Slate Money

The Taylor Swift Is a Volatile Asset Edition

Janine Gibson joins to talk about Hong Kong, Taylor Swift, and TikTok.


Episode Notes

Felix and special guest Janine Gibson of the Financial Times call Emily and Anna from Oxfordshire, England, to discuss the situation in Hong Kong, TikTok, and stanning Taylor Swift and her fight for artist ownership.

In the Slate Plus segment: the Hummus Wars.

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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.