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Oct 6, 2010
So, I've been racking my brain to find a good and simple way to explain the relationship between the Fed and the Treasury. And it turns out I may...
Sep 30, 2010
Marketplace senior editor Paddy Hirsch put Marketplace on the web video map with his Whiteboard video series, in which he explains complex financ...
Sep 1, 2010
Here's an email I got earllier this week:...
Sep 1, 2010
The SEC said it will not seek fraud charges against the ratings agency Moody's for claims that it inflated ratings on some European debt just before the financial crisis. Plus, watch a video explainer on how ratings agencies get paid by the companies they rate.
Aug 6, 2010
With interest rates in the U.S. at historic lows, some economists are worried that Americans involved in the carry trade could drive down the value of the dollar. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how the carry trade works, and why some people are worried about its return to the markets.
Jul 30, 2010
Tier 1 capital is the money that's at the core of every bank. But, like everything else in banking, it's subject to definition, and bankers still can't agree on the terms. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains.
Jul 22, 2010
I like getting mail from people who listen to the show and watch the Whiteboards. They make great suggestions, and good points about presentation....
Jul 21, 2010
The part of the financial system that lends the most money to America remains almost untouched by regulation. It's shadow banking, as Paddy Hirsch explains.
Jul 12, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to make equity markets safer by pushing market makers to tighten up their standards, and stop making so-called stub quotes. Paddy Hirsch explains.