Slate Money: The Cupcake Indicator

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
July 12 2014 1:32 PM

The Cupcake Indicator

Slate Money on endings: quantitative easing, the American Apparel leadership, and big cupcake.

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Listen to Episode 10 of Slate Money:

On this week’s episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O'Neil of Mathbabe.org and Slate's Jordan Weissmann discuss endings—happy, sad, contested, and everything in between. Topics range from the Fed's decision to end quantitative easing this fall to the corporate troubles of American Apparel and Crumbs Bake Shop. Plus, Felix coins a new phrase you're soon to hear everywhere.

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Cathy O’Neil is the program director of the Lede data journalism program at the Columbia Journalism School.

Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

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