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The World Is Falling Apart

Ben Hubbard joins Slate Money to talk coronavirus, oil, and working from home.


Episode Notes

This week Ben Hubbard, author of MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman, joins Felix, Emily, and Anna to discuss the global economic effects of the coronavirus, the oil situation in the Middle East, and the pros and cons of working from home.

In the Slate Plus segment: More on MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman.



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.