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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

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 #2 - The Patriarch

7/21/2017
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A contemporary relative of our Marriner Stoddard Eccles just might find herself in the building that bears Eccles’ name. Who is she? What’s her connection to the former Fed Chairman? All that and the story of Marriner Eccles father on today’s episode! 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. I'm going to use the outline of a traditional season...

Duration: 00:13:33


The Fed's Disclaimer

7/7/2017
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The quest to find the source of the ubiquitous Fed Disclaimer, “the views I express are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of my colleagues on the FOMC or within the Federal Reserve System.” 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. One of the key note speakers at a world-wide economic conference a few months ago in Frankfurt, Germany...

Duration: 00:15:47


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


Season 2 Introduction

6/9/2017
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An introduction to the new season which will include three new segments: Marriner Eccles, the Centralverse Website, and Our Recession interview series. Introduction Welcome back to The Bankster Podcast. My name is Alexander Bagehot, and I’m happy to be back behind the microphone. For returning listeners, I hope you’ve had as enjoyable a spring as I have. It’s been about two months since our last episode. I dropped off just in time to get married in the beautiful Salt Lake City Latter Day...

Duration: 00:03:10


Episode 27 - The Twelve Cities, Part II

3/31/2017
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Intro Welcome to The Bankster Podcast. I’m your host, Alexander Bagehot. Every episode we dive into what I call The Centralverse! The incredibly fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking. This is Episode 27 - The Twelve Cities, Part II. On the last episode we began our two part series on the Federal Reserve Districts by describing the unique role that each district Reserve Bank plays in getting physical money from the US government’s printing presses into your...

Duration: 00:17:18


Episode 22 - [Laughter] and the Centralverse Sourced

1/20/2017
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On this week’s episode we discuss an entertaining bit of news. I then introduce an exciting new feature of Centralverse Sourced! Intro Welcome to The Bankster Podcast. I’m your host, Alexander Bagehot. Every episode we dive into what I call The Centralverse! The incredibly fascinating and ever more consequential world of central banking. This is Episode 22 - [Laughter] and the Centralverse Sourced. For those of you that have signed up for the show notes at www.thebanksterpodcast.com you...

Duration: 00:15:54