The Trying to Be Clever Edition
Author and “Sketch Guy” columnist Carl Richards joins Slate Money to talk about financial planning, billionaire whimsy, and the flash crash.
The Warren Buffett EditionSlate Money on the man, the fortune, and the future of Berkshire Hathaway.
The Revolting EditionSlate Money on subprime auto loans, CEOs vs. states, and the biggest fund to divest from fossil fuels.
The Literary EditionJournalist Alissa Quart shares her first book of poetry, then chats with Slate Money about Wall Street bonuses and the late David Foster Wallace’s tax advice.
The Money for Nothing EditionSlate Money on whether Wu-Tang Clan’s album can sell like fine art, a stock plunge for Lumber Liquidators, and the reasons why we have patent trolls.
The Don’t Be Evil EditionSlate Money on the secretly evil world of government debt collectors, not-so-evil employee pay raises at Walmart, and oversize valuations for an uber-evil car sharing service
The Davos EditionSlate Money on what actually happens when you go to Davos, when the European Central Bank tries quantitative easing, and when the U.S. capital gains tax goes up.
The “Shrinkage” EditionSlate Money on shrinking birthrates in Japan, shrinking prices in the eurozone, and the shrinking cost of television access.
The Matt Levine Is Amazing EditionMatt Levine of Bloomberg View joins the Slate Money crew and special guest Shane Ferro of Business Insider to discuss insider trading, bank earnings, and Argentina.
The Let’s Kill All the Lawyers EditionSlate Money on Preet Bharara’s overturned insider-trading convictions, a lawyer’s battle with a Chinese restaurant, and the decline in divorce proceedings.
The “Matching Gift” Edition Slate Money on philanthropharmacology, Uber, and Abenomics. Plus: Host Felix Salmon reveals how much he has ponied up to make good on a promise to listeners
The “Smoking Up Behind the Bleachers” EditionSlate Money on the rise of Big Weed, private funding for public schools, and Taylor Swift’s breakup with Spotify.
Trust No OneSlate 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 “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 Lemons EditionSlate Money on why college is so expensive, the economics of the California drought, and letters from listeners.
The Podcast PodcastSlate Money on the business of podcasting, with special guests Alex Blumberg and Will Mayo.
The Automatic for the People EditionSlate Money on odious debt as an international power play, Charles Schwab’s plan to create a robo-adviser, and the Apple smartwatch.
The Shiny New Things EditionSlate Money on the new Panoply podcast network, Google’s new headquarters, and students taking a stand against college debt.
The Exotic Fantasies EditionSlate Money on Greece’s showdown with its European lenders, Expedia’s takeover of the online travel industry, plus Fifty Shades of Grey and the sexiness of billionaires.
The Sports EditionSlate Money on paying college athletes, the real cost of sports stadiums, and the outsized salary of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The Econ 101 EditionInspired by an email from a teacher, the Slate Money crew discusses 10 things that every high school economics student should know.
The Quadraphonic Edition Slate Money on the currency crisis in Russia, a reversal of the swaps “push-out” rule, the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, and U.S.-Cuba relations.
The Philanthropy EditionSlate Money welcomes ProPublica’s Jesse Eisinger and Stanford's Rob Reich to a special episode about Lincoln Center, family foundations, and the Red Cross scandal.
End of an EraSlate Money on Apple CEO Tim Cook and the “glass closet,” the American oil boom, and the Federal Reserve ending a historic stimulus.
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.