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

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While making breakfast...not Brexit

By kirkrips - Sep 20 2019
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News & Economic data with more depth than most, but clearly a Trump bashing cast. I’ll continue listening because I believe Felix & Anna bring good data to their arguments...I miss Jordan’s insights & I want to like Emily but she’s usually short on data & seems to be around just to throw in women’s rights into every single segment.

Fave economy podcast

By cbekti - Mar 11 2019
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Felix and Co do a great job covering the latest on domestic and world economy.

iTunes Ratings

582 Ratings
Average Ratings
400
79
32
33
38

While making breakfast...not Brexit

By kirkrips - Sep 20 2019
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News & Economic data with more depth than most, but clearly a Trump bashing cast. I’ll continue listening because I believe Felix & Anna bring good data to their arguments...I miss Jordan’s insights & I want to like Emily but she’s usually short on data & seems to be around just to throw in women’s rights into every single segment.

Fave economy podcast

By cbekti - Mar 11 2019
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Felix and Co do a great job covering the latest on domestic and world economy.
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Slate Money

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

Rank #1: The Product Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk the economics of 21st century products with Paul Ford (@ftrain), writer and co-founder of the digital product studio Postlight.

We break down Google search, the iPhone, and Amazon Prime. 

Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon@mathbabedotorg@JHWeissmann
Production by Veralyn Williams.
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Aug 20 2016
54 mins
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Rank #2: The Robot Apocalypse Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of the upcoming, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Ryan Avent, author of The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century discuss how jobs are changing in the robot economy, Wells Fargo’s unnecessary banking products, and shifty Amazon pricing algorithms.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-Ryan Avent discusses his take on how work might change in the future, a topic explored in his book The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power, and Status in the Twenty-first Century
-The pressure Wells Fargo put on bank tellers to sign customers up for products they weren’t interested in
-Bias in Amazon’s pricing algorithm

Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

Email: slatemoney@slate.com
Twitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann

Production by Mickey Capper.

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Sep 24 2016
53 mins
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Rank #3: Slate Money: Succession, S2E4, "Nazis. Terrible, Right?”

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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

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Sep 02 2019
49 mins
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Rank #4: Slate Money: Succession S2E1: "Silica Mud Treatment"

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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. 

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Aug 12 2019
45 mins
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Rank #5: The Finance vs Business Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Time's Rana Foroohar, author of Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance & the Fall of American Business discuss the current state of capitalism. 

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-How Wall Street is choking our economy and how to fix it
-Why America doesn't make things anymore.
-What happened to the American dream of home ownership. 

Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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May 21 2016
52 mins
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Rank #6: The Time to Grow Up Edition

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On this week’s episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, data scientist Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org,  Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and special guest Ron Lieber of New York Times discuss: Ron's new book on teaching your kids about money, The Opposite of Spoiled What the Red Cross did wrong in Haiti, and what organizations will make better use of your charity dollars New options for insuring workers in the sharing economy    Slate Money is sponsored by Volvo. Experience the Wonder of Summer. Have a month’s payment on Volvo and spend your summer doing the things that matter to you. Plus get up to five years full coverage, including wear and tear. Go to volvocars.com/us. And by Birchbox Man. For just $20 a month, subscribers receive a monthly box of gear and grooming essentials, all tailored to suit their personal style. Head over to Birchbox.com and use promo code MONEY to get 100 Birchbox points with the purchase of your subscription – that’s $10 to spend towards your new favorite products.    Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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Jun 06 2015
53 mins
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Rank #7: The Time's Up Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss things coming to an end.
Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-Failures in the gig economy, and our changing workforce
-Spotify's deal with the devil
-Ang Bang loses its bid for Starwood hotels
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Apr 02 2016
52 mins
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Rank #8: Slate Money: Succession, S2E3, “French Kissing an Armadillo”

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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.

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Aug 26 2019
47 mins
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Rank #9: The Villains Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss the baddies of the week.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-Why Peter Thiel is funding Hulk Hogan's crusade against Gawker.
-The IMF says maybe Neoliberalism wasn't so great.
-Florida's failed algorithm for recidivism.

Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

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May 28 2016
52 mins
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Rank #10: The End of the World as We Know It Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, Muhamed El-Erian joins hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann talk about the future of central banks.

Topics discussed on today’s show include:

-Our economy is at a T-junction- things are about to go very good, or very bad, depending on the decisions our government makes
.-Why central bankers, IMF types, and the like, often want to do things which go against the will of the people. 
-What is the role of central banks?

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Feb 13 2016
53 mins
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Rank #11: Slate Money: Succession S2E2: “Don’t Be an A**hole. You Don’t Have Principles.”

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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.

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Aug 19 2019
39 mins
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Rank #12: Froth is Non-Linear

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Slate Money, featuring Cathy O'Neil filling in for host Felix Salmon with Slate's own Jordan Weissmann and special guest Cardiff Garcia. This week: the gender gap part II, Chinese debt, and stock buybacks.

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Sep 20 2014
39 mins
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Rank #13: The Service as a Service Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss our expectations for treatment. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Will other restaurants follow Danny Meyer's example of eliminating the tip system at his restaurants? How did Theranos go so wrong? And can they recover? This week saw huge tech deals. But do we care about these mergers? Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, they’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee­-free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney. And by OPEN ACCOUNT, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. OPEN ACCOUNT explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money. OPEN ACCOUNT is now on iTunes. And by The Message, a new podcast series from GE Podcast Theater.

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Oct 17 2015
45 mins
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Rank #14: The Flipping and Flopping Edition

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On this week's episode of Slate Money, host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org and Jordan Weissmann of Slate discuss President Obama's flip flop on the 529 college savings plan, the FCC's flip flop on net neutrality, and Shake Shack's flipping of burgers but not (yet) flopping on the public stock market. Find more information and links to our sponsors on our show page. Complete Slate's podcast listener survey! Tell us about yourself and your favorite podcasts so Slate can serve you better. We'd appreciate two minutes of your time. Go to slate.com/survey

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Feb 07 2015
38 mins
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Rank #15: The Accountable Capitalism Edition

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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.

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Aug 18 2018
44 mins
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Rank #16: Slate Money: Ben Bernanke's Big Payday

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's Jordan Weissman. This week: Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans evade taxes, a look at how reparations to descendants of slaves might work, and Ben Bernanke’s speaking fees.

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May 24 2014
33 mins
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Rank #17: The Silicon Bubble Edition

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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.
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Aug 04 2018
42 mins
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Rank #18: The "Read These Books" Edition

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Slate Money, featuring Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of MathBabe.org and Slate's own Jordan Weissmann. This week: The group hosts authors John Lanchester and Jake Halpern to chat about their newly released books.

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Oct 18 2014
49 mins
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Rank #19: The Bad Eggs Edition

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Felix Salmon of Fusion, emerging-markets expert Anna Szymanski, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss:

-       Anthony Scaramucci and the sale of SkyBridge Capital
-       Slumps in productivity
-       Hampton Creek’s board members leaving the company
-       A bonus segment on sovereign debt restructuring

Check out other Panoply podcasts at panoply.fm.

Email: slatemoney@slate.com
Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @JHWeissmann

Production by Daniel Schroeder

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Jul 29 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #20: The Chicken or the Eggs Edition

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On this episode of Slate Money, Miriam Gottfried of the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street joins Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, to discuss the business and finance news of the week. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Why Yum Brands split itself in two Should egg donation be an open market? When should you get off the hook for student loans? Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply. Slate Money is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, they’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-­free. To learn more, visit BraintreePayments.com/slatemoney. And by MileIQ. If you’re one of the 60 million Americans who drive for work then you know that your miles are your dollars. Every mile you don’t log is money that you are losing. MileIQ is the only mileage-tracker app that detects, logs, and calculates your miles for you, ensuring that every mile is accounted for and no dollar is lost. Try MileIQ for free today by texting SLATEMONEY to 31996. And by ZipRecruiter. With ZipRecruiter, you can post your job to over 100 job sites with a single click and an interface that's easy to use. And right now, you can try it for free! Go to ZipRecruiter.com/slatemoney.

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Oct 24 2015
49 mins
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