Slate Money

The Bitcoin Simulation

Slate Money talks Tesla and Bitcoin, fast fashion, and Bumble.


Episode Notes

Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Anna Szymanski talk about Tesla’s $1.5 million Bitcoin investment, the recent growth of fast fashion, and Bumble’s IPO.

Ultra-Fast Fashion Is Eating the World,” by Rachel Monroe for the Atlantic

In the Slate Plus segment: Birkinstocks. (Not to be confused with Birkenstocks.)


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.