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

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

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English


Episodes

The Robopocalypse Edition

10/19/2019
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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 This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:19

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

10/14/2019
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Duration:01:09:41

The Economists' Hour

10/12/2019
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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

Duration:00:52:34

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

10/7/2019
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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...

Duration:00:58:14

Money & Happiness

10/5/2019
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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...

Duration:00:48:26

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

9/30/2019
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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

Duration:00:53:06

Implosions

9/28/2019
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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

Duration:00:46:32

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

9/23/2019
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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...

Duration:00:56:34

Super Pumped

9/21/2019
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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

Duration:00:49:47

Slate Money: Succession, S2E6, “Yuppie RoboCop”

9/16/2019
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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...

Duration:00:44:58

The Meritocracy Trap

9/14/2019
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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

Duration:00:51:12

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

9/9/2019
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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

Duration:00:47:28

Omnishambles

9/7/2019
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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

Duration:00:47:54

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

9/2/2019
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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

Duration:00:46:27

Ab Roller with Wifi

8/31/2019
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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

Duration:00:35:28

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

8/26/2019
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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

Duration:00:44:00

Q&A

8/24/2019
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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 This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get...

Duration:00:52:10

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

8/19/2019
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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

Duration:00:36:58

India

8/17/2019
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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

Duration:00:39:30

Slate Money: Succession S2E1: "Silica Mud Treatment"

8/12/2019
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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

Duration:00:43:39