Slate Money on business journalism, Herbalife, and corporate inversions.

Slate Money on How Herbalife Dodged an Attempted “Death Blow”

Slate Money on How Herbalife Dodged an Attempted “Death Blow”

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
July 26 2014 6:55 AM

The “Of Course” Edition

Slate Money on the state of business journalism, a hedge-fund billionaire’s battle against Herbalife, and the corporate income tax.


Listen to Episode 12 of Slate Money:

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of Columbia University and, and Slate’s Jordan Weissmann discuss whether business journalists are critical enough of the companies they cover, the “death blow” a hedge fund tried to deliver this week to Herbalife, and how to stop companies from moving abroad to avoid paying taxes.


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

Felix Salmon is a journalist.

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