431 episodes

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

Slate Money Slate Magazine

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 1 Rating

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

    Expendable Men

    Expendable Men

    This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the billionaire space race we saw this week, Johnson & Johnson’s “Texas two-step” plan, and two big workplace issues -- expenses and meetings. 

    In the Plus segment: Private markets. 

    Mentioned in the show:
    “Are You a Bezos?” by Jacob Bernstein for the New York Times
    “Emergency Skin” by N. K. Jemisin
    ‘Just Expense It’ is Corporate Speak for ‘Our Policies Assume You’re Rich’ by Stacy-Marie Ishmael for Fortune. 
    “Nasdaq Gets Serious About Private-Company Share Trading” by Felix Salmon for Axios. 

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com
    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 45 min
    Slate Money: Movies: Parasite

    Slate Money: Movies: Parasite

    Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. 

    Dodai Stewart of The New York Times joins Emily and Felix to discuss the stunning winner of the 2020 Best Picture Oscar, Parasite. They discuss class solidarity (or lack thereof), how the film’s themes translate to America, and why only the rich can afford luxuries like planning, trust and using all their senses.

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com

    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

    Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 57 min
    Normalize Venison

    Normalize Venison

    This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss the inflation spike, Felix’s favorite solution to the deadly deer problem, and Netflix getting into video games. 

    In the Plus segment: French pastry. 

    Mentioned in the show:
    “How Do You Measure Inflation?” on The Indicator by Planet Money
    “How to Solve America’s Wild Deer Problem? Eat Them” by Frank Hyman for the Wall Street Journal
    “The Market Solution to the Deer Problem” by Felix Salmon for Axios 

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com
    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

    Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 46 min
    Slate Money: Movies: The Fountainhead

    Slate Money: Movies: The Fountainhead

    Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. 

    Michael Bierut, graphic designer and self-described “recovering Ayn Rand fan”, joins Felix and Emily to discuss the 1949 film adaptation of The Fountainhead. They cover the film’s remarkable architecture, the clunky, long-winded dialogue, and its surprising watchability--despite Ayn Rand’s insistence on controlling everything. 

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com

    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

    Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 52 min
    Compliance Is a Journey

    Compliance Is a Journey

    This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Stacy-Marie Ishmael discuss Biden’s wide reaching new executive order, regulatory arbitrage in fintech, and China’s crackdown on Didi.  

    In the Plus segment: The four-day work week. 

    Mentioned in the show:
    “Owning Chinese Companies Is Complicated,” by Matt Levine for Bloomberg. 

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com
    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

    Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck, @s_m_i 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 57 min
    Slate Money: Movies: The Hudsucker Proxy

    Slate Money: Movies: The Hudsucker Proxy

    Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies. 

    Katherine Bell, Editor in Chief of Quartz, joins to talk about The Hudsucker Proxy. They discuss the heightened depiction of corporate culture, circles, and yet another female reporter character who sleeps with her source. 

    Email: slatemoney@slate.com

    Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.

    Twitter: @felixsalmon, @EmilyRPeck 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

Top Podcasts In Business

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Slate Magazine