Felix Salmon

Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

Slate Money
Sept. 28 2014 12:06 PMThe “F--k It, I Quit” EpisodeSlate Money with Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal on the fall of the “bond king,” Yahoo's negative stock value, and what happens when you know your co-workers' salaries.
Moneybox
Sept. 12 2014 5:51 PMThe Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just a Little Worse Off
Slate Money
Aug. 30 2014 7:30 AMHouse of Cards: Magic and ProbabilitySlate Money on card tricks, tech valuations, and investing in professional athletes.
Slate Money
Aug. 23 2014 7:15 AMThe Ethics of Buying StocksSlate Money on tech deals minus the bankers, Amazon’s new payment system, and answers to listener questions.
Slate Money
Aug. 9 2014 7:00 AMSlate Money: The Impenetrable Business Jargon EditionListen to Slate’s show on financial gobbledygook, corporate "living wills" vs. "Too Big to Fail" and the battle over the estate of Robert Rauschenberg.
Moneybox
Aug. 1 2014 11:58 AMWhy Argentina’s Default Might Be No Big Deal
Slate Money
July 19 2014 11:58 AMSlate Money on the Many Merchants of Death
Slate Money
July 5 2014 11:00 AMSlate Money: The Monetizing Others EpisodeSlate Money on New York's secretive real estate, big data in health care, and GM’s many recalls.
Slate Money
June 21 2014 11:11 AMWhy Argentina Should Default ... AgainSlate Money on Amazon’s new phone, the effect of the crisis in Iraq on the oil market, and Argentina’s loss at the Supreme Court.
Slate Money
June 7 2014 5:19 PMWall Street’s Toughest JudgeSlate Money on Judge Jed Rakoff, the European Central Bank, and the saga of billionaire Steven A. Cohen.
Slate Money
May 24 2014 8:41 AMBen Bernanke’s Big PaydaySlate Money on the former Fed chairman’s top-dollar speaking tour.
Slate Money
May 10 2014 12:18 PMThe Debut of Slate MoneyListen to the debut of Slate’s new weekly business podcast.
Culture Gabfest
May 9 2012 12:19 PMThe Culture Gabfest, “Wild Rumpus” EditionMaurice Sendak, art market economics, and the phenomenon of hate-watching.
Slate Money
Sept. 15 2014 10:09 AMDoes Scottish Independence Make Economic Sense?Slate Money on Scotland’s referendum, a banking regulation’s impact on infrastructure, and how education affects earnings.
Slate Money
Sept. 6 2014 7:19 AMSlate Money Talks Dollars and SenseListen to Slate’s show on former congressmen working for Wall Street, dollar-store mergers, and premium bonds.
Moneybox
Aug. 24 2014 11:18 PMThe Ice Bucket Challenge Isn’t Going AwayBut giving money to disease-specific charities is still a bad idea.
Slate Money
Aug. 16 2014 7:36 AMSlate Money: The Payday EditionSlate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed’s latest valuation, and the value of data scientists.
Slate Money
Aug. 2 2014 7:10 AMBabies and BurgersSlate Money on the business of surrogacy, a landmark McDonald's labor ruling, and Argentina's debt default (again).
Slate Money
July 26 2014 6:55 AMSlate Money on How Herbalife Dodged an Attempted “Death Blow”
Slate Money
July 12 2014 1:32 PMThe Cupcake IndicatorSlate Money on endings: quantitative easing, the American Apparel leadership, and big cupcake.
Slate Money
June 28 2014 3:14 PMFrom Wall Street Dark Pools to Puerto Rican Swimming PoolsSlate Money on Aereo’s Supreme Court loss, and rich people flocking to Puerto Rico.
Slate Money
June 14 2014 7:00 AMSpinoffs, Write-downs, and Techie TaxisSlate Money on Uber vs. Europe, Time Warner’s magazine spinoff, and Larry Summers’ favorite book.
Slate Money
May 31 2014 4:03 PMMoney and the Media  Slate Money on Apple’s purchase of Beats, Amazon’s fight with Hachette, and Thomas Piketty’s defense of his data.
Slate Money
May 17 2014 11:38 AMThe Unbearable Modesty of Tim GeithnerSlate Money on the new book Stress Test, Christine Lagarde’s disinvitation, and more.
Books
April 7 2014 8:36 AMThe Lewis EffectMichael Lewis’ new best-seller focuses the public’s attention on high-frequency trading. What will change as a result?
Climate Desk
April 19 2010 11:35 AMRisk MismanagementCorporations love to talk about going green, but not many are planning for a changing climate.

TODAY IN SLATE

Foreigners

The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

You Might Not Be Crazy if You Think You Can Hear the Earth Humming

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Activists Are Trying to Save an Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?