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Slate Money on noncompete clauses, bad statistics in financial economics, and what the Federal Reserve knew in advance about J.P. Morgan’s “London Whale.”
The “Read These Books” EditionSlate Money on new and old money-themed reads with special guests John Lanchester and Jake Halpern.
The “Second Guessing Lehman” EpisodeSlate Money on whether we should have let Lehman Brothers fail and the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
The Froth Is Nonlinear: The Chinese Economy and Share RepurchasingSlate Money on the gender pay gap, whether China is the new Japan, and the reason so many companies are buying back their own stock.
Slate Money Talks Dollars and SenseListen to Slate’s show on former congressmen working for Wall Street, dollar-store mergers, and premium bonds.
The Ethics of Buying StocksSlate Money on tech deals minus the bankers, Amazon’s new payment system, and answers to listener questions.
Slate Money: The Impenetrable Business Jargon EditionListen to Slate’s show on financial gobbledygook, corporate "living wills" vs. "Too Big to Fail" and the battle over the estate of Robert Rauschenberg.
The Cupcake IndicatorSlate Money on endings: quantitative easing, the American Apparel leadership, and big cupcake.
From Wall Street Dark Pools to Puerto Rican Swimming PoolsSlate Money on Aereo’s Supreme Court loss, and rich people flocking to Puerto Rico.
Spinoffs, Write-downs, and Techie TaxisSlate Money on Uber vs. Europe, Time Warner’s magazine spinoff, and Larry Summers’ favorite book.
Money and the Media Slate Money on Apple’s purchase of Beats, Amazon’s fight with Hachette, and Thomas Piketty’s defense of his data.
The “Bad Advice” EpisodeSlate Money—with special guest Anil Dash—on tech company breakups, the AIG trial, and where to invest your non-retirement money.
The “F--k It, I Quit” EpisodeSlate Money with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal on the fall of the “bond king,” Yahoo's negative stock value, and what happens when you know your co-workers' salaries.
Does Scottish Independence Make Economic Sense?Slate Money on Scotland’s referendum, a banking regulation’s impact on infrastructure, and how education affects earnings.
House of Cards: Magic and ProbabilitySlate Money on card tricks, tech valuations, and investing in professional athletes.
Slate Money: The Payday EditionSlate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed’s latest valuation, and the value of data scientists.
Babies and BurgersSlate Money on the business of surrogacy, a landmark McDonald's labor ruling, and Argentina's debt default (again).
Slate Money: The Monetizing Others EpisodeSlate Money on New York's secretive real estate, big data in health care, and GM’s many recalls.
Why Argentina Should Default ... AgainSlate Money on Amazon’s new phone, the effect of the crisis in Iraq on the oil market, and Argentina’s loss at the Supreme Court.
Wall Street’s Toughest JudgeSlate Money on Judge Jed Rakoff, the European Central Bank, and the saga of billionaire Steven A. Cohen.