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The Scams Edition

Slate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams.

June 10 2017 2:01 AMThe Mayday Mayday EditionSlate Money on the U.K. election, the Spanish banking crisis, and Qatar.
May 27 2017 2:01 AMThe Bureaucrats Gone Wild EditionSlate Money on corruption in Brazil, Saudi Arabia’s oil prices, and Paul Romer’s war on Bankspeak.
May 13 2017 2:00 AMThe Disappearing EditionSlate Money on the mortgage interest deduction, the volatility index, and Snap’s first earnings report after going public.
April 29 2017 2:02 AMThe Pointless Vanity EditionSlate Money on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s substantial payout, Sheryl Sandberg’s new book on grief, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s massive data project.
April 15 2017 2:01 AMThe Liquidity EditionSlate Money discusses South Africa’s credit rating downgrade and how markets are responding to recent economic events in unpredictable ways.
April 1 2017 2:04 AMThe Pour Decisions EditionSlate Money gets tipsy talking to Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork, about the economics of wine.
March 18 2017 2:04 AMThe Scary White People EditionSlate Money discusses the uncertain future of the European Union and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.
March 4 2017 2:02 AMThe Hedge Funds Behaving Badly EditionSlate Money discusses eccentric hedge-funders with Sheelah Kolhatkar, plus Herbalife and the insider trading allegations at the heart of her book Black Edge.
Feb. 18 2017 2:01 AMThe Vanishing EditionSlate Money discusses Snap Inc.’s upcoming IPO and Airbnb’s future challenges.
Feb. 6 2017 11:48 AMThe Cathy’s Dream EditionCathy O’Neil hand-picks all of Slate Money’s topics, including how psychometrics helped shape the recent U.S. election and the safety of statistics in the Trump era.
Jan. 21 2017 2:01 AMThe Xi Loves Me EditionFrom the World Economic Forum in Davos, Slate Money reports on China’s support for globalization and the United Kingdom’s role in a changing Europe.
Jan. 7 2017 2:00 AMThe Pink Collar EditionSlate Money discusses the growth of traditionally female caregiver jobs, which men often don’t want, and Trump’s debt ties.
Dec. 24 2016 2:03 AMThe Doomed Youth EditionSlate Money discusses the reality of China’s school systems and online media’s role in spreading ISIS propaganda.
Dec. 10 2016 2:03 AMThe Up in the Air EditionSlate Money on United’s Basic Economy fare and Trump’s Air Force One negotiations.
Nov. 28 2016 9:22 AMThe Optimism EditionSlate Money discusses the economics of philanthropy.
June 3 2017 2:00 AMThe Dinosaur EditionSlate Money on the Paris Agreement, credit scores, and Venezuelan bonds.
May 20 2017 2:00 AMThe Spinning Wheels EditionSlate Money on the auto industry, artificial intelligence, and Apple’s new headquarters.
May 6 2017 2:00 AMThe Talking TED Talks EditionSlate Money on Cathy O’Neil’s TED talk, what goes on at TED Talks conferences, and the industry of highly paid speeches.
April 22 2017 2:00 AMThe Pet Cause EditionSlate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to divest from all corporations.
April 8 2017 2:00 AMThe “You Say Beeta, I Say Beta” EditionSlate Money discusses the popularity of smart beta investing and potential racial bias in auto insurance.
March 25 2017 2:05 AMThe Thinx Twice EditionSlate Money discusses Thinx founder Miki Agrawal’s sexual harassment allegations and how venture capitalist J.D. Vance is looking to invest in startups—in Ohio.
March 11 2017 2:02 AMThe Soft Power EditionSlate Money discusses State Street’s plan to place more women in executive roles, Swift’s banning of North Korean banks, and the eccentric billionaire owner of SoftBank.
Feb. 25 2017 2:01 AMThe Relatively Nonevil EditionSlate Money discusses Uber’s continuing public relation woes and Kraft’s attempted takeover of Unilever.
Feb. 11 2017 2:02 AMThe Creativity EditionSlate Money discusses the economics of the film, book, and music industries with Derek Thompson.
Jan. 28 2017 2:01 AMThe Jump Ship EditionSlate Money discusses America’s abandonment of the TPP and some headline news from Cathy.
Jan. 14 2017 8:09 AMThe Ballpoint Pen EditionSlate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s White House assignment.
Dec. 31 2016 2:00 AMThe Craft Beer EditionIn this live episode, Slate Money talks small breweries and the economics of beer.
Dec. 17 2016 2:00 AMThe Unhealthy Markets EditionSlate Money discusses grading employees on their health and price-fixing generic drugs.
Dec. 3 2016 2:01 AMThe Munchkin EditionSlate Money discusses Trump’s economic team.
Nov. 19 2016 2:00 AMThe Monopoly Money EditionSlate Money on India’s demonetization and the practice of paying economists large sums to promote mergers.

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