Slate Money

The Toby for Prime Minister Edition

The Slate Money hosts discuss Facebook’s big fine, Boris Johnson, and the truth about safe deposit boxes.


Episode Notes

This week, Slate Money talks about Facebook’s $5 billion FTC fine, Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and the truth about the safety of safe deposit boxes. Plus a cameo from Toby the Dog!

And in the Slate Plus segment: European Central Bank.

Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.



About the Show

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.

  • Anna Szymanski is a columnist at Reuters Breakingviews. She previously worked in emerging markets investment and is a CFA charterholder.