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NY Times: The Wild West of Finance

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A column about banking regulation and the surprising stability of some of the sketchier corners of finance.

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December 8th, 2011 at 9:42 pm

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NY Times: Europe’s Financial Crisis, in Plain English

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This clear explanation of what’s going on in Europe was almost entirely written by Caitlin Kenney, Jacob Goldstein, and Dan Kedmey, my colleagues (and friends) at Planet Money who were very kindly helping me while I was distracted by other things.

Make sure to check out the awesome map.

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November 30th, 2011 at 4:54 pm

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NY Times: Could Every Day Be Black Friday?

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A mild celebration of mild inflation in my latest NY Times column.

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November 30th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

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NY Times Magazine: Could Every Day Be Black Friday?

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Could every day be like Black Friday?  Sure. Just add a little inflation.

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November 16th, 2011 at 8:56 am

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NY Times Magazine: It’s Not Just About The Millionaires

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My Second column looks at the sad, grim truth about taxes.

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November 9th, 2011 at 6:22 am

NY Times Magazine: Can Anyone Really Create Jobs?

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My first NY Times Magazine column on what politicians say and what they can actually do about the jobs crisis.

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November 4th, 2011 at 3:57 am

NY Times Magazine: A Would-Be Jihadi in Jordan

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Fadi is a 23-year-old unemployed computer programmer who lives in his parents’ apartment in a nice, middle-class neighborhood in Amman, Jordan. Down one street is the big Amman McDonald’s , down another is Fadi’s mosque, where he prays several times a day. Stocky, with a big, messy beard, Fadi speaks softly, hunched over, looking at the ground. When he makes an important point, he asks you to repeat it, and when you show you understand, he lifts his head, leans back with a great smile and says, ” Sah ,” ”correct.” One day, he explained to me in careful detail why he wants to be a shaheed , a suicide bomber against the United States, quoting at length from the Koran. But when he’s not talking about blowing himself up and killing American troops, Fadi talks about his other great dream. ”I want to be a programmer at Microsoft ,” he says. ”Not just a programmer. I want to be well known, famous.”

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March 9th, 2003 at 6:18 am

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