Slate Money

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

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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.









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   38m
 
 

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.

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   45m
 
 

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...


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   46m
 
 

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...


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   45m
 
 

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...


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   46m
 
 

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...


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 2019-01-19  43m
 
 

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...


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 2019-01-12  42m
 
 

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...


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 2019-01-05  48m
 
 

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...


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 2018-12-29  51m
 
 

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...


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 2018-12-22  51m