The Pet Cause Edition
Slate Money on PetSmart’s acquisition of Chewy, Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld’s resignation, and Portland’s decision to divest from all corporations.
The Liquidity EditionSlate Money discusses South Africa’s credit rating downgrade and how markets are responding to recent economic events in unpredictable ways.
The Pour Decisions EditionSlate Money gets tipsy talking to Bianca Bosker, author of Cork Dork, about the economics of wine.
The Scary White People EditionSlate Money discusses the uncertain future of the European Union and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.
The 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The Pink Collar EditionSlate Money discusses the growth of traditionally female caregiver jobs, which men often don’t want, and Trump’s debt ties.
The Doomed Youth EditionSlate Money discusses the reality of China’s school systems and online media’s role in spreading ISIS propaganda.
The Up in the Air EditionSlate Money on United’s Basic Economy fare and Trump’s Air Force One negotiations.
The Bad Romance EditionSlate Money talks AT&T’s planned merger with Time Warner, the CETA trade deal, and how tech companies fare in the public stock markets.
The Hot Mess EditionSlate Money talks to economist Tim Harford about his book Messy, Warren Buffett’s taxes, and contract theory.
The “You Say Beeta, I Say Beta” EditionSlate Money discusses the popularity of smart beta investing and potential racial bias in auto insurance.
The 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.
The 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.
The Relatively Nonevil EditionSlate Money discusses Uber’s continuing public relation woes and Kraft’s attempted takeover of Unilever.
The Creativity EditionSlate Money discusses the economics of the film, book, and music industries with Derek Thompson.
The Jump Ship EditionSlate Money discusses America’s abandonment of the TPP and some headline news from Cathy.
The Ballpoint Pen EditionSlate Money discusses the mysterious history of Bic Cristal pens and Anthony Scaramucci’s White House assignment.
The Craft Beer EditionIn this live episode, Slate Money talks small breweries and the economics of beer.
The Unhealthy Markets EditionSlate Money discusses grading employees on their health and price-fixing generic drugs.
The Monopoly Money EditionSlate Money on India’s demonetization and the practice of paying economists large sums to promote mergers.
The Hothouse EditionSlate Money breaks down the HFC deal, proposed Airbnb regulations, and the Volcker Rule.
The Shadow Courts EditionSlate Money discusses how these tribunals affect international trade deals.