Felix Salmon

Bureaucratic fantasy of the day

December 30, 2009

Emanuel Derman wins the day with this:

I had a fantasy in which the Fed and the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) switched roles.

Dow 10,000 in rhyme

October 16, 2009

Bill Radke is some kind of genius. Whose bright idea was it that news should be delivered in prose, anyway? This poetry thing is seriously disruptive technology.

How securitization works

October 15, 2009

It seems so obvious: of course John Bird and John Fortune should simply appear directly on FT.com. Go watch their latest George Parr interview, it’s fantastic:

Everything is OK

October 2, 2009

Via Paul comes this montage of highlights from the people who brought you the Everything is OK series. What makes it especially fabulous for me is the fact that a  large chunk of it takes place right outside Reuters HQ in Canary Wharf. Obviously, you shouldn’t watch it. Do your job instead. Or go shopping. One or the other.