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Felix Hates Polls

Slate Money talks terrible customers, the drama at the IMF, and a new poll on savings lost during Covid-19.

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Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Stacy-Marie Ishmael talk about spoiled customers acting out, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva and the scandal plaguing her job position, and a new poll finding that a third of households making less than $50,000 in the U.S. lost or spent their savings during the pandemic.

In the Plus segment: The Coinbase proposal for an entirely new regulation system for cryptocurrency.

Mentioned In the show:

Almost 20% of U.S. Households Lost Entire Savings During Covid” by Simone Silvan

Unruly customers threaten economic recovery” by Hope King

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva survives China scandal: What you need to know” by Bjarke Smith-Meyer

Policy goals for crypto market regulation” by FTX Research

Operational Framework of the Digital Asset Policy Proposal” by GitHub

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth

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

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