Slate Money

…And My Lollipop

Slate Money talks ZIRP, Citi Bank’s sale of Banamex, and Wordle

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Episode Notes

This week, Felix Salmon, Emily Peck and Ranjan Roy of Margins talk about the death of ZIRP (a zero-interest rate policy) and what that means for the future; Felix’s glee about the sale of Citi Bank’s Mexican unit, Banamex; and the puzzle game sweeping the Internet.

In the Plus segment: Ken Griffin’s Citadel Securities gets big investment from crypto.

Mentioned In the Episode:

Axios Markets Newsletter

America’s labor shortage is bigger than the pandemic” by Emily Peck

Buy ‘Floki’: A cryptocurrency inspired by Elon Musk’s dog is making an ad push in London” by Carla Mozee

Email: slatemoney@slate.com

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth

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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 Stacy-Marie Ishmael.

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Hosts

  • 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.