The way Uber fares are calculated is a mess

Uber charges nothing for its Berlin drivers’ time. Why is that?

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Advice for budding journalists, from Felix Salmon

A few months ago, British financial journalist, Felix Salmon served up some career advice to aspiring journalists and the long and short of it was: don’t bother.

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The Make Something New Edition

James Ledbetter of the Inc. Uncensored podcast joins Slate Money to talk about in vitro fertilization, Verizon’s purchase of AOL, and this week’s art auctions.

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I told you to sell your stocks, and then stocks went up. Was I wrong?

I took great pains to make it as clear as I could that I had no idea whether stocks were going up or down, but that they were more likely to go up than down.

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The Shaking Things Up Edition

Slate Money asks: How bad are U.S. airports, what just happened in the U.K. election, and what exactly are Elizabeth Warren and David Vitter trying to do to the Fed?

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One chart you need to check before choosing a college

Fusion’s Lifetime Earnings Calculator is an invaluable tool for anyone trying to get a grip on the costs and benefits of different kinds of college and different kinds of degree.

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Plutocrats Gone Wild

At high-minded conferences like the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the parties seem to be usurping the panels. But is that a bad thing?

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Why Facebook should buy Twitter

Twitter would start being personal again.

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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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