Slate Money

The Super Pumped Edition

Mike Isaac joins the Slate Money hosts to discuss his new book, Super Pumped.


Episode Notes

This week, Mike Isaac of the New York Times joins the hosts to talk about his new book, Super Pumped, which tells the dramatic story of Uber’s beginnings. He and the hosts also get into the whole WeWork IPO debacle and the strike at GM.

Plus: The Repo market.

On Slate Plus: Walmart vs. guns.


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 Stacy-Marie Ishmael.

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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.

  • Mike Isaac is the author of Super Pumped.

  • 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.