Slate Money

The Big Mistake of the 2010s Edition

The Slate Money hosts discuss oil prices, the policy mistakes of the past decade, and David Stern.


Episode Notes

The Slate Money hosts discuss the news from Iran and its effect on oil prices, the biggest mistakes of the past decade of government policies, and the legacy of NBA Commissioner David Stern.

Plus: Carlos Ghosn.

The 2010s Were an Economic Tragedy” by Jordan Weissmann
The Most Disruptive Trend of the Decade” by Joshua M. Brown


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.