Felix Salmon

Felix Salmon is a senior editor at Fusion.

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.
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Aug. 16 2014 7:36 AMSlate Money: The Payday EditionSlate Money on payday loans, BuzzFeed’s latest valuation, and the value of data scientists.
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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).
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July 26 2014 6:55 AMSlate Money on How Herbalife Dodged an Attempted “Death Blow”
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July 12 2014 1:32 PMThe Cupcake IndicatorSlate Money on endings: quantitative easing, the American Apparel leadership, and big cupcake.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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
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July 19 2014 11:58 AMSlate Money on the Many Merchants of Death
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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.
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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.
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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.
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May 24 2014 8:41 AMBen Bernanke’s Big PaydaySlate Money on the former Fed chairman’s top-dollar speaking tour.
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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.

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The Eye

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Medical Examiner

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  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 22 2014 9:39 AM Adrian Peterson Has a Terrible Contract, and Cutting Him Would Save the Vikings a Lot of Money
  Life
The Eye
Sept. 22 2014 9:12 AM What Is This Singaporean Road Sign Trying to Tell Us?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Science
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 7:47 AM Predicting the Future for the U.S. Government The strange but satisfying work of creating the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
  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.