Michelle Leder

Michelle Leder writes a daily blog at www.footnoted.org that looks at SEC filings and is the author of Financial Fine Print: Uncovering a Company's True Value.

Jan. 15 2007 11:25 AMFree Beer!… And other perks CEOs get when they lose their jobs.
Aug. 24 2006 11:55 AMThe CEO Real Estate ScamThe newest infuriating perk for corporate executives.
Aug. 10 2005 6:37 AMThe Denim BubbleIs the $300-jeans market about to crash?
Jan. 24 2005 7:50 AMOutfoxing SOXSarbanes-Oxley banned sweetheart loans to greedy executives. So, corporations are giving them free money instead.
May 10 2004 5:37 PMHow the Other Half BanksThe depressing, amazing "payday loan" business.
Nov. 3 2006 1:07 PMWhat Makes a Stock "Republican"?A fascinating new report reveals the different ways Democratic and Republican politicians invest.
April 13 2006 12:33 PMThe $104 Billion RefundThe most absurd corporate tax giveaway of 2005.
March 24 2005 7:49 AMThe Greatest Job in BusinessVice chairman.
Sept. 16 2004 6:24 AMBush Wins the Cabela's ElectionWhy a hunting store is the president's favorite campaign stop.
March 19 2004 10:12 AMThe 10K RunThe sweetheart deals hiding in corporate annual reports.


The Slatest

Ben Bradlee Dead at 93

The legendary Washington Post editor presided over the paper’s Watergate coverage.

This Scene From All The President’s Men Captures Ben Bradlee’s Genius

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PM Justified Paranoia Citizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.