The Celebrations Edition

Rob Cox of Reuters Breakingviews joins Slate Money to discuss the economics of music festivals, GE, and Jordan’s wedding day.

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If Black America were a country

The Economist has put together an astonishing infographic.

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Disequilibrium in Global Debt

Another panel I moderated at the Milken Global Conference 2015

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Digitizing Wall Street: How Technology Is Changing the Future of Finance

A panel I moderated at the Milken Global Conference 2015

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America is getting richer, but you aren’t: The only chart that matters

Capital is winning out over labor.

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The Trying to Be Clever Edition

Author and “Sketch Guy” columnist Carl Richards joins Slate Money to talk about financial planning, billionaire whimsy, and the flash crash.

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Brocoin: Why Bitcoin’s male domination will be its downfall

The lack of women in Bitcoin isn’t just an issue of equality. It’s a fundamental weakness of the currency itself.

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Is there any such thing as a career in digital journalism?

My working hypothesis is that the answer is no.

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Felix’s mailbag: Can shareholders persuade oil companies to burn less carbon?

My reply to Malcolm Atkinson

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The end of journalism as a career?

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The Warren Buffett Edition

Slate Money on the man, the fortune, and the future of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Cooper Union: Will Jamshed Bharucha go quietly?

If Bharucha cares at all about Cooper Union, it’s pretty obvious that at this point he should resign.

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Why divesting from fossil-fuel companies is a matter of basic ethics

If the purpose of your existence is to make the world a better place, why would you invest billions of dollars in the companies which make the greatest contribution to global climate change?

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The most depressing presidential campaign of your lifetime began today

Maybe it’s time to just turn off your TV and move to New Zealand for the next 19 months.

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The Lemons Edition

Slate Money on why college is so expensive, the economics of the California drought, and letters from listeners.

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Argentina’s fight with America’s courts: Sympathy with the vultures

Before I interviewed Argentine ambassador Cecilia Nahón, I dropped in on Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence at American University’s School of International Service, and a vocal opponent of Argentina’s tactics in this case.

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Fusion’s interview with Argentine ambassador Cecilia Nahón: The full transcript

The full transcript of the interview which took place at the Argentine embassy in Washington on March 26.

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Argentina’s fight with America’s courts: The view from inside the embassy

In a rare interview, Argentina’s ambassador to the US says that her country is not in default, rails against Argentina’s “predatory” creditors, and says that a US court order is itself illegal.

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Why being a newswire media CEO is an impossible job

In any organization, power tends to reside in close proximity to where the profits are.

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The Revolting Edition

Slate Money on subprime auto loans, CEOs vs. states, and the biggest fund to divest from fossil fuels.

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Welcome to America, Trevor Noah

You might experience a certain amount of discomfort at the start.

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Should you sign up for a financial robo-advisor?

The main advice I have for most young people looking at these products is simple: why are are you looking at these products?

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The Podcast Podcast

Slate Money on the business of podcasting, with special guests Alex Blumberg and Will Mayo.

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I made a bet that there’s an even worse investment than Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be an idiotic investment, but it’s not as bad as penny stocks.

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How Facebook could kill the news brand

If Facebook continues to grow as a trusted news source in its own right, then the result could be an existential crisis for news organizations with old-fashioned things like editors and fact-checkers and clear ethical guidelines.

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