Felix is a renowned financial journalist and captivating speaker who seamlessly weaves insightful analysis and captivating storytelling. With a unique ability to demystify complex financial concepts and engage diverse audiences, he is the ideal choice to bring fresh perspectives and ignite meaningful conversations at your next event.

Felix Salmon

Felix Salmon is the chief financial correspondent at Axios, the host of the weekly Slate Money podcast, and author of The Phoenix Economy: Work, Life, and Money in the New Not Normal. He earned an MA in philosophy and art history from the University of Glasgow and has worked for noted economist Nouriel Roubini and outlets from Reuters to Condé Nast. He has won every major business journalism prize, including the American Statistical Association’s Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award. He lives in New York City.

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The Phoenix Economy

How the world has been transformed over the course of this short decade, and how people can take full advantage of the new economy that has emerged. We're entering a world with a level of sustained volatility not seen since  1945. It's one littered with potholes — but also one where the nimble will thrive.


The Phoenix Economy: Work, Life, and Money in the New Not Normal

An award-winning journalist presents a tour-de-force analysis—drawing from history, economics, sociology, and popular culture—of the profound and transformative years of the early 2020s, both for individuals and for the global economy.

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