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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.

Twitter:

@alexbagehot

Language:

English


Episodes

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


Centralverse Q&A, Round IV

12/9/2017
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Round IV of the listener favorite, Centralverse Q&A: What does the CFPB have to do with the Federal Reserve? Who is Marvin Goodfriend? 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: 00:09:24


Policy Tools

11/24/2017
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Two members of the FOMC gave very similar speeches last week. Their message? In preparation for the next economic downturn, we need to define the “expansion” of tools we used during the the Great Recession. 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: 00:12:07


Two New Guys

11/10/2017
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Two appointments at the Federal Reserve last week. One I’m certain you heard about and another one I’m just as certain you did not hear about. On today’s episode a quick recap - the new Chair of the Federal Reserve and the new Secretary of the FOMC. 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...

Duration: 00:09:46


Eccles #4 - Becoming Fed Chairman

10/27/2017
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As the announcement of the next Chair of the Federal Reserve System is scheduled to be announced by President Trump before the release of the next episode, I wanted to share the story behind Marriner Eccles’s appointment back in 1934. Introduction This is 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. This is the fourth part of The Bankster Podcast’s ongoing research...

Duration: 00:14:30


Centralverse Q&A, Round III

10/13/2017
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Another set of great questions on today’s round of Centralverse Q&A: Who is in the running for Chair of the Federal Reserve? And, briefly, what does the Federal Reserve Chair do? 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...

Duration: 00:23:46


Centralverse Q&A, Round II

9/29/2017
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Two great questions on today’s round of Centralverse Q&A: What are the requirements for becoming a Fed governor? How will the Fed’s balance sheet change? 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...

Duration: 00:10:45


The 8th Governor

9/15/2017
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Arguably one of the most important people at the Federal Reserve is someone that is rarely seen. Who is the General Counsel and what does he do? On today’s episode! 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. Today was going to be...

Duration: 00:11:32


Centralverse Q&A, Round I

9/1/2017
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The first episode in a new series I’m calling, “Centralverse Q&A”. 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 central banking. Today’s episode is Part I of a new series that I...

Duration: 00:08:42


Eccles #3 - The Child

8/18/2017
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A fun look at four short experiences from the childhood of Marriner Eccles. Introduction This is 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. This is the third part of The Bankster Podcast’s ongoing research into the life and work of Marriner Stoddard Eccles. So without delay, let’s dive in! On today’s episode I’m going to read a few fun experiences from Eccles’s...

Duration: 00:08:09


Episode 14 - Bank Robbers (Rerun)

8/4/2017
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The Fed just put in their order for next year’s cash - a whopping $233 Billion. With all of that new money distributed through Federal Reserve Banks throughout the country it begs the question - Has the Fed ever been robbed? Today’s episode! Intro This is 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. Each Federal Reserve Bank is responsible for distributing the paper...

Duration: 00:12:04


Eccles #1 - Sego Milk

6/23/2017
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My in depth research into the life and works of Marriner Eccles begins! Today I start with an incredible story of his first real business venture. Introducing - Marriner Eccles, The Entrepreneur. Introduction I am Alexander Bagehot and you’re listening to The Bankster Podcast, the only show dedicated to the fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking. For those of you that have been listened to the last couple of episodes you know that I’m well into the beginnings...

Duration: 00:12:24