Christopher Swann

Chris Swann is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist, based in New York. He writes about hedge funds, commodities and asset management. He joined from Bloomberg News, where he covered global poverty issues and the International Monetary Fund.

Breakingviews
Feb. 19 2013 3:06 PMPaper Cuts
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Feb. 1 2013 3:57 PM2012 May Be As Good As It Gets for Exxon
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Jan. 7 2013 5:31 PMOil Barons and Tech Hipsters Share A Dark Side
Breakingviews
Dec. 27 2012 1:07 PMU.S. Doesn't Need Washington for Economic Stimulus
Breakingviews
Nov. 26 2012 12:22 PMJ.R. Ewing: An Obituary
Breakingviews
Oct. 5 2012 3:07 PMOne-Sided Investment Only Hurts China
Breakingviews
Aug. 15 2012 5:51 PMFree the Farmers! Isn't It Time We Rethought Farm Subsidies?
Breakingviews
July 2 2012 5:06 PMIndispensability of Chesapeake CEO Is Exaggerated
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June 8 2012 4:47 PMChesapeake Gets Pistol-Whipping From Shareholders
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May 24 2012 5:41 PMGoldman's Renewable Energy Dash Is More Than A Greenwash
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April 27 2012 3:55 PMChesapeake Tangle Goes Far Beyond CEO
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April 13 2012 5:03 PMGreen Energy May Yet Survive Poison of Cheap Gas
Breakingviews
March 28 2012 5:03 PMDodger Blue Outshines Gold After A $2 Billion Deal
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March 5 2012 12:01 PMU.S. Natural Gas Looks Irresistibly Cheap
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Feb. 5 2013 3:11 PMApple and Exxon May Not Be So Different After All
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Jan. 29 2013 3:09 PMHess Could Be More
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Dec. 28 2012 11:01 AMCoal's Ascendancy May Leave Ailing U.S. Miners in Pit
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Dec. 3 2012 4:45 PMAn Oil Baron's Pay Rises, Even as His Stock Falls
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Oct. 18 2012 3:08 PMWhy Doesn't the United States Export More Oil?
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Aug. 28 2012 4:24 PMRomney's Crude Promises
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July 6 2012 2:57 PMDuke CEO Sucker Punch a Value Lesson for Investors
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June 14 2012 5:15 PMOPEC starting to look like a cartel of one.
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May 30 2012 5:28 PMExxon's Fracking Gag Makes Chesapeake Look Good
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May 23 2012 5:11 PMDid Chesapeake Miss Enron Lessons?
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April 26 2012 5:28 PMIran Offers Egypt Limited Lesson in Subsidy Reform
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April 11 2012 12:30 PMLong Life May Cost the World's Governments Dear
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March 16 2012 3:10 PMDollars Everywhere--So Where's the Inflation?
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Feb. 28 2012 11:34 AMGlobalization Stops Short at the Corporate Suite

TODAY IN SLATE

Doublex

Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?

Culturebox

Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.

Television

The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.