Slate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed, and data scientists.
Slate Money on Payday Loans, BuzzFeed, and Data Scientists
Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
Aug. 16 2014 7:36 AM

Slate Money: The Payday Edition

Slate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed’s latest valuation, and the value of data scientists.


Listen to Episode No. 14 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 when payday loans become usurious, why BuzzFeed’s latest valuation is so high, and the big paychecks of data scientists.


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Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

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

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

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