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Shadow Banking – still dangerous

Paddy Hirsch Nov 19, 2012

A report by the Financial Stability Board found that shadow banking has grown even larger, to a record high of $67 trillion last year. Many people have blamed shadow banking for aggravating the financial crisis.

So, what’s shadow banking? We’ve got a Whiteboard for that!

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