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Slate Money

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

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The Fake Loans Edition

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Slate Money on private student loan debt, Donald Trump’s ties to Deutsche Bank, and hedge funders evading taxes

45 Min

Jul 22, 2017

The Cash Offer Edition

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Slate Money on going cashless with Visa, coding boot camps, and Warren Buffett

46 Min

Jul 15, 2017

The White Collar Crime Edition

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Slate Money on The Chickenshit Club, sexual harassment in Silicon Valley, and Hobby Lobby

45 Min

Jul 8, 2017

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Podcast
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39 min
Jul 1, 2017
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Slate Money on Google’s antitrust violations, Italian banks, and Seattle’s minimum wage

62 min
Jun 24, 2017
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Slate Money on Uber, Amazon buying Whole Foods, and ICOs

46 min
Jun 17, 2017
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Slate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams

48 min
Jun 10, 2017
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Slate Money on the UK election, the Spanish banking crisis, and Qatar

47 min
Jun 3, 2017
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Slate Money on the Paris Agreement, credit scores and Venezuelan bonds

47 min
May 27, 2017
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Slate Money on corruption in Brazil, Saudi Arabia’s oil prices, and Paul Romer’s war on bankspeak

39 min
May 20, 2017
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Slate Money on the auto industry, artificial intelligence, and Apple’s new headquarters

48 min
May 13, 2017
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Slate Money on the mortgage interest deduction, the volatility index, and Snap’s first earnings report after going public

47 min
May 6, 2017
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Slate Money on Cathy O’Neil’s TED Talk, what goes on at TED Talk conferences, and the industry of highly paid speeches

40 min
Apr 29, 2017
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Slate Money on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s substantial payout, Sheryl Sandberg’s new book on grief, and USA Facts.

50 min
Apr 22, 2017
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Slate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to end all corporate investments.

46 min
Apr 15, 2017
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Slate Money on South Africa’s credit rating downgrade, how markets aren’t responding predictably to recent events, and the Minneapolis Fed president’s beef with JPMorgan’s CEO

64 min
Apr 1, 2017
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Slate Money gets tipsy talking to Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork, about the economics of wine.

34 min
Mar 25, 2017
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Slate Money on Thinx founder Miki Agrawal’s sexual harassment allegations, Sherpaa’s woes, and venture capitalist J.D. Vance’s investment in Ohio startups

41 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

36 min
Mar 11, 2017
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Slate Money discusses State Street’s feminist agenda, Swift’s banning of North Korean banks, and eccentric billionaire Masayoshi Son.

43 min
Mar 4, 2017
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The panel and Sheelah Kolhatkar, author of Black Edge, discuss the turmoil at Bridgewater Management, how a hedge funder tried to take down Herbalife, and the insider trading allegations covered in Black Edge

44 min
Feb 24, 2017
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Slate Money discusses Uber's continuing public relation woes, Kraft’s attempted takeover of Unilever, and bank fees.

45 min
Feb 17, 2017
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Slate Money discusses Snap Inc’s upcoming IPO, Airbnb’s future challenges, and The New York Times’ paywall strategy.

48 min
Feb 10, 2017
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Slate Money discusses what it takes to produce a hit in today's film, publishing, and music industries.

45 min
Feb 3, 2017
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Slate Money discusses Cambridge Ananlytica, robot lawyers, and statistics in the age of Trump.

37 min
Jan 27, 2017
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Slate Money discusses Trump's abandonment of the TPP, banks illegally fining homeowners, and Cathy's future plans.

41 min
Jan 21, 2017
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Slate Money reports on the future of China, Britain, and globalism from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

42 min
Jan 14, 2017
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Slate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s new White House role

40 min
Jan 7, 2017
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Slate Money discusses the growing number of pink-collar jobs, Trump's debt ties, and the shrinking amount of publicly traded American companies.

63 min
Dec 31, 2016
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Slate Money talks small breweries and the economics of beer.

43 min
Dec 24, 2016
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Slate Money discusses the reality of China’s school systems, online media’s role in spreading ISIS propaganda, and lead poisoning.

38 min
Dec 17, 2016
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Slate Money discusses attaching health grades to employees, generic drug price fixing, and the Fed's recent rate hike

38 min
Dec 10, 2016
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Slate Money discusses United's Basic Ecomony fare, Trump's Air Force One plans, and Silicon Valley's rush to make actual things.

36 min
Dec 3, 2016
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Slate Money discusses Trump’s economic team.

51 min
Nov 26, 2016
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Slate Money discusses the economics of Philanthropy.

44 min
Nov 19, 2016
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Slate Money discusses the economists who promote large-scale mergers, fake news on Facebook and Google, and India's demonetization

42 min
Nov 12, 2016
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Slate Money on post-election markets, Trump’s stimulus plan, and why polling data led us astray.

39 min
Nov 5, 2016
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Slate Money discusses current attempts to finance immortality.

46 min
Oct 29, 2016
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Slate Money talks AT&T’s planned merger with Time Warner, the CETA trade deal, and how tech companies fare in the public stock markets.

40 min
Oct 22, 2016
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Slate Money breaks down the HFC deal, proposed NYC Airbnb regulations, and the Volcker Rule.

47 min
Oct 15, 2016
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Slate Money talks to economist Tim Harford about his book Messy, Warren Buffett’s taxes, and contract theory.

48 min
Oct 8, 2016
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Slate Money discusses how these tribunals affect international trade deals.

41 min
Oct 1, 2016
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Slate Money breaks down the highs and lows of this week’s business and finance news.

48 min
Sep 24, 2016
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Slate Money talks changing jobs in the robot economy, Wells Fargo’s unnecessary banking products, and shifty Amazon pricing algroithms.

41 min
Sep 17, 2016
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Slate Money talks the lending firm, Point, census income data, and Bayer, Monsanto shareholders.

43 min
Sep 10, 2016
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Slate Money dives into Cathy O’Neill’s new book, “Weapons of Math Destruction.”

42 min
Sep 3, 2016
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Slate Money discusses Apple’s tax problems, the number of women computer science majors, and Aéropostale’s new owners

37 min
Aug 27, 2016
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Slate Money on why we should be outraged by the makers of EpiPen, passive investing, and hedge funds.

49 min
Aug 20, 2016
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Slate Money takes on three of today’s top online products.

40 min
Aug 13, 2016
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Slate Money discusses hedge funds, declining US productivity, and vagina technology.

48 min
Aug 6, 2016
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Slate Money on rumored and definite changes at Wal-Mart, Uber, and in Massachusetts law.

43 min
Jul 30, 2016
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Slate Money on Verizon buying Yahoo, CEO salaries, and the economy of digital advertising.

41 min
Jul 23, 2016
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Slate Money on Palantir, Dollar Shave Club, and Tesla.

49 min
Jul 16, 2016
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Slate Money on why the UFC sold for 4 billion dollars, NBA salary caps, and the Rio Olympics.

40 min
Jul 9, 2016
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Slate Money on UK property funds, negative interest rates, and Italian banks in crisis.

39 min
Jul 2, 2016
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Slate Money on how religion became a guiding economic force in America.

48 min
Jun 25, 2016
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Slate Money on Britain's vote to leave the EU.

56 min
Jun 18, 2016
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Slate Money on Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn.

40 min
Jun 11, 2016
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Slate Money on rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel, Peruvian vulture funds, and Scottish alcohol pricing.

50 min
Jun 4, 2016
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Slate Money on Elizabeth Holmes' disappearing billions, welfare reform, and the Verizon strike.

49 min
May 28, 2016
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Slate Money on the Peter Thiel, neoliberalism, and recidivism.

50 min
May 21, 2016
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Slate Money on the the taker economy, home ownership, and stock buybacks.

48 min
May 14, 2016
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Slate Money on Lending Club, Google payday loan ads, and public pensions.

60 min
May 7, 2016
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Slate Money on non-voting shares, oil industry bankruptcies, and bank class action suits.

43 min
Apr 30, 2016
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Slate Money on Greece, Puerto Rico, and Brexit.

52 min
Apr 23, 2016
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Slate Money with Margit Wennmachers on Theranos, Silicon Valley, and German company culture.

37 min
Apr 16, 2016
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Slate Money live with Rose Eveleth and Gideon Lichfield.

60 min
Apr 9, 2016
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Slate Money with Josh Reich on Simple, financial tech, and the Panama Papers.

50 min
Apr 2, 2016
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Slate Money on the gig economy, Spotify's financing plan, and the Starwood Hotels deal.

47 min
Mar 26, 2016
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Slate Money on free trade, gentrification, and the Credit Suisse fiasco.

45 min
Mar 19, 2016
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Slate Money on the Bangladeshi bank heist, Valeant's tanking share price, and Bridgewater's people problem.

46 min
Mar 12, 2016
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Slate Money with Stacey Vanek-Smith on buying citizenship, women on investor boards, and why we work so much.

47 min
Mar 5, 2016
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Slate Money on tampon taxes, value-added taxes, and the weird way the US does sales tax.

54 min
Feb 27, 2016
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Slate Money with Guan Yang on Apple and the FBI, Sci-Hub, and Argentina.

57 min
Feb 20, 2016
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Slate Money with Neil Irwin on Neel Kashkari's plan to break up the banks.

51 min
Feb 13, 2016
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Slate Money with Muhamed El-Erian on a the future of our economy, technocrats vs democracy, and the role of central banks.

43 min
Feb 6, 2016
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Slate Money on a cashless future, Viacom's fresh billionaire, and Credit Suisse counting change.

50 min
Jan 30, 2016
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Slate Money on Facebook's new emoji, old-media panic, and sexual harassment on Wall Street.

46 min
Jan 23, 2016
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On this episode of Slate Money, Felix goes to the World Economic Forum in Davos!

43 min
Jan 16, 2016
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This week, the Slate Money team is joined by William Easterly, author and Professor of Economics at New York University, to discuss the realities of the developing world.

44 min
Jan 9, 2016
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The Slate Money team talks Weight Watchers, health-related wearables, and the economics of gyms.

54 min
Jan 2, 2016
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The Slate Money team discusses predatory lending, derivatives trading, and the economics of New Years Eve

60 min
Dec 26, 2015
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On this episode of Slate Money, the team discusses the book "The Index Card," the current state of the Affordable Care Act, and the economics behind neglected diseases.

40 min
Dec 19, 2015
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The Slate Money team discuss the economics of the Star Wars franchise, how the FED hiked interest rates for the first time in almost a decade, and the future of junk bonds.

43 min
Dec 12, 2015
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The Slate Money team discuses the biggest mergers of the year, including Dow Chemical and DuPont.

58 min
Dec 5, 2015
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On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by Planet Money’s Adam Davidson

47 min
Nov 28, 2015
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On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann share the financial odds and ends they’re most thankful for this year, including: • Insurance (Cathy) • Index Fund

54 min
Nov 21, 2015
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On this episode of Slate Money, financial writer Gregory Ip joins Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to discuss: • Greg’s new book Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Dange

48 min
Nov 14, 2015
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On this episode of Slate Money, Nando Vila of Fusion joins Felix Salmon (also of Fusion), Cathy O'Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate's Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann in a battle of wits to discuss: Student loan debt (and whether we should do away with

50 min
Nov 7, 2015
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After this episode of Slate Money you'll finally understand hedge funds, venture capital, and private equity.

47 min
Nov 3, 2015
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Slate Money on payday loans, postal banking, and prepaid debit cards.

0 min
Oct 31, 2015
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Slate Money is coming out on Tuesday this week. Stay tuned!

46 min
Oct 24, 2015
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Slate Money on the Yum Brands split, money for egg donors, and forgiving student loans.

42 min
Oct 17, 2015
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Slate Money on the end of tipping, Theranos' shortcomings, and this week's mega mergers.

36 min
Oct 10, 2015
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Slate Money with special guest Bethany McLean discuss Fannie and Freddie, high rents, and whether our co-host Jordan should buy a home.

43 min
Oct 3, 2015
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Slate Money talks loan discrimination, Jack Dorsey's Twitter and Square, and distressed debt.

44 min
Sep 26, 2015
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Slate Money talks prescription drug price-gouging, the VW scandal, and Kickstarter's amazing new business decision.

40 min
Sep 19, 2015
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Slate Money talks Venmo scams, Tom Hayes' financial conspiracy, and the Fed's hold on interest rates.

37 min
Sep 12, 2015
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Slate Money talks fantasy sports, a potential Department of Justice crackdown, and a new art museum model.

35 min
Sep 5, 2015
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Slate Money talks lending on Facebook, in medicine, and in Atlantic City.

39 min
Aug 29, 2015
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Columbia economist Suresh Naidu joins Slate Money to talk migrants, refugees, and work visas.

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