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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

The Puerto Rico Edition

4/13/2019
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This week, the Slate Money hosts are joined by Natalie Jaresko. She talks about her time as the Minister of Finance in Ukraine and her current position as the Executive Director of the Financial Oversight and Management Board of Puerto Rico. And in the Slate Plus segment: Creditors and Puerto Rico. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas, @EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:57

Slate Money: Travel: Budget Travel Can Be Cool

4/9/2019
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This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Lale Arikoglu of Condé Nast Traveler and the Women Who Travel podcast, who is adamant that budget travel doesn’t have to be lame. Lale talks about how to take an amazing trip without breaking the bank. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:44

The Evil Empires Edition

4/6/2019
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On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Emily, Felix, and Anna discuss the New York Times Magazine story on the Murdoch family, the Bezos’ divorce settlement and Saudi Aramco. In the Slate Plus segment: Congestion pricing in Manhattan. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli This episode is brought to you by LightStream. Get an additional interest rate discount at lightstream.com/money. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:44:12

Slate Money: Travel: Bringing the Kids

4/2/2019
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Kim Barrington Narisetti of the Urban Crayon Press joins Felix to discuss the somewhat daunting prospect of traveling with kids. Kim explains how to get kids excited about travel, how to adjust your strategy as they age and even how to make chicken feet a more appealing snack. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Moll. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:03

The Bad Pharma Edition

3/30/2019
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On this week’s episode, Emily Peck, Felix Salmon and Anna Szymanski discuss Apple’s list of new services, the Purdue Pharma settlement and Lyft going public. In the Slate Plus segment: Where have all the suits gone? Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. This episode is brought to you by Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:41

Slate Money: Travel: The Death of First Class

3/26/2019
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This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Charles Read of the Economist about why First Class cabins are giving way to Business Class and private jets. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:47

The Spoiled Children Edition

3/23/2019
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On this week’s episode, Felix, Emily and Anna discuss why you might be missing the point when talking about Operation Varsity Blues, argue about the Deutsche Bank/Commerzbank merger and talk about the growing concern around Boeing planes. In the Slate Plus segment: Remembering Alan Krueger. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Transferwise. Check...

Duration:00:44:54

Slate Money: Travel: What’s the Point?

3/19/2019
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This week on Slate Money: Travel, Felix talks to Ron Lieber, the ‘Your Money’ columnist for The New York Times, about whether or not credit card rewards programs are really worth the hassle--not to mention the potentially hefty annual fees. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:55

The Uninhabitable Earth Edition

3/16/2019
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On this week’s episode of Slate Money, David Wallace-Wells joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming” and, frankly, freak everyone out about global warming. In the Slate Plus segment: Aerosols and other geoengineering. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck Podcast production by Jessamine Molli Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:42

Slate Money: Travel: Frequent Flyer

3/12/2019
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This week 'Slate Money: Travel' welcomes it’s most travelled guest to date: Katherine Maher, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation. Katherine talks about what it’s like to travel 200 days out of the year for work, her tips for making economy comfortable and all the reasons she fully nerds out about public transit. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Jessamine Molli Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google...

Duration:00:36:44

The This Should be Free Edition

3/9/2019
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On this week’s episode, Katherine Maher, Executive Director of Wikimedia, joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss the information spectrum: from Wikipedia and academic journals to Zuckerberg’s pivot to privacy. Medium: Elizabeth Warren: Here’s How We Can Break Up Big Tech Nature: Huge US university cancels subscription with Elsevier Facebook: A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking In the Slate Plus segment: the way Wikipedia is used by for-profit companies. Email:...

Duration:00:47:33

Slate Money: Travel: Ghosts

3/5/2019
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Hospitality columnist Colin Nagy joins Felix to talk about creativity, brands, and ghosts as they relate to hotels, on episode three of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Skift: On Experience Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:33

The Occupy French Starbucks Edition

3/2/2019
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On this week’s episode, Rob Cox from Breakingviews joins Emily, Felix, and Anna to discuss Teslas finally being cheaper, Kraft & 3G, Facebook’s Content Moderation Failures, and the political scene in France. [ul] CNN:Tesla debuts long-awaited $35,000 Model 3 The Verge: The Trauma FloorVanity Fair: Men are Scum: Inside Facebook’s War on Hate Speech The Atlantic: Workism Is Making Americans Miserable [/ul] In the Slate Plus segment: is work the new religion? Email:...

Duration:00:49:48

Slate Money: Travel: Airline Miles

2/26/2019
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Airline loyalty program expert Jay Sorensen joins episode two of this new mini series from Slate Money all about travel. Felix and Jay talk all about the history of airline miles and the fascinating relationship between traveler, bank, and airline. Email: slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:43

The Color of Money Edition

2/23/2019
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On this week’s episode, Mehrsa Baradaran joins Anna, Emily, and Felix to discuss black banks and the racial wealth gap. In the Slate Plus segment: Mehrsa’s talks about the Push Coalition Wall Street Project and the conversations she’s had with the Reverend Jesse Jackson about the racial wealth gap. Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @MehrsaBaradaran Podcast production by Max Jacobs. Listen to Slate Money via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify,...

Duration:00:45:03

Slate Money: Travel

2/19/2019
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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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:48

The Lucky Strike Edition

2/16/2019
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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. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Transferwise. Check them out today at transferwise.com/money Bill.com, sign up today at bill.com/money. Learn more...

Duration:00:46:20

The Mrs. Watanabe’s Favorite Podcast Edition

2/9/2019
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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. Email:...

Duration:00:48:30

The “Horse Loose in A Hospital” Edition

2/2/2019
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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. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: ZipRecruiter. Get...

Duration:00:48:33

The Blah Blah Blahs Matter Edition

1/26/2019
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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. [ul]CNBC: The Super Rich at Davos Are Scared of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Proposal to Hike Taxes on the WealthyNTK Network: Davos...

Duration:00:48:44