Slate Money

Jack vs. Jack

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


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, 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.