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I summarize and explain recent Central Banking and Monetary Policy related news from the Federal Reserve and Central Banks from around the world. Then I take a more in depth look into a historical event or person that helped shape what central banking is today.

I summarize and explain recent Central Banking and Monetary Policy related news from the Federal Reserve and Central Banks from around the world. Then I take a more in depth look into a historical event or person that helped shape what central banking is today.
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United States

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I summarize and explain recent Central Banking and Monetary Policy related news from the Federal Reserve and Central Banks from around the world. Then I take a more in depth look into a historical event or person that helped shape what central banking is today.

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@alexbagehot

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English


Episodes

Podcast Contest

5/31/2018
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I submitted the above trailer as part of a podcast competition sponsored by Squarespace and Gimlet Creative. I also announce the end of Season 2. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com.

Duration:00:04:52

Meeting Minutes Matter

5/4/2018
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Why the Meeting Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee matter. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking, the centralverse. On today’s episode we’re going to talk about the FOMC Meeting Minutes, two reasons they were in the...

Episode 1 - Show No Signs of Panic (Rebroadcast)

4/21/2018
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Intro Welcome to the Bankster podcast, my name is Alexander Bagehot and I’ll be your host today. This is Episode 1 - Show No Signs of Panic. Every week we dive into the intricate world of central banking! I summarize the latest news and events catching you up on all things Federal Reserve and monetary policy from around the world. Then I take a more in depth look into a historical event or person that helped shape what central banking is today. On this episode we’ll talk about an...

Duration:00:21:25

NY Fed President, The Process

4/6/2018
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Of equal importance to the final decision of the next New York Fed President is the process by which this decision was made. Today we unwind that complex process. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking. A change in the guard of...

Duration:00:19:08

Centralverse News Flash 3/23/2018

3/23/2018
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Too many important events of the past two weeks, so we’ve started a new series called News Flash. Today’s Flashes include: Bear Stearns, The Senate Dodd Frank Bill, NYFed’s Presidential Search, and the FOMC meeting. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more...

Duration:00:14:30

Riksbanken 350

3/9/2018
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A Riksbanken video gave me a good laugh, and a 350th birthday is cause for celebration and reflection. On today’s episode: (1) very briefly how did it start. (2) its relationship with the Euro. (3) its policy goals. (4) and finally its role in the Nobel Prize of Economics. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only...

Duration:00:12:16

The Greenspan Put

2/23/2018
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Global equity markets dropped drastically on Jerome Powell’s first day at the Federal Reserve. When markets quiver a question you’ll hear analysts and journalists bring up is, “Will the Chair use the Greenspan Put?” On today’s episode, a brief primer on the Greenspan Put. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only...

Duration:00:09:27

Centralverse Q&A, Round V

2/9/2018
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Round V of the listener favorite, Centralverse Q&A: Who really chooses the Chair? And who is second in command at the Central Bank? If you have questions you’d like answered on the podcast send them in. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential world of...

Duration:00:10:36

Eccles #5, Chair No More

1/26/2018
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As Janet Yellen leaves on her final day as Chair of the Federal Reserve System we take a look back at the last complicated transition from one Chair to the next - that of Marriner Eccles 70 years ago to the day. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential...

Duration:00:17:41

State of the Fed 2018

1/12/2018
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A look at the State of the Federal Reserve in 2018. As always, I can be reached for comments, feedback, or questions on twitter or via my website www.thebanksterpodcast.com. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only podcast dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking. A notable part of every January here in the United State is the President’s address to congress called the State of the Union. It’s a...

Duration:00:19:25