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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

Slate Money: SWAG: Wine

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

Duration:00:32:02

Open Borders

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

Duration:00:55:24

Slate Money: SWAG: Luxury Goods

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

Duration:00:24:59

Taylor Swift is a Volatile Asset

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

Duration:00:42:11

Slate Money: SWAG: Gold

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

Duration:00:35:34

Cloud Kitchens

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

Duration:00:47:10

Slate Money: SWAG: Cryptocurrency

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

Duration:00:40:32

Iberian Siestas

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

Duration:00:43:45

Slate Money: SWAG: Art

11/5/2019
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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

Duration:00:46:37

Don't Be Evil

11/2/2019
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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

Duration:00:49:15

Pancake Brains

10/26/2019
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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

Duration:00:54:58

Slate Money: Succession: Bonus Episode With Gerri!

10/21/2019
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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. 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...

Duration:00:54:48

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 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