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Jack vs. Jack

The Slate Money hosts talk about the Fed’s emergency rate cut, Jack Dorsey vs. Jack Welch, and Lebanon.

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Episode Notes

This week Felix, Emily, and Anna discuss the Fed’s emergency, coronavirus-driven rate cut; the life of Jack Welch and the troubles of Jack Dorsey; and Lebanon’s Ponzi scheme.

’Knowing the Right People’: The Embattled Concierge With Elite Connections,” by Tabby Kinder and Daniel Thomas, in the Financial Times

In the Slate Plus segment: “Paul Singer, Doomsday Investor,” by  Sheelah Kolhatkar in the New Yorker.



About the Show

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

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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.