Slate Money

Why Are Republicans Being So Mean?

The Slate Money hosts talk oil prices, PPP, and stimulus checks.


Episode Notes

This week Felix, Anna, and Emily discuss the price of oil, the Paycheck Protection Program round two, and the results of their informal poll on stimulus checks.

In the Slate Plus segment: The United States Oil Fund.


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.