Category Archives: Announcements

Moving to Reuters

As you might have heard, I’m moving my blog from Portfolio to Reuters. The new blog will be here, and the Reuters RSS feed will be here. But if you read my by subscribing to the felixsalmon.com “all posts” feed, … Continue reading

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Morning IM

Over at Clusterstock, I’m discussing the stories of the morning with Joe Wiesenthal and John Carney. So far the main topics of discussion are AIG (yes, it wants another bailout) and the idea that Treasury might start issuing 100-year bonds. … Continue reading

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Tanta, RIP

The blogosphere has lost one of its greats. As Tanta’s prolific partner, Bill McBride, explains, it was cancer which brought Doris Dungey into blogging, and it is cancer which has taken her from us all, at the cruelly young age … Continue reading

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Another Econoblog Ranking

This is linkbait of the highest order: yet another ranking of econoblogs. But to celebrate my 3,000th blog entry (it’s actually up to 3,011 now) I’ll pat myself on the back by linking to it anyway. I’m astonished to find … Continue reading

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Status Update

I’m going to be travelling by train, plane, and foot for most of the coming week, which means that posting will be sporadic and confined to times when I have an internet connection. Still, nothing major ever happens in August, … Continue reading

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Signing Off

Just in time to avoid the aftermath of the dreadful Merrill results, I’m off on holiday. (Although it’s worth noting that the shares "sinking" 9% in after-hours trade only brings them back to where they closed yesterday.) There won’t be … Continue reading

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Status Update

I’ve gone and caught some kind of nasty stomach bug, but fingers crossed it’s getting slowly better now. Blogging will be infrequent today, and then nonexistent from Friday, when I take a break in the south of France; back in … Continue reading

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RSS update

Lots of problems with the felixsalmon.com RSS feeds right now. To be sure of getting all of my Market Movers posts, Portfolio’s RSS feed for them is http://feeds.portfolio.com/portfolio/marketmovers?format=xml. It doesn’t include any felixsalmon.com content, but given the frequency of posting … Continue reading

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Taking a Break

At the end of the most hectic week in Market Movers’ year-long history, I’m off on holiday for the rest of the month. Posting will be sporadic at best for the remainder of March, and likely nonexistent until Wednesday. Unless … Continue reading

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A Market Movers Milestone

As I approach the end of my first year at Portfolio.com, I’ve now officially posted my 2,000th blog entry here. (In fact, they weren’t all mine: many thanks to Yves Smith for pinch-hitting for a few weeks last summer.) In … Continue reading

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Blogger Sans Email

Blogger disaster! I spent all Friday without any email, and it’s looking increasingly as though it’s not going to get fixed until Thursday at the earliest. This is going to be interesting – especially as I’m meant to be going … Continue reading

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Felix Returns

I’m back! Didja miss me?
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A Wee Introduction

Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism submits: As you may know, Felix Salmon has been so kind as to give me the keys to the castle while he is away on holiday for the next few weeks. It’s particularly sporting of … Continue reading

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Yves Smith, Market Mover

Introducing a guest blogger.
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Aw, Shucks

Market Movers has only been live for just over five weeks, and already we’ve
been nominated as "Best Economics Weblog" at the The
Third Annual Satin Pajama Awards
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The new felixsalmon.com

Some big news: felixsalmon.com has, overnight, become a finance and economics blog. If you haven’t been here before, welcome – and if you’re a regular reader, I promise I Stefan will set up a page very soon which excludes the … Continue reading

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FreshDirect on the LES: WTF?

Lockhart Steele is not much of a crusader, it would seem: he will fight for FreshDirect delivery on the Lower East Side only until they start delivering to him. Then, he’ll just give up: his latest post completely fails to … Continue reading

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felixsalmon.com redesigned

Welcome to the new-look felixsalmon.com! The incomparable Stefan Geens has installed the excellent Movable Type onto my server, and what you see now is the result. It’s going to take me a little while to move all my old postings … Continue reading

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Mail.com redux

So I got something approaching a proper reply from mail.com. (If you don’t know what I’m talking about, I wrote about it in January, but suffice to say that they promised me a free-for-life email forwarding service, and then told … Continue reading

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Don’t go anywhere near iname or mail.com

Many years ago, at the dawn of the internet era, a company called iname had the rather good idea of registering a whole bunch of domain names (you didn’t need to pay for them back then, it was first come … Continue reading

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After

“There are no words.” It was only happening a couple of dozen blocks away, but I’d come down from the roof, and was watching the World Trade Center attacks on the television, just like the rest of the planet. The … Continue reading

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