Slate Money on Amazon’s new phone, Iraq and oil prices, and Argentina’s loss at the Supreme Court.

Slate Money on Argentina vs. Wall Street Hedge Funds

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June 21 2014 11:11 AM

Why Argentina Should Default ... Again

Slate 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.

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On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org, and Slate's Jordan Weissmann discuss Amazon's new smartphone: Will people pay for the privilege of easier shopping? They argue over how climate change and impending civil war in Iraq will (or won't) affect the oil market. And they explain the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision about what Argentina still owes hedge funds, 13 years after default.

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Cathy O'Neil is a former hedge fund quant and blogger at Mathbabe.org.

Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate's senior business and economics correspondent.

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