Can Britain’s Banks Thrive Under Regulation?Parliament is cracking down after the Libor scandal. It’s betting that the banks will do just fine.
A Shot of MoneyShould regulators require banks to hold more capital to insure against another crisis?
Bigger, Safer, More RegulatedWhat the U.S. financial industry could learn from Chinese banks—and Chinese banking regulators.
Protectionism Is on the RiseThe financial markets and commercial banking are both undergoing deglobalization. That’s bad.
What's French for "Totally Screwed"?If France's economy is in trouble, then all of Europe is at risk.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.