Apr 30, 2015
Making banks more careful... by reassuring them.
Aug 5, 2014
Banks still don't have realistic plans for an "orderly failure."
Jul 18, 2013
Explaining some terms, phrases and concepts about money you might hear everyday, but not fully understand.
Mar 19, 2013
Sheila Bair, former chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, shares her views on the Cyrpriot bailout plan and whether such a levy could ever happen to U.S. depositors.
Mar 19, 2013
Bank runs become a problem because banks don’t actually have a lot of money in the bank. Your deposit, to a bank, is a loan -- and most of that money gets lent out again.
Dec 13, 2012
NASA and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation among the best on the list.
Sep 25, 2012
It may be too early to assign blame for Europe's economic crisis, but it is not too early to figure out what went wrong in this country back in 2008. Sheila Bair headed the FDIC back then, and is out with a new book this morning, in which she says she saw signs of trouble in subprime mortgages way back in 2006.
Jun 1, 2012
A bank run occurs when customers run down to the bank and demand their money back. So, why can't the bank just return the cash? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains using a human heart analogy.
Apr 26, 2012
Seventeen banks have failed so far this year, but their customers can rest easy -- thanks to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.