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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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


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 2020-03-21  51m
 
 

Slate Money: COVID: March 18, 2020


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


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 2020-03-18  19m
 
 

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


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 2020-03-17  31m
 
 

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


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 2020-03-14  50m
 
 

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...


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 2020-03-07  51m
 
 

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


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 2020-02-29  42m
 
 

episode 1: 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


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 2020-02-22  1h1m
 
 

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...


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 2020-02-15  49m
 
 

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


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 2020-02-08  57m
 
 

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


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 2020-02-01  57m