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Money, banking and central banks

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Banking 1Banking 2: A bank's income statementBanking 3: Fractional reserve bankingBanking 4: Multiplier effect and the money supplyBanking 5: Introduction to bank notesBanking 6: Bank notes and checksBanking 7: Giving out loans without giving out goldBanking 8: Reserve ratiosBanking 9: More on reserve ratios (bad sound)Banking 10: Introduction to leverage (bad sound)Banking 11: A reserve bankBanking 12: Treasuries (government debt)Banking 13: Open market operationsBanking 14: Fed funds rateBanking 15: More on the Fed funds rateBanking 16: Why target rates vs. money supplyBanking 17: What happened to the gold?Banking 18: Big picture discussionThe discount rateRepurchase agreements (repo transactions)Federal Reserve balance sheetFractional Reserve banking commentary 1FRB commentary 2: Deposit insuranceFRB commentary 3: Big pictureLIBOR
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Fed open market operationsQuantitative easingMore on quantitative easing (and credit easing)Open market operations and quantitative easing overviewAnother quantitative easing videoUS and Japanese quantitative easing
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Bailout 1: Liquidity vs. solvencyBailout 2: Book valueBailout 3: Book value vs. market valueBailout 4: Mark-to-model vs. mark-to-marketBailout 5: Paying off the debtBailout 6: Getting an equity infusionBailout 7: Bank goes into bankruptcyBailout 8: Systemic riskBailout 9: Paulson's planBailout 10: Moral hazardBailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothingBailout 12: Lone Star transactionBailout 13: Does the bailout have a chance of working?Bailout 14: Possible solutionBailout 15: More on the solutionCNN: Understanding the crisis
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Geithner plan 1Geithner plan 2Geithner plan 3Geithner plan 4Geithner plan 5Geithner plan 6: A better solution
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Currency exchange introductionCurrency effect on tradeCurrency effect on trade reviewPegging the yuanChinese Central Bank buying treasuriesAmerican-Chinese debt loopDebt loops rationale and effectsChina keeps peg but diversifies holdingsCarry trade basicsComparing GDP among countries
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Floating exchange resolving trade imbalanceChina pegs to dollar to keep trade imbalanceChina buys US bondsReview of China US currency situationData on Chinese M1 increase in 2010Data on Chinese foreign assets increase in 2010Data on Chinese US balance of paymentsChinese inflationFloating exchange effect on ChinaFloating exchange effect on US
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Greek debt recession and austerity (part 1)Greek financial crisis (part 2)How and why Greece would leave the Euro (part 3)Why Europe is worried about Greece
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Bitcoin: What is it?Bitcoin: OverviewBitcoin: Cryptographic hash functionsBitcoin: Digital signaturesBitcoin: Transaction recordsBitcoin: Proof of workBitcoin: Transaction block chainsBitcoin: The money supplyBitcoin: The security of transaction block chains