Slate Money

The Robopocalypse Edition

The Slate Money hosts talk work automation, TurboTax, and the Vanity Fair piece on Trump and Wall Street.


Episode Notes

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the threat of robots taking our jobs, TurboTax, and the Vanity Fair piece on Wall Street supposedly making money on the chaos of Trump.

And in the Slate Plus segment: D.E. Shaw.


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.