-elect Javier Milei. In the Plus segment: Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers joins OpenAI’s board of directors Podcast production by Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/23·52m 9s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: Dumb Money

In the first episode of Slate Money Goes to the Movies, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk with Joe Nocera, author of “The Big Fail” about Dumb Money. Can you make a good movie about something that happened two years ago? What’s it like to watch the COVID pandemic on the big screen? Who made money in the GameStop craze?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/23·48m 30s

How Salt Built America

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers chat with Ed Conway, economics and data editor of Sky News, whose new book “Material World” tells how a handful of everyday resources built civilization — and remain incredibly important today. Also: the astounding secrets of car paint…and why new cars look like mud. Podcast production by Patrick Fort and Jared Downing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/23·1h 2m

Slate Money Travel: Jet-setting Like A Journalist

In the first episode of Slate Money’s Travel series, Felix Salmon talks with The New York Times’ Lydia Polgreen about her time as a foreign correspondent and big-time business exec. What was it like to carry $10,000 in cash? And how buttery is the leather on a private jet?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/23·33m 18s

The Bully of Bridgewater

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Rob Copeland of The New York Times to discuss his new book The Fund: Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates, and the Unraveling of a Wall Street Legend, which examines the vast difference between Ray Dalio’s public persona and Bridgewater’s private reality. Then, Felix, Emily and Elizabeth cover the end of the SAG-AFTRA strike, and WeWork’s bankruptcy.  In the Plus segment: More with Rob Copeland! Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/23·47m 25s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Insider

The Slate Money crew is joined by a familiar voice in Jordan Weissmann to discuss “The Insider”. They talk about the many conflicts of interest, how to make journalism look interesting, and the problem with Michael Mann movies. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/23·52m 31s

The Crypto Crimes of Sam Bankman-Fried

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers tackle the verdict in the Sam Bankman-Fried trial and a lawsuit against realtors. They also discuss the UAW contract negotiations and how it will affect car manufacturers in the rest of the United States.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/23·1h

Why Dimes Shouldn’t Exist

Felix Salmon, Elizabeth Spiers and Emily Peck talk about the latest GDP numbers and why people still feel bad about the economy. They also break down two big fossil fuel mergers, and Felix explains why dimes shouldn’t exist. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/23·49m 29s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: BlackBerry

In this episode of the Movies series, the Slate Money gang talks with BNN Bloomberg’s Amanda Lang about “BlackBerry”. Are there really vampires in Waterloo, Ontario? Why are all movie business guys just people who yell?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/23·39m 50s

The Cable Sports Apocalypse

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Sara Fischer, senior media reporter at Axios, to break down recent media deals with sports leagues, and why cord-cutters are going old school and buying TV antennas. They also discuss Marc Andreessen’s unhinged tech manifesto. In the Plus segment: The recent survey of consumer finances. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/23·58m 15s

SBF (Sweaters, Birkenstock, FTX)

Felix Salmon, Elizabeth Spiers and Emily Peck talk about the latest in the Sam Bankman-Fried trial. They also discuss the (maybe bad???) Birkenstock IPO, and why your sweaters are getting worse.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/23·55m 55s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: Barbie

In this episode of the Movies series, the gang talks with Slate’s Cheyna Roth about Barbie. Is Barbie an anti-capitalist movie? Does Ryan Gosling steal too much of the show? And what message does Barbie’s success send to Hollywood?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.  Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/23·40m 18s

Is Ozempic Eating Into Snack Profits?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about how Ozempic affects food buying habits, the rise in mortgage and interest rates, and the decrease in stock buybacks.  In the Plus segment: The correlation between life expectancy and having a college degree.  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/23·37m 40s

Delta Sky Miles vs The Two-Percent

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are the two-percent! Well, not Emily, to be clear. They dig into what’s going on with all the changes to Delta Sky Miles, the newest lawsuit by the FTC against Amazon, and why LinkedIn is and is not the worst.  In the Plus segment: What do you do with a concrete banana?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/23·52m 3s

What is Your Face Worth?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Kashmir Hill to talk about her new book, Your Face Belongs to Us. They dig into the way facial recognition technology is used in unexpected (and sometimes creepy) ways. They also talk about the A.I. revolution and Rupert Murdoch’s “exit” from the Fox empire.  In the Plus segment: Kashmir talks about tracking her husband.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/23·55m 40s

Slate Money Criminals: TheraNOPE

In this episode of the Criminals series, the gang talks with Rebecca Jarvis, host of “The Dropout” about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos. Who were the real victims of Holmes’ crimes? How did her lofty goals drift into scandal? And where does she sit on a scale of “one to evil”? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/23·41m 58s

Old School Union, New School Strike

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the auto workers strike and how the UAW is using some tactics it's never tried before. They’ll also get into how things went down with the big Arm IPO and talk about the latest census data on poverty.  In the Plus segment: Tiny homes are mostly just click bait. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/23·38m 54s

Optimal Illusions: The False Promise of Optimization

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Coco Krumme to discuss her book Optimal Illusions: The False Promise of Optimization.  In the Plus segment: The story in Felix’s newsletter today on why the city of Birmingham in the UK has gone bankrupt.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/23·41m 8s

Slate Money Criminals: The $5 Billion Fraud

Felix Salmon and Elizabeth Spiers speak with Tom Wright, the author of Billion Dollar Whale to discuss Malaysian fraudster Jho Low. They talk about how he used political connections to live a lavish lifestyle and buy Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.  Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/23·41m 37s

You Better Not Be Working

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the state of working in the United States three years after the COVID pandemic began. They discuss the latest in the efforts in the SEC’s attempts to litigate cryptocurrencies. And finally, can you be a guilt-free investor?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.  Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/23·52m 47s

Twelve Ways to Help Fix the World

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers speak with author and academic Bjorn Lomborg about his latest book, “Best Things First”. How does Bjorn’s advice differ from effective altruism? And where should you donate your own money? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/23·49m 32s

Slate Money Criminals: John Ackah Blay-Miezah

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers speak with Yepoka Yeebo, author of Anansi’s Gold: The Man Who Looted the West, Outfoxed Washington, and Swindled the World. Yeebo explains how John Ackah Bley-Miezah convinced people that he held the keys to a large fortune. All they needed to do was help him access it.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/23·46m 25s

Rao’s Pasta Sauce is the Zoom of Food

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss FDIC chair Martin Guenberg’s proposal to let big bank debt holders lose money before the uninsured depositors. Also, Rao’s upscale cornering of the red sauce market leads to its $2.7 billion sale to Campbell’s. Finally “The Wig”: Argentina’s right-wing primary winner Javier Milei’s arresting mop and his plan to toss out the currency. In the Plus segment: Why can’t it be Halloween all year round? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.   Podcast production by Kevin Bendis and Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/23·53m 25s

ESPN Bets on Sports Betting

Felix Salmon and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Cardiff Garcia (host of The New Bazaar) to discuss ESPN’s big new investment in sports betting. They break down the state of a lawsuit over how much UFC fighters get paid. Finally, they talk about the increasing allure of private credit.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/23·47m 45s

Slate Money Criminals: Bernie Madoff

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers kick off Slate Money’s series on some of the biggest financial scandals in recent history. This week they are joined by Joe Berlinger, director of “Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street”. Berlinger tells the Slate Money crew about Madoff and how his infamous Ponzi scheme ultimately came tumbling down.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/23·44m 31s

America’s Credit Rating Went Down. So What?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the recent downgrade of America’s credit rating by one agency. They also cover how Taylor Swift and Beyonce are changing concert tours, and figure out whether or not anyone is judging you during a business lunch.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/23·53m 19s

Will The UPS Union Deal Deliver?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the tentative agreement between UPS and their unionized workers. They discuss how Goldman Sachs’ Apple credit card went bad, and a new study reveals how household income influences Ivy League admission rates. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/07/23·57m 27s

Wal-Mart v. Amazon: The Battle for Retail’s Soul

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by author Jason Del Rey to talk physical retail’s woes. They discuss Jason’s new book, Winner Sells All: Amazon, Walmart and the Battle for Our Wallets. Then they dig into what is going on with physical retail space and how looting can help Amazon and other resalers. And finally, why the IRS is investigating crypto bros in Puerto Rico.    In the Plus segment: What happened to Taco Tuesday? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/07/23·57m 1s

Trouble in the House of Mouse

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about Disney’s challenges especially now that writers and actors are both on strike. They discuss the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on student loans. And finally, what to do if your bank suddenly closes your account.  In the Plus segment: Giant cruise ship!  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/23·1h 4m

Can Threads Take Down Twitter?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about Threads, the new competitor to Twitter. They also discuss Janet Yellen’s trip to China and what it means for American foreign policy. Finally, have tipping and service charges gone too far? In the plus segment: Pregnant workers now have more workplace rights. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/23·54m 42s

How The Affirmative Action Ruling Changes Corporate America

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers take on the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action. They also talk about the (very good!) marketing campaign behind the upcoming Barbie movie, and the (less good) influencer campaign for SHEIN.  In the Plus segment: Vanna White needs a raise!  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/23·43m 48s

The NCAA is…What, Exactly?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski break down the last two years of the college sports economy. Players can get paid for their name, image, and likeness. Is that a good thing? And how interest rate hikes have put private equity firms at risk.  In the plus segment: Why college sports coaches make so much, and how that might be changing. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/06/23·1h 4m

Could Global Inequality Actually Be…Good?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss what the decline in global economic inequality really means for our future, why you shouldn’t take luxury pictures right after you burn an industry to the ground, and why the Instant Pot couldn’t survive.  In the Plus segment: Felix’s piece on why you shouldn’t stress about commercial real estate.   Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/06/23·46m 39s

The SEC’s Crypto Crackdown

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the SEC lawsuits against Binance and Coinbase. Then they are joined by Slate’s own Henry Grabar for a chat about his new book, Paved Paradise: How Parking Explains the World. In the plus segment: More conversation with Henry Grabar  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/23·56m 0s

The Economic Tale of the Writers Strike

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the ongoing WGA strike, the latest news on the Fed’s fight against inflation, and how CEOs are courting Chinese business while staying in America’s good graces.  In the Plus segment, movie theaters are trying everything to get you back into the cinema, including booze and gourmet food.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/23·54m 56s

Succession S4 Ep10: Fairly Explosive Mega-F***

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik to discuss the series finale of Succession. It all comes down to this; who wins, who loses, and, who gets ‘the kiss from Daddy’? The Tom/Greg Taylor Swift video. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli and Patrick Fort.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/23·1h 4m

Rainbow Rage

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the conservative backlash to corporate LGBTQIA+ Pride campaigns, Nvidia’s soaring stock and what it means for the future of AI, and what’s up with Germany’s economic slowdown. In the Plus segment: Elizabeth's piece on strivers and Succession.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli and Patrick Fort.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/05/23·46m 31s

Succession S4 Ep9: Church and State

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by filmmaker, activist (and member of a real-life media dynasty) Abigail Disney to discuss the penultimate episode HBO’s Succession. At Logan’s funeral, speeches are made and power is brokered as the future of Waystar Royco hangs in the balance.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli and Patrick Fort.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/23·54m 28s

The Debt Ceiling is Dumb

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss this big debate over the debt ceiling and why it’s so dumb, Sam Altman’s request for AI regulation, and the theory of “greedflation”.  In the Plus segment: British accents!   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli and Patrick Fort.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/23·51m 20s

Succession S4 Ep8: Election Night

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, Elizabeth Spiers, and guest Euan Rellie discuss the Election Night episode of Succession season 4. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/23·50m 57s

The Felix Wrote A Book Episode!

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Felix’s new book The Phoenix Economy: Work, Life, and Money in the New Not Normal.     In the Plus segment: monkeys and immigration policy.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli and Patrick Fort.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/23·49m 0s

Succession S4 Ep7: Two Indias (And Two Episode Directors)

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined this week by a star-studded lineup to discuss episode seven of HBO’s Succession. Author Taffy Brodesser-Akner, plus Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (the directors of this episode) join the gang to talk about the Roys’ election tailgate party.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/23·1h 8m

Why The First Republic Failure Is Different

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the failure of First Republic Bank, the (maybe) end of interest rate hikes, and how the shopping app Temu is shaking up e-commerce. Also, a more humane approach to chickens. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/23·49m 38s

Succession S4 Ep6: Living+

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Ed Lee of the New York Times for a spoilery recap of episode six of the final season of HBO’s Succession. They talk about Waystar’s investors meeting, Roman’s attempts to fire some people, and Tom and Shiv’s new game.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/23·57m 26s

“Traffic”: Ben Smith and the Death of the Social Web

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Semafor editor-in-chief Ben Smith to discuss his new book. They also break down Tucker Carlson’s departure from Fox News and the end of Buzzfeed News. In the Plus: A throwback to the olden days of blogging.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/23·48m 30s

Succession S4 Ep5: Bleed The Swede

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Peter Kafka of Vox. They discuss episode five of the final season of HBO’s Succession, including a drug-fueled party, a very normal trip to Norway, and why the baguette may in fact be mightier than the bagel. Also, bags of blood. Really.  Check out how the Succession timeline (kind of) works.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/23·47m 48s

Elon’s Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the biggest business, tech and finance stories of the week. This week, Fox News settles with Dominion, Elon’s rocketship blows up, and Apple has a savings account now.  In the plus: Quantifying the value of domestic labor.  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/23·55m 24s

Succession S4 Ep4: Succession!

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by graphic designer Michael Bierut to recap the fourth episode of the last season of HBO’s Succession. The family attends Logan’s wake where big moves are made. Someone gets a surprising phone call. And where did that piece of paper come from? If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/23·1h 2m

The China Problem

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers go over China’s expanding role in the international debt market. They discuss a new problem with the American mortgage system, and dive into the wild world of the collectibles market. In the Plus segment, Rupert Murdoch’s email divorce. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/23·52m 32s

Succession S4 Ep3: Logan F---s Off

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Slate’s Lizzie O’Leary to go over the shocking third episode of the last season of HBO’s Succession. Are Tom and Shiv going to get back together? What was in the “Logistics” folder? And was Connor’s wedding actually nice?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort and Ben Richmond.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/23·1h 4m

How to Win at Roulette

Slate Money hosts Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the podcasting economy and if the bubble has burst—or if it will soon. They also talk about Anthony Scaramucci’s hedge fund troubles, and a story about how to win at roulette.  In the Plus segment: The implications of Supreme Court Justice Thomas’ ties to a billionaire, and the broader politicization of the American judicial system. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort, with technical assistance from Ben Richmond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/23·49m 25s

Succession S4 Ep2: F---ing Pirates

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by The New Yorker’s Clare Malone to recap the latest episode of HBO’s Succession. Will Kerry get on ATN? Will the Kids squash the GoJo deal? Is anyone going to come to Connor’s wedding?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Podcast production by Patrick Fort and Ben Richmond.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/23·1h 4m

The Layoff Dopamine Hit

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Kevin Delaney, co-founder of Charter. They discuss the layoffs that have swept across multiple industries, and if letting workers go actually solve the issues CEOs say they are. They also take a look at how work has changed during the pandemic, digging into how middle managers have the worst jobs, and how having too many meetings sucks.  In the Plus segment: Who does the radical candor system actually help?  If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get an ad-free experience across the network and an additional segment of our show every week. You’ll also be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.  Podcast production by Anna Phillips and Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/23·1h

Succession S4 Ep1: High-Calorie Infosnacks

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by author and journalist Jim Stewart to recap episode one, season four of HBO’s Succession. They talk architecture, business deals, and parallels between the television drama and real-life media moguls. Podcast production by Anna Phillips and Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/23·1h 1m

Too Big, To Fail, Too Furious

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the rescue of Credit Suisse. They also break down the politics behind federal deposit insurance, and what will come out of this week’s Congressional hearings about TikTok. Podcast production by Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/23·1h 9m

Normal Bank Failure

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers dive into the drama in the banking world. They discuss the fallout of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its subsequent government takeover. They also take some listener questions about SVB! Felix, Emily and Elizabeth also discuss Credit Suisse, and how government policy may change for banks that are “too big to fail”.  In the Plus segment: What was it like to have an SVB bank account in the last week?   Podcast production by Anna Phillips and Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/23·57m 50s

The Banks Special

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by American Banker national editor Kevin Wack to discuss all things banking, including retail banking, why it’s so difficult to switch banks and why neobanks aren’t more successful. They also discuss the Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal.   In the Plus segment: the lead up to the Silicon Valley Bank downfall.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips and Patrick Fort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/23·48m 41s

Microchips and Child Care

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss a stipulation in the CHIPS Act that requires companies who take federal funding from the CHIPS Act to provide child care options for their employees. They also discuss the political controversy over ESG investing, and the confusion over a new partnership that will allow Amazon employees to pay for their mortgage with Amazon stock. In the Plus segment: restaurant ordering etiquette. Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/23·48m 44s

Homebuilders are Doing Great

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss why the market for newly built homes is outperforming the market for existing homes. They also talk about the increased employment rate for people with disabilities, as well as the new slew of charges against Sam Bankman-Fried.   In the Plus segment: the new World Bank president.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/23·52m 54s

Rihanna for World Bank President

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers explain why the president of the World Bank is stepping down, and throw out some guesses of who might replace him. They also discuss the train derailment in Ohio, and the influx of subpar online advertisements.   In the Plus segment: How should Felix market his upcoming book?   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/02/23·52m 12s

Will A.I. Kill the Internet?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Microsoft’s attempt to break into artificial intelligence assisted search with a revamp of their Bing search engine. They also talk about record high profits for oil companies and Bed Bath & Beyond’s financial shenanigans.   In the Plus segment: Tether.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/23·54m 57s

The Drug that Debunks Free Will

This week, former Slate Money host Cathy O’Neill joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers to discuss the technical glitch at the New York Stock Exchange. They also talk about a new study that found the IRS disproportionately audits Black taxpayers, and about Ozempic, a shockingly effective – and expensive – weight loss drug.   In the Plus segment: a debate over Slack etiquette.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/23·58m 1s

Chip War

This week, Chris Miller joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers to discuss his new book, Chip War: The Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology. They discuss the crucial role of microchips, the global dynamics of microchip design and manufacturing, and how chips factor into US-China relations.   In the Plus segment: Moore’s Law.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/23·50m 19s

It’s Not TV

This week, Felix Gillette joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers to talk about his new book It's Not TV: The Spectacular Rise, Revolution, and Future of HBO and discuss the state of streaming, the relationship between sports and advertisers, and the decline of the movie theater industry.   In the Plus segment: YouTube.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/23·57m 41s

Is Inflation Ova?

This week Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss how the avian flu has skyrocketed egg prices, even as inflation continues to plateau. They also talk about the ongoing controversy over gas stoves and scrutinize a recent article about Columbia Business School’s new campus.   In the plus segment: Noma, an extravagant restaurant in Copenhagen hailed as the world’s best restaurant, is closing. What does that say about that status of “fine dining”?   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/23·47m 37s

Burning Platforms

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the FTC’s proposed non-compete ban, the bank run at Silvergate, and the cause of Southwest’s absolute meltdown this holiday season.   In the Plus segment: E-bikes.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/23·44m 13s

The 2022 Markets Wrap-Up

In this New Year’s Eve special, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO Josh Brown to discuss all things markets.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/12/22·52m 42s

In Defense of Nepotism

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the proposed changes to retirement plans in Congress’s 2023 spending bill. They also talk about the current boom in cocaine production and debate whether or not nepotism is as bad as everyone says.   In the Plus segment: Felix, Emily, and Elizabeth admit what they each got wrong about 2022.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/12/22·53m 23s

Should You Care About the Dot Plot?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers explain what the Fed’s interest rate dot plot means. They also talk about Microsoft’s attempted acquisition of video game developer Activision, and the latest details of the SBF scandal.   In the Plus segment: the revival of the office holiday party.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/22·53m 34s

The NYT Strike: End of the Wordle Streak

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the Trump Organization’s tax fraud conviction, why workers at The New York Times went on strike and ChatGPT, a shockingly articulate AI chatbot.   In the Plus segment: How to tackle holiday gifting.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about Avast One at Avast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/22·51m 47s

The Tale of Two Bobs

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the CEO shakeup at Disney, shrinkflation, and Sam Bankman-Fried’s unusual post-scandal media appearances.   In the Plus segment: the controversy over Balenciaga’s new ad campaign.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/22·55m 49s

Fleishman is in Trouble

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by New York Times Magazine writer and Fleishman is in Trouble author Taffy Brodesser-Akner to talk about wealth, class and the media industry, specifically through the lens of the Fleishman is in Trouble book and new limited TV series.   In the Plus segment: what is everyone thankful for this Thanksgiving?   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/22·41m 31s

Enron 2

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss updates in the collapse of crypto exchange platform FTX and how the situation compares to past business downfalls. They also talk about Joan Didion’s estate sale.   In the Plus segment: the death of Twitter.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/22·1h

WTF SBF

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and What Next TBD host Lizzie O’Leary discuss the ongoing disaster at crypto exchange platform FTX. They also talk about the slightly smaller meltdowns at Twitter and Meta.   In the Plus segment: the sale of Paul Allen’s art collection.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about Avast One at Avast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/22·57m 57s

Homecoming

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Financial Times columnist and editor Rana Foroohar to discuss her new book, Homecoming: The Path to Prosperity in a Post-Global World.   In the Plus segment: What’s the deal with workplace surveillance?   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/22·1h

Memelord Takeover

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Bloomberg Opinion columnist Matt Levine to talk about his Bloomberg Businessweek article The Crypto Story. They also discuss Elon Musk finally closing his Twitter deal and restructuring at Credit Suisse.   In the Plus segment: more crypto!   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/22·55m 53s

Meet Me by the Fountain

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by design critic Alexandra Lange to talk about her book Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall on the evolution of shopping malls in America. In the Plus segment: How online shopping has affected malls.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about Avast One at Avast.com If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/10/22·52m 40s

We Can’t Quit Elon

This week, Emily Peck, Elizabeth Spiers and guest host Ed Lee discuss inflation, the first policymaker to win an economics Nobel Prize, and begrudgingly, updates in the Elon Musk Twitter saga.   In the Plus segment: introducing a new anti-woke bank.   If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Slate Money. Sign up now at slate.com/moneyplus to help support our work.   Podcast production by Anna Phillips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/10/22·48m 15s

Felix Learns What A Condo Is

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by housing market analyst and real estate appraiser Jonathan Miller to answer all their burning real estate questions including what’s going on with mortgage rates, how do new luxury buildings affect prices, and why is rent so damn high?   In the Plus segment: Why do people want so much space?   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/10/22·57m 44s

Skandal!

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Dan McCrum of the Financial Times to discuss the economic crisis in the UK, Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard, the Netflix adaptation of his recent book, and the 10-year-old who is selling paintings for six figures. In the Plus segment: Porsche’s IPO Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about Avast One at Avast.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/10/22·51m 16s

First Class Food Fomo

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the sale of Citrix, Barbados’ Blue Bonds, and how fancy food could save airlines.   In the Plus segment: The economics of timeshares.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/22·43m 41s

It's All Paul Newman’s Fault

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the tax implications of Patagonia’s founder giving the company a climate change nonprofit, the US railroad strike that almost was, and Adobe’s acquisition of Figma.   In the Plus segment: Farm shares   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/09/22·53m 43s

DWAC SPAC Setback

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss England’s late queen and new prime minister, the troubles of DWAC’s SPAC, and the demise of girlboss hangout The Wing.   In the Plus segment: Citibank’s victory.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/22·48m 34s

Quiet Quitting

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the reasons behind the current labor shortage, the concept of “quiet quitting”, and the proposed fast-food labor council in California.   In the Plus segment: Stacy-Marie Ishmael returns to talk about Michael Saylor’s alleged tax evasion.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/09/22·45m 7s

APE

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the Biden administration student loan debt forgiveness plan, the cancellation saga of Dan Price, and AMC’s “APE units”.   In the Plus segment: More on student loan debt forgiveness.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/22·48m 59s

What is Flow?

This week, Felix Salmon, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Eric Newcomer to discuss his piece on Marc Andreessen’s surprising choice to back Adam Neumann’s new company Flow, the current VC landscape, and Bed, Bath & Beyond’s wild meme-stock moment.   In the Plus segment: Eric’s interview with Uber’s former business chief.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/08/22·47m 18s

Digital Banks are Doomed

This week, Felix Salmon, and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by Edmund Lee of the New York Times to discuss why it’s so hard to understand what inflation actually is, why Goldman Sach’s Marcus and other digital banks just aren’t working, and the surprising sale of Reorg for a cool $1.3 billion. In the Plus segment: Elon Musk selling tons of his Tesla stock.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/08/22·59m 44s

Not For Sale…Yet

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the merging of HBOMax and Discovery+, a new study on the effect of abortion restrictions on women’s wages, and people paying to be on podcasts.   In the Plus segment: Lobster rolls.     Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/08/22·39m 41s

What Did Larry Say To Joe?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the merits of the Inflation Reduction Act and Larry Summers’ role in moving it along, the low GDP numbers, and a listener question about corporate landlords.   In the Plus segment: This week’s Slate piece on the sham that is college financial aid.       Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/22·46m 18s

There Shouldn’t Be So Many Yachts

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Amazon’s acquisition of One Medical, the complications of start-ups offering loans to employees against their stock options, and Evan Osnos’ New Yorker article on the rise of the superyacht.   In the Plus segment: Why are Facebook and Instagram so bad now?   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/07/22·49m 26s

Multibillionaire Toddler

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Elon Musk vs Twitter, the big banks getting big texting fines, and the ethically questionable academic study funded by Uber.   In the Plus segment: The Gates Foundation   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/07/22·53m 13s

Them's The Breaks

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss this week’s good jobs report versus the bad economic vibes, Boris Johnson’s ousting as Prime Minister, and the stark decline in the quality of air travel.   In the Plus segment: What are the odds that two former FBI directors would be audited?   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/07/22·53m 34s

RIP Coupons

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the repercussions of states banning abortions, Lydia DePillis’ piece in The New York Times about the decline of coupons, and the artworld scandal over some fake some Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings. In the Plus segment: Stores have too much stuff and no one is buying it.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/07/22·42m 59s

The Supertall Episode

This week Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers are joined by author and architect, Stefan Al to talk all about skyscrapers and his new book, Supertall. They talk about the human desire to build tall buildings (and the backlash to them), why parts of New York don’t work, but Hong Kong does, and why people keep paying premiums for apartments that sway.  In Slate Plus: All about glass.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/22·51m 8s

Bubblicious Crypto

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss the Fed raising interest rates by 75 basis points, the crypto crash, and Revlon filing for bankruptcy.  In the Plus segment: Kraken  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/22·51m 40s

Bad Vibes Economics

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss everyone’s premature bad vibes about the economy right now, financial literacy programs in high schools, and Larry Ellison’s Hawaiian island. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/06/22·50m 28s

Happy Platy Jubes!

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers discuss Sheryl Sandberg’s exit from Meta, how the war in Ukraine is affecting the international food supply, and Queen Elizabeth’s Platy Jubes. In the Plus segment: Emily nerds out on the CPI Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/06/22·40m 20s

The Man Who Broke Capitalism

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk to David Gelles of the New York Times about his new book The Man Who Broke Capitalism: How Jack Welch Gutted the Heartland and Crushed the Soul of Corporate America—and How to Undo His Legacy. They discuss the infamous former CEO of GE and his lasting negative effect on the American corporate landscape.  In the Plus segment: More with David Gelles.  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. David Gelles is an author and a correspondent on the Climate desk at the New York Times. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/22·1h

That's Not ESG

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about Tesla dropping out of the ESG index, Grubhub’s disastrous promo, and Tiktok’s terrible worker conditions.    In the Plus segment: The going rate of a lost tooth.   Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/05/22·47m 26s

The Brady Supply Shock

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the latest big meltdown in the cryptomarket, the ongoing baby formula shortage, and the economics of hiring Tom Brady. In the Plus segment: The recent sale of one of Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe paintings. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/05/22·39m 36s

From What’s Your Problem?: Becoming a Dog Ramp Mogul

We're sharing a special preview of the new podcast, What’s Your Problem? from Pushkin Industries. What’s Your Problem? explains the problems really smart people are trying to solve right now, from creating a drone delivery service to building a car that can truly drive itself. Jacob Goldstein, former host of Planet Money, talks with innovators about the future they’re trying to build – and the problems they have to solve to get there. In this preview, Jacob talks with Ramon van Meer, who is trying to figure out how to grow a niche business (ramps for wiener dogs!) when a pandemic blows up your supply chain. You can listen to What’s Your Problem at https://podcasts.pushkin.fm/wypmoney. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/22·12m 44s

37.8% Scammier

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the Fed’s half point interest rate hike, big business’s dance around future abortion ban implications, and the wild west of newly, unregulated art auctions. In the Plus segment: More overseas investors jump on board with Elon Musk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/22·53m 44s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Bonfire of the Vanities

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Taffy Brodesser-Akner, journalist and author of the novel turned soon-to-be television show, Fleishman Is in Troublejoins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1990 dark comedy The Bonfire of the Vanities. They get into why Emily hated this movie, the differences between the movie and the book, and all the racism. Plus, there’s some behind-the-scenes industry talk. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/22·53m 29s

Everything Is Market Manipulation

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about what’s happening with Disney and the Reedy Creek improvement district, Elon Musk’s alignment with the far right, and the criminal charges filed against Archegos founder, Bill Hwang.  In the Plus segment: All about tipping. Mentioned In the Show:  “Let’s Be Clear About What It’s Like to Be Harassed on Twitter” by Elizabeth Spiers “Disney Strategy Is to Stay Silent to Soften Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s Blow” by Robbie Whelan “Elon Musk Might Break Twitter. Maybe That’s a Good Thing” by The Ezra Klein Show   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/22·51m 8s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: Office Space

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Cardiff Garcia, co-founder of Bazaar Audio, joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1999 cult classic, Office Space. They get into how office life has changed since the movie’s premier, whether Peter would actually make a good manager, and poor, poor Milton. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/22·51m 53s

Two Scaramuccis

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about the shakeup in the streaming world with Netflix considering ads and CNN+ folding, the end of the public transportation mask mandate, and inflation.  In the Plus segment: Elon Musk, one more time. Mentioned In the Show:  “Netflix, Facing Reality Check, Vows to Curb Its Profligate Ways” by Joe Flint “Inattention and Prices Over Time: Experimental Evidence from ‘The Price Is Right’ (1972-2019)” by Jonathan Hartley “Musk’s Twitter funding is secured” by Issie Lapowsky   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/22·52m 26s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Talented Mr. Ripley

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Former Slate editor Jared Hohlt joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1999 thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley…along with another movie! They get into the sexual politics of the movie and the furniture in it, how the movie stacks up against the Patricia Highsmith novel it’s based on, and get into the 1975 grift movie, Fox and His Friends.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/22·52m 14s

They’re Big and They’re 99 Cents

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about whether or not Elon Musk will really take over Twitter, how AriZona Iced Tea holds inflation at bay, and why office perks are basically carnival prizes minus the fun.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/22·53m 59s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: It’s a Wonderful Life

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Author and algorithmic auditor Cathy O’Neil joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1946 Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. They talk about whether Jimmy Stewart is too entitled to be this upset, the banks of the 1940s, and the finances of heaven.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/22·45m 48s

The Edit Button

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck and Elizabeth Spiers talk about Elon Musk taking a board seat on Twitter, a Staten Island Amazon warehouse’s successful unionization, and whether individuals sending money to Ukraine is helpful.   In the Plus segment: Felix is bad at hotdesking.  Mentioned In the Show:  “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace” by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld “Worker-to-Worker Organizing May Finally Have Its Moment” by Steven Greenhouse “Jamie Dimon to Work-From-Homers: You Win” by Holden Walter-Warner “Amazon Workers’ Union Victory is Turbocharging a New Labor Movement” by Emily Peck “How Governments Are Multiplying Aid to Ukraine” by Felix Salmon Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/22·47m 36s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Big City

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Shazna Nessa of The Wall Street Journal joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1963 Bengali film, The Big City. They talk about how the feminist themes resonate today, what makes it an “art house” film, and why the ending seems like a low point, but doesn’t feel like one.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/22·43m 20s

Yachts Are Overrated

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Slate Pay Dirt columnist, Elizabeth Spiers. They talk about how women (mostly college educated) might be doing okay in the workforce, and what happened when Barclays didn’t check the right box and Axie Infinity didn’t notice it didn’t have an SEC shelf registration.  In the Plus segment: The inflation and war nexus with gas prices. Mentioned In the Show:  “Young women earn more than men in 16 U.S. cities” by Emily Peck  “Research: College-educated women did not leave labor force during pandemic” by Emily Peck  “Understanding the economic impact of COVID-19 on women” by Claudia Goldin “Mississippi passes equal pay law with loopholes” by Emily Peck  “Credit Suisse faces US probe after telling investors to ‘destroy documents’ linked to oligarch yacht loans” by Matt Egan Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/22·52m 4s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: Jackie Brown

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Author and businessman, Ben Horowitz joins Felix and Emily to talk about the quietest Quentin Tarantino movie, Jackie Brown. They get into Ordell Robbie’s bad retirement plan, the romance of Jackie Brown and Max Cherry, and why you need to re-watch it when you’re old.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/22·47m 1s

The Bond King

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Mary Childs, host of NPR’s Planet Money to talk about her upcoming book, The Bond King, the exodus of Midtown’s working population, and Grimes’s confession to DDoS-ing the music blog “Hipster Runoff.” In the Plus segment: Behind the scenes of Mary’s publication journey. Mentioned In the Show:  “Midtown Manhattan With Fewer Office Workers: Imagining the Unthinkable” by Kate King, Roque Ruiz, and Konrad Putzier  “’I actually go canceled for this’ Grimes Reflects on 10 Moments from Her Life” by Vanity Fair Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Thanks Avast.com!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/22·53m 56s

Slate Money Goes to The Movies: The Harder They Come

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. The Wall Street Journal’s Vipal Monga joins Felix and Emily to talk about the Jamaican crime film, The Harder They Come. They discuss the mix between crime and music, what makes the movie good (and bad), and the film’s treatment of women.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/22·45m 20s

Proxy for Vibes

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Elizabeth Spiers, co-author of the Slate Pay Dirt column. They talk about whether the fed hike is a big deal, the American dollar and why it might not be around forever, and Citigroup providing red state employees travel benefits to access abortion clinics.  In the Plus segment: Sarah Bloom Raskin withdrawing her nomination for Fed vice chair. Mentioned In the Show:  “Axios Markets” by Emily Peck and Matt Phillips  “Poll: Just 24% of workers think their employer cares about their well-being” by Emily Peck   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/22·57m 2s

Slate Money Goes to the Movies: The Big Short

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. Author of several books, Kurt Andersen joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 2015 Adam McKay film, The Big Short. They dig into the merits of the Margot Robbie in a bathtub scene, what the movie gets wrong, and who the real heroes are.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/22·58m 28s

Lambos or Food Stamps

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Stanford student and Palladium writer, Ginevra Davis, to talk about who is really hurt by businesses pulling out of Russia, what is going on with nickel and Russia, and the current state of being Gen-Z.    In the Plus segment: Emily starts a generational war.  Mentioned In the Show:  “When the Stagnation Goes Virtual” by Ginevra Davis “The Moral Hazard Lessons From Nickel Market Disaster” by James Mackintosh    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/22·1h 4m

Omni-Channel Curious

This week Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by the New York Times’ “On Tech” columnist Shira Ovide for an all-tech deep dive. Starting with the war in Ukraine, they explore the tech giants’ grappling with Russian restrictions, Amazon’s inflated image as the omnipotent retailer, and the United States’ flagging broadband access. In the Plus segment: The bill banning forced arbitration Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Kevin Bendis Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/03/22·1h 4m

Trillion Dollar Triage

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Wall Street Journal reporter, Nick Timiraos. They discuss the evolving crisis in the Ukraine and what impact (if any) sanctions would have on Russia, all the problems with inflation and how the fed deals with inflation, and Timiraos’s upcoming book, Trillion Dollar Triage.  In the Plus segment: Money markets and the feds as firefighters   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/22·59m 6s

IP Lasagna

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Alexandra Roberts, professor at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law, for an all trademark episode of Slate Money. They talk about everything from social media to rights of publicity to counterfeits and parodies.  In the Plus segment: Can Felix continue to use Felix the Cat as his Twitter avatar?  Mentioned In the show:  “MSCHF’s New Drop is Illegal (On Purpose This Time)” by Alexandra Pauly “Bad Spaniels Make Bad Law: Ninth Circuit Says Dog Toy is an Expressive Work Entitled to First Amendment Protection” by Jared Kagan “Inside the Cottage Industry Trying to Revive Aunt Jemima and Other Brands with Racist Roots” by Beth Kowitt   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/22·57m 47s

Bedazzle Your Elliptical

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Kevin Roose of The New York Times to talk about the crypto money launder scheme Heather Morgan and Ilya “Dutch” Lichtenstein are accused of taking part in; the possible usefulness of crypto; and what’s going on with Forbes. In the Plus segment: The Sotheby’s auction of CryptoPunks.  Mentioned In the show:  “How The Crypto Couple Went From Wannabe Tech Luminaries To Targets In The Biggest Financial Seizure In Justice Department History” by David Jeans and Cyrus Farivar  “Maybe There’s a Use for Crypto After All” by Kevin Roose “Joe Rogan Wrapped: A Year of COVID-19 Misinformation, Right-Wing Myths, and Anti-Trans Rhetoric” by Alex Paterson  “Podcasts Are No Longer Private Conversations” by Kaitlyn Tiffany  “Binance’s Unusual Forbes Deal Comes Amid SPAC Drama” by Sara Fischer   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/22·54m 1s

Something Something Metaverse

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by management consultant and sports fan Robin Timothy of to talk about Facebook’s sudden loss of users and revenue, why the Olympics are both problematic and boring, and the Brian Flores NFL lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in coach hiring.  In the Plus segment: A big gold cube. Mentioned In the show:  “Brian Flores’ NFL Lawsuit: Can He Prove Systemic Racism? What We Know About Claims of ‘Sham Interviews’ and Incentivizing Tanking, Plus What’s Next” by Kevin Seifert “An Artist Placed a Cube Made From $11.7 Million Worth of Gold in Central Park – Protected By Its Own Security Detail” by Dorian Batycka   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/22·56m 52s

Sick of The Beatles

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Vipal Monga. They discuss the implications of the continued pumping of oil at one of the world’s dirtiest oil patches, how Canada’s housing situation compares with the U.S. and why ‘old’ music is suddenly so popular now. In the Plus segment: The latest on Fintech. Mentioned In the show:  “One of the World’s Dirtiest Oil Patches Is Pumping More Than Ever” by Vipal Monga   “Big Hot Sauce Wants More Hot Sauce” by Austin Carr  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/22·49m 58s

Davos Man

This week, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by economics journalist and author, Peter Goodman. They discuss Goodman’s new book “Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World” Microsoft’s biggest deal ever, and what’s going on with 5G networks and airplanes.  In the Plus segment: Peloton is down, will it survive? Further Reading: “Microsoft Buys Scandal-Tainted Activision in Bet on Metaverse” by Dina Bass and Nate Lanxon  “Xbox CEO Phil Spencer on Reviving Old Activision Games as Microsoft Positions Itself as Tech’s Gaming Company” by Gene Park  “Why Airlines Are Worried About 5G” by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Sarah Kessler, Stephen Gandel, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch, and Ephrat Livni “Peloton Stock Plunges Following Report It Will Halt Production” by Aaron Gregg “Peloton to Halt Production of its Bikes, Treadmills as Demand Wanes” by Lauren Thomas “A New Take on Voice: The Influence of BlackRock’s ‘Dear CEO’ Letters” by Andrea Pawliczek, A. Nicole Skinner, and Laura Wellman Sign up for Emily’s newsletter here!  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/22·48m 37s

…And My Lollipop

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Ranjan Roy of Margins talk about the death of ZIRP (a zero-interest rate policy) and what that means for the future; Felix’s glee about the sale of Citi Bank’s Mexican unit, Banamex; and the puzzle game sweeping the Internet.  In the Plus segment: Ken Griffin’s Citadel Securities gets big investment from crypto.  Mentioned In the Episode:  Axios Markets Newsletter “America’s labor shortage is bigger than the pandemic” by Emily Peck “Buy ‘Floki’: A cryptocurrency inspired by Elon Musk’s dog is making an ad push in London” by Carla Mozee    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/22·52m 59s

Stacy’s Goodbye Cocktails

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the split verdict in the trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, the short supply (and high prices) of COVID rapid tests, and whether restaurants should be allowed to sell cocktails to-go. Plus, we say goodbye to Stacy during her last episode of Slate Money.  In the Plus segment: The New York Times’ purchase of The Athletic Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/22·50m 50s

One Really Long Year

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Joe Weisentahl of the Bloombergpodcast Odd Lots. They discuss this past very long year in markets – from labor to crypto to supply chains; what’s up and what’s making them go ‘huh?’ and how we should maybe be grateful to Steve Mnuchin.  In the Plus segment: How the lumber supply chain issue had very little to do with lumber.  Mentioned In the show:  “This is the Booming Movement to Abolish Work as We Know It” by Odd Lots podcast “The Effect of Earned Versus House Money on Price Bubble Formation in Experimental Asset Markets” by Brice Corgnet, Roberto Hernan-Gonzalez, Praveen Kujal, and David Porter “Gambling With the House Money and Trying to Break Even: The Effects of Prior Outcomes on Risky Choice” by Richard H. Thaler and Eric J. Johnson   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/01/22·58m 47s

Hire Someone to Rob You

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk all about retirement with Teresa Ghilarducci, retirement expert and professor at the New School for Social Research. They dig into what’s wrong with the retirement system and who is currently benefiting from its brokenness, how people can get the most out of retirement investments and the role gender plays in retirement planning.  In the Plus segment: Succession’s Logan Roy’s retirement plan.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/12/21·55m 24s

Ban the Bra!

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the psychic weight of another COVID wave and what it means for the economy, the environmental and employee problems with fast fashion, and what to expect now that Reddit is going public. In the Plus segment: The Block vs Block fight. Mentioned In the show:  “’I Was Wrong’: Omicron Wrecks CEOs’ Plans for Office Return” by Jennifer Surane and Angelica LaVito “The End of a Return-to-Office Date” by Emma Goldberg “How Shein beat Amazon at its own game – and reinvented fast fashion” by Louise Meaghan Tobin and Wency Chen Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Check out Work Check here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/21·56m 28s

Succession: Mr. Darcy How Could You?!

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 8, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined bySlate’s Lizzie O’Leary to talk about the Jeremy Strong New Yorker profile, the botched coup, and Tom’s big move. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/21·53m 57s

Better Does Worse

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about Better.com’s CEO firing tons of employees via Zoom, DoorDash’s dark stores and increased hiring, and New York City Council passing a measure to allow non-citizens to vote in local elections. In the Plus segment: What’s going on with inflation now. Mentioned In the show:  Better.com CEO Firings “Better CEO ‘Taking Time Off Effective Immediately’: Email” by Maxwell Strachan “The Dark Side of 15-Minute Grocery Delivery” by Lev Kushner and Greg Lindsay  “Closed Movie Theaters Leave Void From Small Towns to Big Cities” by Brian Eckhouse and Dave Merrill  "Cream Cheese Is the Latest Casualty of Cyberattacks” by Elizabeth Elkin and Deena Shanker “How a Cream Cheese Shortage is Affecting N.Y.C. Bagel Shops” by Ashley Wong Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/21·53m 3s

Succession: Eat the Mozzarella!

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 8, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Rachel Syme of The New Yorker to talk about the terrible parents of Succession, the fabulous – and not quite working – fashion choices, and Roman’s…ahem…picture.  Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/21·1h

The Side Gig

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the problems facing Buzzfeed as it goes public, understanding the latest jobs report amidst the new COVID-19 variant, and the transition of the company Square to Block.   In the Plus segment: Debating whether Twitter should become a paid for subscription service.   Mentioned In the show:  Block Heads on BLOCK’s new website    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/21·53m 53s

Succession: “Rubberneck the Train Wreck”

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 7, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined bytheir fellow Slate Money co-host, Stacy-Marie Ishmael to talk about Kendall’s crazy birthday party, asking for receipts for He-Man lunchboxes, and why Roman keeps making deals in bathrooms.  Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/21·48m 28s

Fist Bumps for Zelda

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Gene Park of The Washington Post for a very special all-gaming episode. They get into the massive economy behind video games, the complexities of the multiverse, what games make you a “gamer” and discuss how gaming can actually be really social.    In the Plus segment: What makes a great gaming chair.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/21·1h 2m

Succession: "Clown Town"

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 6, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined byjournalist, author and Godmother of Slate Money Succession, Taffy Brodesser-Akner to talk about Soy Boys, the fascists, and Tom’s diner regiment in preparation for prison. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/21·1h

Arriving Today

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by author Christopher Mims to talk about his new book, Arriving Today, what’s really going on with the supply chain crisis, the logistics of how Amazon works, and the crazy story of a crypto group trying to get a copy of the U.S. Constitution at auction.    In the Plus segment: The people you don’t think about in the supply chain.      Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth To learn more about Work Check, visit https://link.chtbl.com/workcheck?sid=podcast.slatemoney Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/11/21·1h

Succession: “Belligerent Zucchini”

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 5, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Edmund Lee, longtime media industry reporter for The New York Times to talk about the real-life influences behind Sandy and Sandy, the big board meeting, and invisible cats.   Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/21·58m 2s

Billionaire Slap Fight

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the deconglomeration of Johnson & Johnson and General Electric, the impact worker revenge has on inflation, and Elon Musk’s big Twitter poll costing him ten percent of his stocks. In the Plus segment: Talking on background.  Mentioned in the show:  “’It’s a walkout!’ Inside the fast-food workers’ season of rebellion” by Greg Jaffe “Updating The Verge’s background policy” by Nilay Patel Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/21·1h 2m

Succession: “Goons and Stooges and Rough-Jacks”

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 4, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined byMichael Mechanic, author of Jackpot: How the Super-Rich Really Live – and How Their Wealth Harms Us All to talk about the arrival of Adrian Brody, trying to kill your father with the sun, and how true to life Succession really is.  Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/21·1h 1m

Twelve Gallons of Milk

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about a recent CNN segment claiming milk has gone from $1.99 per gallon to $2.79 per gallon, the United Nations climate summit in Scotland, and the conflict surrounding the Penguin Random House merger attempt with Simon & Schuster.  In the Plus segment: Holding a tungsten cube.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/21·52m 24s

Succession: "Caucasian Rich Brain"

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 3, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Matt Haber, Newsletter Editor for the Alta Journal, to armchair psychoanalyze Kendall, talk about the daddy issues of the Roy children, and debate whether Tom will actually go to prison.   Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/21·53m 32s

Backdoor to Monarchy

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about Facebook’s transformation to Metaverse, how the billionaire income tax would work (and why it won’t happen), and Hertz’s new deal with Tesla.  In the Plus segment: How a butt dial blundered a coup. Mentioned In the show:  “Why Hertz’s big Tesla deal is such a blockbuster” by Rebecca Heilweil “Democrats’ billionaire tax would heavily target 10 wealthiest Americans, but alternative plan is emerging” by Jeff Stein, Andrew Van Dam and Tony Romm “How the Billionaires Income Tax Would Work” by Richard Rubin  “What the Metaverse Is, Who’s in It and Why It Matters” by Nate Lanxon  “Facebook’s Doppelganger ETF Rakes in Cash on Mistaken Identity” by Vildana Hajric and Claire Ballentine “Facebook just revealed its new name: Meta” by Kim Lyons  “Rogers Chairman Fires Board for Firing Him for Firing CEO” by Matt Levine     Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/21·52m 7s

Succession: “Snake Linguini”

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 2, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by author and rich people expert Kurt Anderson, to talk about and whether Logan is in a decline, Kendal’s big speech, and those doughnuts.    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/21·47m 39s

Will You Accept These Cookies?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about ad tracking and big changes at Apple, what’s going on with tuna bonds, and big businesses buying up real estate. In the Plus segment: Legacy admissions.  Mentioned In the show: “Snap’s Stock Plummets as It Blames Apple’s Privacy Changes for Hurting Its Ad Business” by Sarah E. Needleman “Zillow pauses homebuying as tech-powered flipping hits snag” by Patrick Clark “Credit Suisse agrees to pay $475 million in fines over the ‘tuna bond’ affair in Mozambique” by Matthew Goldstein “Amherst College drops admissions edge for children of alumni” by The Associated Press Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/21·1h

Succession: "Weevils in the Flour Sack"

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO's wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we'll be discussing the previous night's episode with spoiler-filled glee. For the series premier, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Janine Gibson, assistant editor of Financial Times to talk about Geri's glass cliff promotion, who might be going to jail, and all the best one liners. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/21·43m 41s

Felix Hates Polls

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about spoiled customers acting out, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and the scandal plaguing her job position, and a new poll finding that a third of households making less than $50,000 in the U.S. lost or spent their savings during the pandemic.  In the Plus segment: The Coinbase proposal for an entirely new regulation system for cryptocurrency. Mentioned In the show:  “Almost 20% of U.S. Households Lost Entire Savings During Covid” by Simone Silvan “Unruly customers threaten economic recovery” by Hope King “IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva survives China scandal: What you need to know” by Bjarke Smith-Meyer  “Policy goals for crypto market regulation” by FTX Research “Operational Framework of the Digital Asset Policy Proposal” by GitHub Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/21·52m 20s

Succession: Next Cove Please, Julius!

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. To kick us off after a long wait for season 3, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by The New Yorker's Rebecca Mead to talk about her piece, "The Real C.E.O of 'Succession'", how sorry we should feel for the Roy "children," and the mic drop ending of season 2. Podcast production by Cheyna Roth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/21·42m 2s

Trillions

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Robin Wigglesworth to talk about his new book Trillions. They get into active investing, what’s going on with Tether, and the art company Masterworks.    In the Plus segment: Snacks.    Mentioned In the show:  “Why Masterworks is worth $1 billion” by Felix Salmon “Anyone Seen Tether’s Billions?” by Zeke Faux “Former Pepsi C.E.O. Indra Nooyi on the Truth of Corporate Responsibility” by David Marchese “You’re snacking more when working from home, too right ?” by Emily Peck   Email: slatemoney@slate.com  Podcast production by Cheyna Roth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/10/21·55m 43s

The Contrarian

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Max Chafkin to talk about his new book The Contrarian. They get into the life and drama of Peter Thiel, insider trading, and the Ozy Media scandal.   In the Plus segment: What will Peter Thiel do with all his money?  Mentioned in the show:  “Goldman Sachs, Ozy Media and a $40 Million Conference Call Gone Wrong” by Ben Smith “Most Americans Today Believe the Stock Market is Rigged, and They’re Right” by Liam Vaughan Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/21·1h 2m

Too Big to Disappear

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the precarious position of the huge Chinese real-estate company Evergrande, the debt ceiling and revolving door of tax policies, and the foreign policy dustup over submarines.  In the Plus segment: Corruption in the Treasury Department.  Mentioned In the show:  “Understanding Evergrande, the Chinese Real Estate Conglomerate That’s Nearing Collapse,”by Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway for Bloomberg’s Oddlots Axios Capital Newsletter, by Felix Salmon Axios Closer Newsletter, by Courtenay Brown “How Accounting Giants Craft Favorable Tax Rules From Inside Government,” by Jesse Drucker and Danny Hakim for the New York Times     Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/21·46m 57s

The Minaj Effect

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about vaccine mandates and the spread of vaccine misinformation (ahem, Nicki Minaj), the New York magazine piece on delivery workers in New York City, and the Treasury Department’s report on U.S. child care.    In the Plus segment: The crypto carry trade.  Mentioned In The Show:  “Revolt of the Delivery Workers,” by Josh Dzieza for New York  Remarks by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen on Shortages in the Child Care System  “Why the Stable Coin Users WIll Inherit the Earth,” by Joe Weisenthal for Bloomberg   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/21·51m 12s

Shutdown

Historian and author Adam Tooze joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about his new book Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World’s Economy and his Substack piece on the sanctions on Afghanistan.  In the Plus segment: Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/09/21·52m 53s

Porn and Propaganda

Joseph Bernstein of Buzzfeed News joins to talk about his Harper’s cover story on antidisinformation, the big OnlyFans porn debacle, and the rise of shoplifted items being sold on Amazon.    In the Plus segment: Renaissance Technologies. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/09/21·52m 6s

The Cult of We

Eliot Brown of the Wall Street Journal joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael to talk about his book The Cult of We about the wild rise of WeWork under its eccentric founder Adam Neumann, attempting to answer their many questions such as, “Why?”. They talk blitzscaling, founder control, and why we keep giving white men with good hair so much money.  In the Plus segment: Unpublished tidbits from Eliot’s book.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @s_m_i, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/21·50m 7s

The Crypto Episode

This week, cryptocurrency expert Maya Zehavi joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael to answer all their questions about the world of crypto. (And they have a lot.)  In the Plus segment: CBDCs. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @s_m_i, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/21·1h 2m

Pandemic of Rage

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the effects of the Delta variant, rising gas prices, and the rise of ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ fintech.  In the Plus segment: Mr. White Hat. Mentioned in the Show: “How the Pandemic Now Ends’,” by Ed Yong for the Atlantic  “Biden’s OPEC Plea Is Really Directed at Anxious Drivers,” by Liam Denning for Bloomberg “How Sweden Became the Silicon Valley of Europe,” by Colm Fulton and Supantha Mukherjee for Reuters  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/21·59m 23s

Slate Money: Movies: Sense and Sensibility

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  For the final episode of the season, author and Slate Money favorite, Taffy Brodesser-Akner returns to talk about Sense and Sensibility….and, in a major plot twist, the JLo vehicle Maid in Manhattan! They’ll discuss what these two films could possibly have in common, the villainization of gold diggers, and why Emily felt Sense and Sensibility was a horror film. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/21·54m 10s

Finance Blogger Reunion

This week, Felix Salmon and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by their fellow finance-blogging alum, Cardiff Garcia. Cardiff sheds some light on the current situation in Cuba, they discuss skewed incentives in investment banking, and the state of bookselling.  In the Plus segment: The Fed chair decision. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/21·51m 23s

Slate Money: Movies: Glengarry Glen Ross

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Mary Childs of Planet Money joins Felix and Emily to talk about the 1992 film Glengarry Glen Ross, adapted by David Mamet from his play of the same name. They discuss toxic masculinity in the workplace, short-termism, and why this film kept Mary up all night.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/21·58m 11s

The Super App Dream

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, are joined by Cezary Podkul of ProPublica to talk about his in-depth article on unemployment insurance fraud, Robinhood’s IPO and ambitions of being a “super app,” and everything that’s going on with private companies in China and the stock market in Hong Kong.  In the Plus segment: Payment for order flow.  Mentioned in the show: “How Unemployment Insurance Fraud Exploded During the Pandemic” by Cezary Podkul for ProPublica  “U.S. SEC says Chinese IPO hopefuls must provide additional risk disclosures” by Echo Wang, Scott Murdoch, and Kane Wu for Reuters “Hong Kong's Status as a Financial Center Seems Safe” by Felix Salmon for Axios “The Time Tax” by Annie Lowrey for The Atlantic Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/21·57m 49s

Slate Money: Movies: Citizen Kane

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Ben Smith, media columnist for The New York Times, joins Emily and Felix to discuss the urtext of business-themed movies, Orson Welles’ 1941 film Citizen Kane. They discuss Charles Foster Kane’s real life counterpart William Randolph Hearst, the portrayal of Jewish characters in the 1940s, and how much (or little) the media industry has changed since Kane’s day. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/21·49m 13s

Expendable Men

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the billionaire space race we saw this week, Johnson & Johnson’s “Texas two-step” plan, and two big workplace issues -- expenses and meetings.  In the Plus segment: Private markets.  Mentioned in the show: “Are You a Bezos?” by Jacob Bernstein for the New York Times “Emergency Skin” by N. K. Jemisin ‘Just Expense It’ is Corporate Speak for ‘Our Policies Assume You’re Rich’ by Stacy-Marie Ishmael for Fortune.  “Nasdaq Gets Serious About Private-Company Share Trading” by Felix Salmon for Axios.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/21·45m 29s

Slate Money: Movies: Parasite

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Dodai Stewart of The New York Times joins Emily and Felix to discuss the stunning winner of the 2020 Best Picture Oscar, Parasite. They discuss class solidarity (or lack thereof), how the film’s themes translate to America, and why only the rich can afford luxuries like planning, trust and using all their senses. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/07/21·57m 53s

Normalize Venison

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the inflation spike, Felix’s favorite solution to the deadly deer problem, and Netflix getting into video games.  In the Plus segment: French pastry.  Mentioned in the show: “How Do You Measure Inflation?” on The Indicator by Planet Money “How to Solve America’s Wild Deer Problem? Eat Them” by Frank Hyman for the Wall Street Journal “The Market Solution to the Deer Problem” by Felix Salmon for Axios  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/21·46m 21s

Slate Money: Movies: The Fountainhead

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Michael Bierut, graphic designer and self-described “recovering Ayn Rand fan”, joins Felix and Emily to discuss the 1949 film adaptation of The Fountainhead. They cover the film’s remarkable architecture, the clunky, long-winded dialogue, and its surprising watchability--despite Ayn Rand’s insistence on controlling everything.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/21·52m 11s

Compliance Is a Journey

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss Biden’s wide reaching new executive order, regulatory arbitrage in fintech, and China’s crackdown on Didi.   In the Plus segment: The four-day work week.  Mentioned in the show: “Owning Chinese Companies Is Complicated,” by Matt Levine for Bloomberg.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/21·57m 0s

Slate Money: Movies: The Hudsucker Proxy

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Katherine Bell, Editor in Chief of Quartz, joins to talk about The Hudsucker Proxy. They discuss the heightened depiction of corporate culture, circles, and yet another female reporter character who sleeps with her source.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/21·45m 27s

Everything is Concrete

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss Robinhood’s FINRA fine, the use and longevity of concrete following the tragic collapse of a Miami condo building, and AirBnB’s secretive (and well-funded) violent crime cover-ups. In the Plus segment: Krispy Kreme.  Mentioned in the show: “Airbnb Is Spending Millions of Dollars to Make Nightmares Go Away,” by Olivia Carville “Convenience > Compassion,” by Framing “No, You Can’t Recycle a Bowling Ball (But People Sure Keep Trying)” by Eleanor Cummins for Curbed Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/21·1h 1m

Slate Money: Movies: Magic Mike

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Shane Ferro, former economics journalist and current public defender, stops by to talk about how Magic Mike is a film about the gig economy and the precarity of freelance work in a post Great Recession world.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/21·50m 1s

Free Britney

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the apparently abusive conservatorship of Britney Spears, the failures of COVAX and worldwide vaccine distribution, and Peter Thiel’s shocking Roth IRA.  In the Plus segment: Small businesses in the pandemic. Mentioned in the show: “The Darker Story Just Outside the Lens of Framing Britney Spears,” by Sara Luterman for the New Republic “A Beautiful Idea: How COVAX Has Fallen Short,” by Ann Danaiya Usher for the Lancet  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/21·56m 30s

Slate Money: Movies: Thank You For Smoking

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Joanne Lipman, author and journalist, joins to talk about the 2005 film Thank You For Smoking. They discuss the terrible trope of female reporters sleeping with their sources, The Marlboro Man, and “moral flexibility.”  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/21·57m 30s

Hipster Antitrust

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss Lina Khan and tech antitrust, Anna Wiener’s New Yorker piece on Silicon Valley, and the New York Times investigation into working at Amazon.  In the Plus segment: MacKenzie Scott gives again. Mentioned in the show: “The Separation of Platforms and Commerce,” by Lina M. Khan for the Columbia Law Review “Does Tech Need a New Narrative,” by Anna Wiener for the New Yorker “The Amazon That Customers Don’t See,” by Jodi Kantor, Karen Weise, and Grace Ashford for the New York Times “The Latest Pandemic Supply Shock: Child Care Workers” by Patrick Sisson for Bloomberg CityLab “Seeding by Ceding” by MacKenzie Scott Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/21·55m 4s

The Weirdo Camp

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the ProPublica report on the tax returns of US billionaires, how Uber prices are changing and what it means, and the consequences of Bitcoin becoming legal tender in El Salvador.  In the Plus segment: UI fraud. Mentioned in the show: “The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax” by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel for ProPublica “We Ran the Treasury Department. This Is How to Fix Tax Evasion.” by Timothy F. Geithner, Jacob J. Lew, Henry M. Paulson Jr., Robert E. Rubin and Lawrence H. Summers for the New York Times “Farewell, Millennial Lifestyle Subsidy” by Kevin Roose for the New York Times “Cryptocurrency Comes to Retirement Plans as Coinbase Teams Up With 401(k) Provider” by Anne Tergesen for The Wall Street Journal  “There’s a New Vision for Crypto, and It’s Wildly Different From Bitcoin” by Joe Weisenthal for Bloomberg  “Half of the Pandemic's Unemployment Money May Have Been Stolen” by Felix Salmon for Axios Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/21·56m 49s

Are SPACs Scams?

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about AMC’s meme stock moment and the pros and cons of working from home. Then, Charles Duhigg of the New Yorker and Slate’s How To! podcast, joins to talk about his recent article on Chamath Palihapitiya. In the Plus segment: The latest Jobs Report.  Mentioned in the show: “Employees Are Quitting Instead of Giving Up Working From Home,” by Anders Melin and Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou for Bloomberg “Commuting is Psychological Torture,” by Luke O'Neil “The Pied Piper of SPACs,” by Charles Duhigg for the New Yorker “America’s Cruel Unemployment Experiment,” by Emily Stewart for Vox Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/21·58m 37s

Win-Lose

Joe Weisenthal of Bloomberg joins Slate Money to talk about his take on inflation, Exxon’s new activist investors, and Amazon buying MGM.  In the Plus segment: Joe on the importance of semiconductors.  Mentioned in the show: "It’s Time to Talk About Something and Inflation Isn’t the Right Word for it,” by Joe Weisenthal for Bloomberg “What Scaremongering About Inflation Gets Wrong,” by Rebecca L. Spang for the Washington Post "Daniela Gabor on the Critical Case Against Private Sector ESG,” by Joe Weisenthal for Bloomberg "The Texas Winter Storm and Power Outages Killed Hundreds More People Than the State Says,” by Peter Aldhaus, Stephanie M. Lee, and Zahra Hirji for Buzzfeed "How the Texas Legislature Could Change the state's Power Grid This Session,” by Erin Douglas and Mitchell Ferman Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/21·55m 36s

Male Mass Hysteria

Edmund Lee of the New York Times joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael to talk about AT&T's massive WarnerMedia-Discovery merger, this week’s Bitcoin crash, and burnout.   In the Plus segment: Future media merger speculation.  Mentioned in the show: “U.S. Telecoms Decide Focusing on Pipes Isn’t So Dumb After All,” by Nic Fildes, Anna Nicolaou ,and Sujeet Indap for the Financial Times  “‘Why the Bitcoin Crash Was a Big Win for Cryptocurrencies,” by Jim Bianco for Bloomberg  “The Lie of ‘No One Wants to Work’,” by Gaby Del Valle for Eater Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/21·1h 7m

The Blackmail Episode

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael are joined by Brad Stone to talk about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and his new book Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire, covering things like AMI’s extortion of Bezos, what the single cow burger tells about who Bezos has become, the impact of Amazon’s labor practices, and many more Bezos/Amazon topics.  In the Plus segment: Neobanks.  Mentioned in the show: “No Thank You, Mr. Pecker,” by Jeff Bezos “Colonial Pipeline Paid the Ransom. Bad Move,” by Timothy L. O'Brien for Bloomberg  “The Deadly Toll of Amazon’s Trucking Boom,” by Paris Martineau for The Information “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace,” by Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld for the New York Times  “Simple Banking Customers Still Locked Out; Parent BBVA Says Its Customer Service Crashed,” by Mike Rogoway for Oregon Live Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/21·1h 2m

Having Children is Hard

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about the disappointing jobs report and how it relates to falling birth rates, the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce news and Trump’s Facebook ban. In the Plus segment: The Peloton treadmill recall.  Mentioned in the show: “The Great Birth Rate Freak-Out” by Jill Filipovic MIT Media Lab director resigns over financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein” by Felix Salmon for Axios “How an Élite University Research Center Concealed Its Relationship with Jeffrey Epstein” by Ronan Farrow for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/21·49m 41s

Protection Money

Stacy-Marie Ishmael joins as a co-host this week with Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about the pandemic’s Big Tech boom, the car market, and the controversy over Basecamp’s office culture. In the Plus segment: Wirecard.  Mentioned in the show: “Breaking Camp,” by Casey Newton for the Verge “How Big Tech Won the Pandemic,” by Shira Ovide for the New York Times ”About the Apple Card,” by Jamie Heinemeier Hansson  “How the Paper Trail Went Cold in KPMG’s Special Audit of Wirecard,” by Dan McCrum and Olaf Storbeck for the Financial Times.  "The Weird, Extremely German Origins of the Wirecard Scandal" by Adrian Daub  for The New Republic Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/21·55m 35s

The Not So Super League

Peter Thal Larsen of Breakingviews joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about the mess with soccer’s Super League, what happened with Greensill, and the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe.   In the Plus segment: Immersive Vincent Van Gogh exhibits. Mentioned in the show: “They Hacked McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines—and Started a Cold War,” by Andy Greenberg for Wired.  “Dueling Van Gogh Exhibits Cause Confusion Across America,” by Selene San Felice for Axios.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/21·54m 46s

Wood-Pulp-Based Media

This week, legendary graphic designer Michael Bierut joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to discuss the late Bernie Madoff and his relation to the Coinbase direct listing, the concept of vaccine passports, and print media versus digital media.  In the Plus segment: Logos. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/21·1h 12m

Slate Money: Movies: Working Girl

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  For the season finale, Jolie Hunt, CEO of Hunt & Gather, joins Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski to talk about the 80s classic Working Girl. They discuss the class dynamics at play, the actual business taking place in the film, and what makes it such an enjoyable fairytale. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/21·42m 48s

Corporations are People Too

Yinka Adegoke of Rest of World joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about President Joe Biden’s plan to raise corporate taxes, the U.S. housing bubble, and the rise of fintech in emerging markets. In the Plus segment: Is child care infrastructure? Don’t pick up! The Rise and Fall of a Massive Industry Based on Missed Calls by By Atul Bhattarai for Rest of World Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/21·52m 34s

Slate Money: Movies: Margin Call

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  Lizzie O'Leary, host of Slate’s What Next TBD, joins to talk about Margin Call, the 2011 drama about the financial crisis. They’ll talk about how realistic the film is, the nuanced depiction of the people behind the crisis, and Lizzie’s experience as a political reporter covering the real thing.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/21·53m 35s

It’s Finally Infrastructure Week

Writer and former host of Studio 360, Kurt Andersen, joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about Biden’s long awaited and much needed infrastructure plan, the Archegos dustup on Wall Street and the union vote at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama.  In the Plus segment: Post-pandemic Broadway. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/21·52m 26s

Slate Money: Movies: The Devil Wears Prada

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Edmund Lee of The New York Times to talk about The Devil Wears Prada. They discuss the film’s dated depiction of the magazine and fashion industries, Andy’s judgey friends, and of course, the IRL Miranda Priestly, Anna Wintour. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/21·54m 39s

Boaty McBoatface

Max Cho, a product manager at Google, joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about that cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal and its effect on supply chains, the bloodbath at Medium and the media in general, and what the post-pandemic return to the office will look like. In the Plus segment: The price of Bitcoin.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/21·1h 1m

Slate Money: Movies: There Will Be Blood

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Niala Boodhoo of Axios to discuss the Paul Thomas Anderson oil epic There Will Be Blood. They’ll delve into the religious symbolism in the film, analyze Daniel Plainview’s family values and get into some of the history behind the story.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/21·44m 45s

Patent Races and Racism

Economics professor Lisa D. Cook stops by to discuss her New York Times article on the wide-ranging economic impact of discrimination, the racist history of patents and innovation, and vaccine IP questions.  In the Plus Segment: Mobile money.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/21·1h

Slate Money: Movies: The Social Network

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Paul Ford, podcaster and CEO of Postlight, to discuss the 2010 David Fincher movie The Social Network and let’s just say...he does not recommend it. They’ll discuss what the movie gets wrong in retrospect, what makes the writing of the female characters so terrible and other reasons The Facebook Movie just does not hold up.  “Discussing Skateboarding with Director Werner Herzog” by Ian Michna & Rob Fraebel for Jenkem Magazine Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/21·1h 5m

The Data Detective

Economist, journalist, and podcaster Tim Harford returns to the show to discuss his new book The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics with Felix Salmon and Emily Peck. They also chew over President Joe Biden’s new stimulus bill and the Beeple NFT. In the Plus Segment: Florence Nightingale. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/21·1h 5m

Slate Money: Movies: Wall Street

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management and Wall Street superfan, to talk about Oliver Stone’s 1987 ode to yuppie culture. They’ll discuss the corporate raider culture of the 80s, the era of “smiling and dialing” and the wonky legality of insider trading.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/21·1h 1m

The Plague Cycle

Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about his new book The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease, vaccine distribution, and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the global economy long term.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/21·1h 3m

Slate Money: Movies: 9 to 5

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Louise Roug, International executive Editor at HuffPost, to talk about the hit 1980 comedy 9 to 5. They discuss how the film’s original, darker tone was abandoned, why its themes are, sadly, still so relevant today and, of course, the wonderful Dolly Parton.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/21·36m 37s

Four Lost Cities

Author and science journalist, Annalee Newitz joins Felix Salmon and Emily Peck to talk about their new book Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age, electric vehicles and why the internet may be doomed.    In the Slate Plus segment: The payments infrastructure in the US.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/21·1h 6m

Slate Money: Movies: Michael Clayton

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Peter Kafka, a senior correspondent at Recode and host of the Recode Media podcast, to talk about the 2007 Oscar-winning film Michael Clayton. They break down some of the plot issues, get into what makes it a good New York film, and Anna will explain why she really hates this movie.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/21·45m 54s

Farewell, Anna!

It’s Anna Szymanski’s final (regular) episode as a host of Slate Money. So, in true Anna fashion, she, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck get wonky on the Texas power grid and Citibank’s $500 million error. Plus, Anna answers your questions for her!  Don’t worry, there is more Anna coming in our Slate Money Goes to the Movies miniseries! Next up: Michael Clayton.    In the Slate Plus segment: Anna argues her biggest contrarian take--liking Tom Brady.  Bloomberg Odd Lots  Bloomberg Surveillance  BBC Global News   Banking with Interest Citibank legal docs.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/21·1h 5m

Slate Money: Movies: Indecent Proposal

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  This week, Felix and Anna are joined by Taffy Brodesser-Akner to discuss the 1993 film Indecent Proposal starring Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson and Robert Redford. They get into topics like whether there can possibly be a feminist read of this film, the moral value of money and why Taffy quotes this movie all the time in her professional life.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Taffy Brodesser-Akner is an author and a journalist for New York Times Magazine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/21·49m 50s

The Bitcoin Simulation

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski talk about Tesla’s $1.5 million Bitcoin investment, the recent growth of fast fashion and Bumble’s IPO.  In the Slate Plus segment: Birkinstocks. (Not to be confused with Birkenstocks.)   ‘Ultra-fast Fashion Is Eating the World’ by Rachel Monroe for the Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/03/ultra-fast-fashion-is-eating-the-world/617794/  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/02/21·50m 34s

The Powerful and The Damned

Lionel Barber, former editor of the Financial Times, joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to discuss his book The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times, the “devil's bargain” involved with being a journalist who has direct access to some of the most powerful people in the world, and what it’s like to run a newspaper like the Financial Times.   In the Slate Plus segment: Nick Clegg. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/21·53m 56s

What’s Going On With Game Stop?

You asked for it! Slate Money devotes the whole episode to explaining the crazy GameStop story that has taken over everything this week. Hope King (formerly of Cheddar, CNN, Business Insider) joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to help untangle the situation.    In the Slate Plus segment: What does AMC have to do with all of this? Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/21·1h 3m

The Price You Pay for College

Ron Lieber of The New York Times joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to talk about his book The Price You Pay for College on the economics of higher education, and how to work within the (terrible) system to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  In the Slate Plus segment: Pardons.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/21·49m 53s

The Land of Somewhat Normal

Cathy O‘Neil returns to Slate Money to talk with Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski about Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic package, social media platforms banning Trump, and hackers attacking Parler...and male chastity belts.  In the Slate Plus segment: The near future of COVID. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/21·51m 41s

Checks and Roblox

Slate Money talks about the insurrection at the Capitol, those $2,000 stimulus checks, and Roblox’s plan to go public through a direct listing.  In the Slate Plus segment: The Google union.  ‘Trump’s $2,000 Stimulus Checks Are a Big Mistake’ By Lawrence H. Summers for Bloomberg Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: Felix Salmon on Twitter / https://twitter.com/felixsalmon Emily Peck on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyRPeck Anna Szymanski on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/21·49m 1s

Money Is Made-Up

Jacob Goldstein of Planet Money joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to talk about his book Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing and explain the varied history of this thing we call “money”. In the Slate Plus segment: A deeper dive into Jacob’s wonky Numbers Round number.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/21·49m 9s

The Price of Peace

Zach Carter joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to talk about his book The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes and discuss the life and philosophy of the man whose ideas built the foundation for modern economics.  In the Slate Plus segment: Best books of 2020.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/12/20·37m 12s

Slate Money: Movies: Trading Places

Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.  In this special holiday preview episode, Felix and Anna are joined by Yinka Adegoke, the Africa editor for Quartz, to discuss the classic Christmas/commodities-trading comedy Trading Places. They talk about the rampant 1980s-ness of it all, what is actually happening with the frozen concentrated orange juice, and how the film stacks up as a finance movie overall.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/20·37m 31s

Keeping Up With MacKenzie

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss Massachusetts regulators’ complaint against the Robinhood app, how MacKenzie Scott is giving away billions, and all the One Percenters leaving big cities. In the Slate Plus segment: Currency manipulation.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/20·46m 40s

IPOpalooza

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the DoorDash and Airbnb IPOs, the massive antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, and vaccine ethics.  In the Slate Plus segment: Should we just take away Zuck’s special shares? Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/20·54m 18s

Cloud Chat

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss Salesforce’s $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack, Nasdaq’s proposed plan to require more diverse boards, and Amazon’s big hiring spree.  In the Slate Plus segment: Will we go back to the movies? Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/20·41m 53s

Nerd EGOT

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss Janet Yellen’s historic appointment to Treasury Secretary, Penguin Random House buying Simon & Schuster for more than $2 billion and why you might want to think twice before giving to United Way Worldwide on Giving Tuesday.  In the Slate Plus segment: A Brexit check in.  United Way Accused Of Retaliation Against Women Employees by Emily Peck for HuffPost Is Dunkin’s $500 Tandem Bike Real? An Investigation. by Jillian Capewell for HuffPost Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/11/20·53m 51s

"Dear Jay" Letter

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski talk Steve Mnuchin’s move to cut off the Fed’s emergency funding programs, and Affirm, Airbnb and Doordash all filing to go public.  In the Slate Plus segment: The holidays and COVID-19. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/20·46m 11s

Self-Loathing Postmodern Hypebeasts

Jacob Weisberg returns to Slate Money to discuss the impact of Pfizer’s vaccine announcement, Spotify’s acquisition of Megaphone to and Supreme being sold for $2.1 billion. In the Slate Plus segment: Jacob on the White House transition.  Sales of Gap's khaki pants almost doubled after MSNBC 'chartthrob' Steve Kornacki wore them for his election-week coverage by Grace Dean for Business Insider.  When It Comes to Steve Kornacki, Please Don’t Cock Block Leslie Jones by Halle Keifer for New York Magazine.  Can Supreme survive its acquisition by VF Corp? By Marc Bain for Quartz.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/20·1h 3m

The Fiscal Genie

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the economic ramifications of the election, China blocking the Ant IPO, and the Department of Justice’s antitrust suit against Visa. In the Slate Plus segment: How Twitter and Facebook handled the election.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/20·45m 29s

All Policies are Economic Policies

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the effect of the US president on the economy, dual interest rates and whether or not PetSmart and Chewy should split up.  In the Slate Plus segment: The new Gmail logo.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/20·49m 14s

Little Googlettes

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the antitrust case against Google, the life and death of Quibi, and Purdue Pharma’s $8.3 billion fine. In the Slate Plus segment: Goldman Sachs.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/20·49m 46s

Comfortable Pants Auction

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk tax evasion at Vista Investment Group, the issues with company performance reviews and auction theory.  In the Slate Plus segment: What news is wake-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night news? Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/20·50m 38s

China’s Gilded Age

Professor Yuen Yuen Ang joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski to discuss her book China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption and how it relates to China and the United States. In the Slate Plus segment: China’s future.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/20·58m 35s

Razzle-Dazzle to Juke the Algos

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss Trump’s taxes, controversy at Coinbase, and spoofing.  In the Slate Plus segment: Palantir. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/20·47m 18s

Who’s Exercising?

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the FinCEN files, Buzzfeed News and ICIJ’s big report on money laundering and banks, the economic stress of getting COVID-19, and the big money in exercise,  In the Slate Plus segment: COVID-19 thoughts. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/20·49m 2s

Ban Facebook

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss Snowflake’s crazy IPO, what’s wrong with Facebook, and the NVIDIA-Arm merger (which is more interesting than it sounds). In the Slate Plus segment: One Billion Americans by Matthew Yglesias Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/09/20·56m 27s

Ironic Normcore Trifles

Ben Schott joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski to discuss Citigroup’s new CEO Jane Fraser (and everyone’s preoccupation with her gender), the struggle between parents and non-parents in the workplace and the phenomenon of “blands”. In the Slate Plus segment: Nikola.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/20·1h 6m

Ecomagination

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the current U.S. labor market, the oddities of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and the sad state of GE. In the Slate Plus segment: Retail investing.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/20·45m 55s

Rolling Dice

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski discuss the Fed’s new monetary policy announcement, direct listings on the stock market, and all the ways to play Felix’s hypothetical dice game.  In the Slate Plus segment: The Dow.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/20·50m 4s

Finders Keepers

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski discuss the finances of the USPS, the fate of brick and mortar retail after the pandemic, and Citigroup’s $900 million payment to Revlon lenders...that they sent by accident. And in the Plus segment: Productivity in lockdown.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/20·49m 30s

Y/N/FU

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski are joined by Edmund Lee of the New York Times to discuss Fortnite versus Apple, the reliability of statistics, and the life of Sumner Redstone.  And in the Plus segment: Stock splits.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/08/20·58m 25s

The Riches of This Land

Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski are joined by Jim Tankersley of the New York Times to discuss his book The Riches of This Land: The Untold, True Story of America's Middle Class, TikTok, and the digital future of media.  And in the Plus segment: The economy in the Trump era.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/20·44m 57s

The Salmon Legacy

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski are joined by Felix’s cousin Thomas Harding to discuss his book, Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World , on the unusual financial history of the Salmon family, generational wealth, and financial inequality. And in the Plus segment: More with Thomas Harding. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/20·42m 42s

The Bad Pac-Man

Emerging markets experts Lee Buchheit and Mitu Gulati join Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski to discuss how emerging markets are faring in the COVID-19 crisis, the Argentine debt default, and Pac-Man.  And in the Plus segment: Lee’s crisis sovereign-debt-relief plan.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/07/20·56m 13s

Ghosting the News

This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski went live on Facebook with Margaret Sullivan to discuss her book Ghosting the News and take listener questions about the local news crisis. In the Plus Segment: More with Margaret Sullivan. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/20·51m 47s

Quick Bites

This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the Robinhood app that’s gamifying the stock market, Quibi’s big failure, and the rising number of food insecure children in the US.  In the Slate Plus segment: PPP shaming.  Slate Money Live 7/15 at 7pm: https://slate.com/live/wednesday-night-live-with-slate-money.html Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/20·39m 47s

'Good News is Good News' Territory

This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the advertising boycott of Facebook, environmental, social, and governance investing, and the implications of the latest jobs report.  In the Slate Plus segment: Netflix. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/07/20·46m 13s

Get a Beer and COVID-19

This week, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski discuss the reopening and reclosing of states amid COVID-19 spikes, visas and immigration in the United States, and the messy collapse of the German fintech company Wirecard.  In the Slate Plus segment: Bill Ackman and SPACs. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/20·47m 14s

The Deficit Myth

Professor Stephanie Kelton joins Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, and Anna Szymanski for a long awaited episode on Modern Monetary Theory. She answers their many questions about MMT and discusses her book The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy. In the Slate Plus segment: How we feel about the stock market.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/20·58m 46s

Good Science/Crap Science

Cathy O’Neil is back! She joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Anna Szymanski to explain why COVID-19 models are confusing, talk about the media world’s big reckoning with its own racism, and discuss the Ford Foundation’s new bonds plan.  In the Slate Plus segment: A tech startup that’s trying to detect women’s orgasm.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/20·56m 40s

Systemic Interventions

This week, Stacy-Marie Ishmael, the editorial director of the Texas Tribune, joins Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski to talk about the May jobs report, the Black Lives Matter protests, and the economic history of African Americans, and what reparations might look like. In the Slate Plus segment: A longer conversation on corporate donations.  “Kicked Off the Land,” by Lizzie Presser for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/20·50m 17s

Financial Therapy

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk to Amanda Clayman, a therapist who specializes in money issues. Amanda answers listener questions and discusses topics like student loan guilt and pandemic money hoarding. In the Slate Plus segment: Family history and money.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/20·55m 11s

The Facebook Pandemic

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the economic of vaccines, how Facebook is totally (unfortunately) winning this pandemic and the question of work from home pay based on where you live. In the Slate Plus segment: The Weight Watchers layoffs.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/20·55m 30s

Seamless Is a Verb

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about the possibility of a merger between Uber and Grubhub, the potential collapse of the child care industry, and they get to some of the questions they missed on their Wednesday night Facebook Live Q&A. In the Slate Plus segment: Questions from the live Q&A  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/20·44m 59s

Cities and Coronavirus

Urban theorist Richard Florida joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss all sorts of questions around cities and coronavirus--such as how population density factors into the virus’ spread, why certain cities are faring better than others, and what our cities might look like after the pandemic.   In the Slate Plus segment: The reaction to COVID-19 and climate change.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/20·51m 4s

Slate Money: Food: Food Waste

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Austin Bryniarski joins to discuss his theory that the war on food waste is a little too easy for everyone to get behind and might ultimately serve as a distraction from bigger environmental and social issues.  For more info, read his article The War on Food Waste is a Waste of Time by Austin Bryniarski for The Outline. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/20·26m 7s

How is Boeing Okay?

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the process for reopening states, what’s going on with big business right now, and the gross domestic product that’s hidden in our homes.  In the Slate Plus segment: The meat industry.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/20·44m 37s

Slate Money: Food: Alternative Meat

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. This week, Tad Friend joins to discuss the growing alternative meat industry, the plant-based crusade of Impossible Foods CEO Pat Brown and the significant environmental benefits of ditching the beef patty. "Value Meal" by Tad Friend for The New Yorker Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/20·32m 17s

Why Are Republicans Being So Mean?

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the price of oil, the Paycheck Protection Program round two, and the results of their informal poll on stimulus checks.  Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. In the Slate Plus segment: The United States Oil Fund. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/20·54m 40s

Slate Money: Food: Sustainability

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Dan Barber of Blue Hill joins Felix to discuss how COVID-19 is revealing the flaws in the farm-to-table model, the utilitarian origins of cuisine and what a truly sustainable local food system would look like.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/20·45m 2s

Giant Money Gun

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the Paycheck Protection Program funds running out, Amazon’s current percentage of evil, and why companies would pay out dividends right now. “Coronavirus at Smithfield pork plant: The untold story of America's biggest outbreak” by Jessica Lussenhop in BBC News  In the Slate Plus segment: Pandemic Bonds.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/20·47m 41s

Slate Money: Food: Reservations

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Remember going to restaurants? Marissa Conrad joins to talk about the complex economy of restaurant reservations and how apps like OpenTable and Resy are changing the game.  “We Suck at Reservations” by Marissa Conrad for New York Magazine Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/20·30m 48s

Too Big to Be Small

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily talk about Felix’s theory that this is a “Bayesian” crisis, the Fed’s newest lending program which includes businesses that aren’t exactly big or small, and the stock market’s major rally.  “The Economic Devastation Of COVID-19 Is Hitting Women Particularly Hard,” by Emily Peck in the Huffington Post Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. In the Slate Plus segment: Zoom.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/20·49m 12s

Slate Money: Food: Fast Food

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Marcia Chatelain, author of Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, joins to discuss the complex relationship between fast food franchises and African American communities.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/20·31m 2s

Banana Disruptions

Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issue of small business loans in the stimulus bill, why the toilet paper shortage might not be overhyped and Trump’s oil tweet which is quite possibly the most market moving tweet ever. “What Everyone’s Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage,” by Will Oremus in Medium “Trump’s Labor Department Takes A Hacksaw To Coronavirus Paid Sick Leave” by Emily Peck in the Huffington Post. In the Slate Plus segment: The ad market during the COVID-19 pandemic.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/20·46m 20s

Slate Money: COVID-19: April 1, 2020

Every Wednesday, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, Emily, Anna, and Felix discuss the question of paying rent and mortgages amid the massive layoffs due to COVID-19. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/20·17m 3s

Slate Money: Food: GMOs

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Michael Specter joins Felix to talk coronavirus, GMOs, industrial farming and various other topics that affect public health.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/20·39m 22s

Big Business and Bailouts

This week, Felix, Emily, and Anna talk to Rich Lesser of Boston Consulting Group about how big businesses are coping right now and the relief bill that was just passed. Then they discuss what the Fed is doing, and what’s going on at Amazon.  “U.S. airlines don’t need a bailout to stay in business” by Richard Squire  In the Slate Plus segment: Ecuador. Slate Plus members get a bonus segment on Slate Money each week, and no ads. Sign up now to listen and support our show. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/20·46m 1s

Slate Money: COVID-19: March 25, 2020

In this weekly, day-of update, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, Emily, Anna and Felix discuss the $2 Trillion relief package and how the US government stacks up in the crisis.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/20·20m 28s

Slate Money: Food: Technology

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. Jordan Thaeler of WhatsBusy joins Slate Money Food to talk about the tech and data side of the food biz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/20·34m 24s

A Bigger Hammer

This week, the Slate Money hosts discuss the government’s plan to send out checks, the senators who used inside information to profit off the COVID-19 pandemic, and the latest news from China.  “Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance,” by Tomas Pueyo And in the Slate Plus segment: Brazil. Email us your questions about personal finance during the pandemic at slatemoney@slate.com! Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/20·51m 23s

Slate Money: COVID-19: March 18, 2020

In this weekly, day-of update, the Slate Money hosts discuss what’s going on right now amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/20·20m 27s

Slate Money: Food: Costco

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon talks to guests about the economics of food. In the first episode of the mini-series, Felix talks to Zachary Crockett about the cult of Costco and what makes the no-frills warehouse such an alluring shopping experience. (Especially now that everyone is stockpiling toilet paper.) And you can read Zachary’s piece on Chik-fil-A here.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/20·31m 50s

The World is Falling Apart

This week Ben Hubbard, author of “MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman”, joins Felix, Emily, and Anna to discuss the global economic effects of the Coronavirus, the oil situation in the Middle East and the pros and cons of working from home.  In the Slate Plus segment: More on “MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/20·51m 15s

Jack Jack

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the Fed’s emergency, coronavirus-driven rate cut; the life of Jack Welch and the troubles of Jack Dorsey; and Lebanon’s Ponzi scheme. “‘Knowing the Right People’: The Embattled Concierge With Elite Connections” by Tabby Kinder and Daniel Thomas  In the Slate Plus segment: “Paul Singer, Doomsday Investor,” by Sheelah Kolhatkar in the New Yorker.   Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/20·52m 13s

Old Bob, New Bob

This week, Felix Anna and Emily talk about how coronavirus is affecting the stock market, Disney’s two Bobs, and the crazy story of the “Madoff of France.” In the Slate Plus segment: The four-hour work week. 'America’s Broken Social Safety Net Can’t Withstand The Coronavirus' by Emily Peck 'The Leap Day Employee Finally Gets Her Birthday Off This Year' by Alison Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/02/20·42m 47s

Housing Bonanza

Conor Dougherty joins Slate Money to talk about his new book Golden Gates: Fighting for Housing in America and all things housing crisis.  Plus: An extra long housing bonanza. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/20·1h 1m

Jeff Bezos’ Midlife Crisis

On this week’s episode, Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss Judy Shelton, Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, tech antitrust investigations, and the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract. In the Slate Plus segment: Wells Fargo ends forced arbitration for sexual harassment.  'Behind Amazon’s HQ2 Fiasco: Jeff Bezos Was Jealous of Elon Musk'- https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-02-03/amazon-s-hq2-fiasco-was-driven-by-bezos-envy-of-elon-musk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/20·49m 49s

Media Media

Edmund Lee, media journalist for The New York Times, joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss the demented rollercoaster that is Tesla stock, The New York Times’ surprising subscription numbers and the revenue of Youtube and other social media sites. Plus: Spotify buying The Ringer. Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/20·57m 50s

Brexit Day

Izabella Kaminska, editor of FT Alphaville, joins the Slate Money hosts from London to discuss Brexit Day, ESG (environmental, social and governance) and LIBOR (London InterBank Offered Rate).  Plus: An extra long Brexit segment.  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/20·57m 55s

Speaking of Terrifying...

The Slate Money hosts discuss such terrifying topics as facial recognition technology, the coronavirus, and Australian bushfires. Plus: SmileDirectClub. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/20·43m 44s

Trans-Pacific Tractor Beams

The Slate Money hosts discuss the newest trade deals, Visa buying Plaid and the Rooney Rule. Plus: Nike Vaporfly shoes. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/20·47m 4s

Megxit

The Slate Money hosts discuss what a split with the Royal Family means for Meghan and Harry financially, how Trump’s wine tariff will mess with the industry, and index funds and voting. Plus: Is war good for the stock market? 'The Hidden Dangers of the Great Index Fund Takeover' By David McLaughlin and Annie Massa 'She Was a Star of New York Real Estate, but Her Life Story Was a Lie' by Julie Satow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/20·49m 56s

The Big Mistake of The 2010s

The Slate Money hosts discuss the news from Iran and its effect on oil prices, the biggest mistakes in the past decade of government policies, and the legacy of former NBA Commissioner David Stern.  Plus: Carlos Ghosn. ‘The 2010s Were an Economic Tragedy’ by Jordan Weissmann  ‘The Reformed Broker’ by Joshua M. Brown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/01/20·38m 37s

Cautionary Tales

Tim Harford joins Slate Money to discuss his new podcast Cautionary Tales, Christmas cards and the black market for Chinese sand.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/12/19·35m 38s

Saving for the Second Coming

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the state of Boeing, the new California law for contract workers, and the incredible wealth stockpiled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the Slate Plus segment: book recommendations.  Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/19·43m 30s

The End of the World As We Know It

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the end of the World Trade Organization, the life of Paul Volcker and Away’s toxic workplace. And in the Slate Plus segment: Hydrocarbons. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/12/19·45m 27s

Slate Money: SWAG: Cars

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in.  In the last episode of the mini-series, Felix talks to Hannah Elliott of Bloomberg about what makes a car collectible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/19·36m 4s

ABC

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss Larry and Sergey, aka The Boys, stepping away from Alphabet, Uber’s big safety report and Silver Lake’s investment in Manchester City soccer. And in the Slate Plus segment: Argentina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/19·46m 6s

Slate Money: SWAG: Wine

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in.  This week, Felix talks to Dan Rosenheck of The Economist about a literal liquid asset: wine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/19·34m 24s

Open Borders

This week, economist and professional contrarian Bryan Caplan joins Slate Money to discuss his books on parenting, education, and, his latest, a graphic novel called Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/19·55m 24s

Slate Money: SWAG: Luxury Goods

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in.  This week, Felix talks to Max Bittner, CEO of Vestiaire Collective, about why luxury goods like watches, handbags and designer clothing are not just consumables. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/19·27m 43s

Taylor Swift is a Volatile Asset

Felix and special guest Janine Gibson of the Financial Times call Emily and Anna from Oxfordshire, England to discuss the situation in Hong Kong, TikTok, and stanning Taylor Swift and her fight for artist ownership. In the Slate Plus segment: The Hummus Wars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/11/19·42m 5s

Slate Money: SWAG: Gold

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in.  This week, Felix talks to Justina Vasquez of Bloomberg News about how and why people have been investing in gold for a very, very long time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/11/19·39m 34s

Cloud Kitchens

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the potentially sexist tendencies of the Apple Card algorithm, why tech is killing restaurants and the new big player in streaming, Disney+. And in the Slate Plus segment: Bolivia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/19·48m 47s

Slate Money: SWAG: Cryptocurrency

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in.  This week, Felix talks to Nathaniel Popper of The New York Times about whether cryptocurrency is a real investment asset or a total gamble.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/19·44m 33s

Iberian Siestas

On Slate Money this week: CEOs being fired for consensual relationships with subordinates, including, this week, Steve Easterbrook of McDonald’s Austin Frakt’s New York Times story about sleep being good for your salary Felix’s Axios piece on the allure of private. money And in the Slate Plus segment: Saudi Aramco’s plans to go public Email: slatemoney@slate.com Podcast production by Phii Surkis Follow Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/11/19·44m 9s

Slate Money: SWAG: Art

In this Slate Money mini-series, Felix Salmon will investigate SWAG -- Silver Wine Art Gold -- and other things people invest in that don’t have any cash flows.  This week, Felix sits down with Julia Halperin, Executive Editor of Artnet News to talk about when, if ever, art is a good investment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/11/19·50m 38s

Don't Be Evil

Rana Foroohar joins Slate Money to discuss her book Don’t Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles -- and All of Us, the Facebook vs Twitter war over political ads, NCAA players finally getting paid, and PG&E and the California wildfires.  And in the Slate Plus segment: Fitbit and Google. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/19·49m 18s

Pancake Brains

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the latest news on WeWork, Emily's article on the so-called leadership and empowerment seminar at Ernst & Young that told women their brains were like pancakes, among other indignities, and Felix’s recent review of Darkness by Design: The Hidden Power in Global Capital Markets by Walter Mattli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/19·55m 24s

Slate Money: Succession: Bonus Episode With Gerri!

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. In this extra special bonus episode, J. Smith-Cameron, aka Queen Gerri herself, and the New York Times Magazine’s Taffy Brodesser-Akner join Felix and Emily to discuss which of her lines were actually improvised, how she reacted to the Roman/Gerri storyline, what kinds of storylines and scenes were cut from the season, and more insights and hilarious tidbits from the show.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/19·58m 15s

The Robopocalypse Edition

This week Felix, Emily and Anna discuss the threat of robots taking our jobs, TurboTax and the Vanity Fair piece on Wall Street supposedly making money on the chaos of Trump. And in the Slate Plus segment: D.E. Shaw.    Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/19·50m 29s

Slate Money: Succession: S2E10: “Thank You For the Chicken”

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14/10/19·1h 12m

The Economists' Hour

New York Times writer Binyamin Appelbaum joins Slate Money to discuss his new book The Economists' Hour,the concept of putting a dollar value on a human life and the NBA’s whole thing with China.  And in the Slate Plus segment: The latest from the Fed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/10/19·53m 11s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E9, "You Can’t Make a Tomlette Without Breaking Some Gregs”

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 Lizzie O’Leary and John Collins to speculate on the “blood sacrifice”, analyze Roman’s newfound competency and reveal which Roy Family member they are. ‘Shiv Roy’s Turtlenecks Will Destroy You’ by Emilia Petrarca  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/19·1h

Money & Happiness

This week, Laurie Santos joins Felix, Anna, and Emily to discuss the ideas around money and happiness that she explores in her podcast The Happiness Lab, and some of the science may surprise you. And as an added bonus, Taffy Brodesser Akner (who was in the studio for Slate Money: Succession) kicks off the conversation by explaining why she doesn’t want to be happy. In the Slate Plus segment: Laurie talks about how The Happiness Lab grew out of the most popular course in Yale’s 300-year history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/10/19·48m 13s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E8, “L to the OG”

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 Sarah Ellison and Gabe Roth to discuss Kendall’s new lady, the plot against Rhea and, of course, “Ken WA”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/19·55m 13s

Implosions

Felix, Emily and Anna sit down to discuss the continuing insanity at WeWork, the fate of Juul amid recent health scares and the mess made by the collapse of British travel agency Thomas Cook.  Plus: Elizabeth Warren and Wall Street.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/09/19·47m 3s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E7, “Bolus of Gubbins”

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 Lydia Polgreen of HuffPost and her wife Candace Feit. They discuss the extremely watchable horribleness of Caroline, Logan and Rhea’s mysterious relationship and the reasoning behind of Candace’s tweet claiming that Succession is “the queerest show on tv (without any queer storylines)”.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/19·59m 42s

Super Pumped

This week, Mike Isaac of the New York Times joins to talk about his new bookSuper Pumped which tells the dramatic story of Uber’s rise and fall. He and the hosts also get into the whole WeWork IPO debacle and the strike at GM. Plus: The Repo Market. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/09/19·50m 17s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E6, “Yuppie RoboCop”

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 Taffy Brodesser-Akner of the New York Times. They discuss Rhea’s role in the whole succession question, the meaning of “Argestes” and the many reasons to love Gerri.  Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About Roman’s Quirky Sits on Succession? by Megh Wight Let’s Talk About the Clothes on “Succession” by Rachel Syme Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/19·48m 11s

The Meritocracy Trap

This week, Yale Professor Daniel Markovits joins Emily and Felix to discuss his new book ‘The Meritocracy Trap’, Jeffrey Epstein and the MIT Media Lab, and the Volfefe Index. Plus: Bill Gates and Jeffrey Epstein. Follow@felixsalmon,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/09/19·52m 49s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E5, “Good Cop, Misogynist Cop”

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 Jacob Weisberg, former editor of Slate, and Katie Baker of The Ringer. 'It's a Woman's World: The True Heroes of Succession" by Katie Baker Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/09/19·51m 28s

Omnishambles

This week, Felix explains this whole Brexit mess, Emily talks about Amazon’s irresponsible delivery polices and Anna finally gets to talk about Argentina. Plus: Walmart vs guns. Host Emily Peck, Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/09/19·50m 5s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E4, "Nazis. Terrible, Right?”

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 Slate’s own Allison Benedikt. Follow: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@abenedikt  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/19·50m 27s

Ab Roller with Wifi

This week, Felix, Emily and Anna are back in the studio to talk about Bill Dudley’s thoughts on Trump and the Fed, dig into the viability of Peloton and WeWork and to finally weigh in on Twitter’s great Chicken Sandwich Wars. Plus: GE Follow@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/08/19·36m 8s

Slate Money: Succession, S2E3, “French Kissing an Armadillo”

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 Slate’s resident Succession stan, June Thomas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/08/19·47m 33s

Q&A

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,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/08/19·52m 12s

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

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
19/08/19·40m 26s

India

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,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/19·39m 26s

Slate Money: Succession S2E1: "Silica Mud Treatment"

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
12/08/19·46m 2s

Naked Swimmers

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,@cduhigg Production by Phil Surkis Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/19·1h 3m

One Dimensional Checkers

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,@EmilyRPeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/08/19·48m 29s

Slate Money Extra: Scott Kupor

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: @FelixSalmon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/07/19·51m 25s

Toby for Prime Minister

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.html Emily's Article - https://www.huffpost.com/entry/sexual-harassment-ernst-young-arbitration-bill_n_5d371887e4b004b6adb65597 And in the Slate Plus segment: European Central Bank Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/07/19·45m 9s

But the Gift Cards

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast 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
20/07/19·50m 23s

Smoke Filled Rooms

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @Neil_Irwin Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/19·46m 53s

Cribsheet

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, @ProfEmilyOster Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/19·44m 24s

Apocalyptic Vibes

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/19·39m 17s

Literally Making Money

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/19·47m 29s

The Tweak Harder Edition

This week, Felix, Anna and Emily discuss the issues with Youtube’s policies, how bookstores are actually surviving the Amazon Era and the job that nobody seems to want--Well Fargo’s CEO. And in the Slate Plus segment: Why you should be careful when talking about Chinese pork. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/19·42m 41s

The Not So Frandly Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/19·52m 15s

The Panda Edition

This week, Slate Money talks about Trump’s trade wars with China and Mexico, the Fiat/Chrysler Renault merger and MacKenzie Bezos’ giving pledge. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/19·46m 47s

The Temperature Edition

This week, Slate Money discusses Robert Smith’s major gift to the graduating class of Morehouse College, why office air conditioning might be a detriment to productivity and the debate around carbon offsets. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/19·45m 5s

The Backwardation Edition

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
18/05/19·43m 21s

The 5th Birthday Edition

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, @JHWeissmann Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/19·56m 2s

The Eat a Hamburger Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/19·44m 0s

Slate Money Extra: Live Q&A with Joseph Stiglitz

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
30/04/19·53m 43s

The GOOP Face Oil Edition

This week, Taffy Brodesser-Akner comes on the show to talk about her New York Times Magazine piece on the arbitration against Sterling Jewelers, the parent company that owns brands like Kay, Jared and Zales. Plus, Taffy weighs in on the celebrity industrial complex -- a topic 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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/19·45m 53s

The Inspecting Our Own Meat Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/19·42m 58s

The Puerto Rico Edition

This week, the Slate Money hosts are joined by Natalie Jaresko. She talks about her time as the Minister of Finance in Ukraine and her current position as the Executive Director of the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico. And in the Slate Plus segment: Creditors and Puerto Rico. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/19·50m 6s

Slate Money: Travel: Budget Travel Can Be Cool

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: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/19·23m 51s

The Evil Empires Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/19·44m 4s

Slate Money: Travel: Bringing the Kids

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Moll.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/04/19·21m 2s

The Bad Pharma Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/19·41m 47s

Slate Money: Travel: The Death of First Class

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: @felixsalmon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/19·22m 8s

The Spoiled Children Edition

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
23/03/19·45m 27s

Slate Money: Travel: What’s the Point?

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: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/19·26m 4s

The Uninhabitable Earth Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/19·45m 48s

Slate Money: Travel: Frequent Flyer

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: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/19·38m 7s

The This Should be Free Edition

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 Tech Nature: Huge US university cancels subscription with Elsevier Facebook: A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking In the Slate Plus segment: the way Wikipedia is used by for-profit companies. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @krmaher Podcast 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
09/03/19·47m 52s

Slate Money: Travel: Ghosts

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon Podcast 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
05/03/19·36m 54s

The Occupy French Starbucks Edition

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 3 The Verge: The Trauma FloorVanity Fair: Men are Scum: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate Speech The Atlantic: Workism Is Making Americans Miserable [/ul] In the Slate Plus segment: is work the new religion? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @rob1cox Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. This episode is brought to you by Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/19·49m 16s

Slate Money: Travel: Airline Miles

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: @felixsalmon Podcast 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
26/02/19·45m 31s

The Color of Money Edition

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @MehrsaBaradaran Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. This episode is brought to you by Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/19·46m 15s

Slate Money: Travel

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon,@mathbabedotorg Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/19·39m 5s

The Lucky Strike Edition

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Max Jacobs. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Bill.com, sign up today at bill.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/19·46m 5s

The Mrs. Watanabe’s Favorite Podcast Edition

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.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Max Jacobs. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Bill.com, sign up today at bill.com/money. LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/19·46m 36s

The “Horse Loose in A Hospital” Edition

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,@EmilyRPeck Podcast 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 today at ziprecruiter.com/Money. Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/19·46m 25s

The Blah Blah Blahs Matter Edition

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 Laughs at Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Rate ProposalThe Washington Post: Elizabeth Warren to Propose New ‘Wealth Tax’ on Very Rich Americans, Economist SaysThe New York Times: The African Currency at the Center of a European DisputeBBC: France Summons Italian Envoy Over Africa RemarksThe New York Times: Microsoft Cannot Fix Seattle’s Housing Crisis[/ul] Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Max Jacobs. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Blinkist. Start your free trial today at blinkist.com/money. Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/19·47m 21s

The Bad Deals Edition

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.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Stories discussed: The Wall Street Journal: Five Ways Jack Bogle Changed the World of the Everyday Investor The Guardian: Corbyn Could Face String of Resignations if He Backs “People's Vote”The Huffington Post: Exactly How Bad Is Trump at Making Deals? Even Worse Than You Think. New York: Mayor de Blasio Aims to Guarantee All New Yorkers a Paid Vacation PEW Research Center: Young Adult Households Are Earning More Than Most Older Americans Did at the Same Age PEW Research Center: Americans Are Moving at Historically Low Rates, in Part Because Millennials are Staying Put Obama White House Archives: 15 Economic Facts About Millennials The Federal Reserve: Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017 BuzzFeed News: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation The Wall Street Journal: Fed Says Student Debt Has Hurt the U.S. Housing Market Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/19·43m 49s

The WeBurnout Edition

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, @EmilyRPeck Production 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/19·43m 7s

The God Save Texas Edition

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_wright Production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter. Get started today at ziprecruiter.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/19·49m 16s

The Valley of Genius Edition

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, @AdamcFisher 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: Slack, the collaboration hub for work. Learn more at Slack.com. Transferwise. Check them out today at Transferwise.com/MONEY. American Express. Don’t do business without it. Warby Parker. Try their home try-on program for free today at warbyparker.com/MONEY. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/12/18·51m 41s

The Panic Edition

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, @Tyrangiel 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
22/12/18·52m 8s

The Liquid Assets Edition

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, @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
15/12/18·40m 12s

The Yellow Vests and Golden Passports Edition

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, @duffmcdonald 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
08/12/18·50m 10s

The Car Talk Edition

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, @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
01/12/18·50m 39s

The Cryonics Special Edition

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, @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
24/11/18·1h 1m

The Helipad Edition

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, @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
17/11/18·50m 33s

The More Like Canada Edition

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, @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
10/11/18·43m 50s

The Don't Be Evil Edition

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, @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
03/11/18·50m 35s

The Brexit Special Edition

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
27/10/18·1h 5m

The Prudential Managers Edition

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, @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
20/10/18·42m 43s

The Win-Win Edition

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, @AnandWrites 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
13/10/18·51m 48s

Slate Money Presents: Women in Charge

Slate Money is proud to introduce you to Women in Charge. In this new series, Slate Editor-in-Chief Julia Turner asks other female leaders about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are things changing for women in their fields? In this episode you'll hear from Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, someone who worked her way from investment banking at Merrill Lynch, to heading up sectors at Amazon and Google, and finally taking on the role of president of StubHub. Subscribe to Women in Charge via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your shows. Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/18·53m 25s

The Culp-able Edition

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, @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
06/10/18·41m 47s

The Dissent Channel Edition

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, @TomWrightAsia 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
29/09/18·1h

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

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, @TomWrightAsia 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
22/09/18·55m 26s

The Shaky Ground Edition

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 about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/18·47m 58s

The Kaep Caper Edition

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
08/09/18·41m 1s

The High Stakes Negotiation Edition

New NAFTA negotiations, the state of legal weed, and a look at new labor proposals before the holiday on this week's episode with Felix Salmon, Anna Szymanski, Emily Peck, and Jordan Weissmann. In the Slate Plus segment, Felix, Anna, Emily, and Jordan discuss their favorite finance-related show on TV right now. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter:@felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck, @JHWeissmann.Production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/18·58m 32s

The Raging Bull Edition

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
25/08/18·42m 43s

The Accountable Capitalism Edition

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.com Twitter: @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. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/08/18·45m 23s

The Momentous Tweet Edition

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.com Twitter: @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 your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/18·40m 18s

The Silicon Bubble Edition

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
04/08/18·43m 28s

The Blame Iowa Edition

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
28/07/18·47m 57s

The Mobile Monopoly Edition

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
21/07/18·47m 31s

The Give People Money Edition

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 about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/18·56m 34s

The Just Sign the Check Edition

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
07/07/18·49m 40s

The Germany Edition

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
30/06/18·45m 27s
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