Series: Ask A Banker

8:57am

Mon May 20, 2013
Planet Money

Ask A Banker: Capital, Capital!

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 11:09 am

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Hi, it's Ask a Banker! You should send us questions on email or Twitter, but this particular question, though timely, was made up by me, sorry:

Q. Should banks be required to hold much more capital as a safety net? Or should they be putting that money to productive use by lending it out instead?

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9:52am

Mon April 15, 2013
Planet Money

Ask A Banker: What's It Like?

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 4:27 pm

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Hi, it's another installment of Ask A Banker. We've gotten lots of good questions, and also lots of bad questions, on Twitter and email, but answered only a fraction of them, in part because in some columns I just answered questions that I or Planet Money made up. Sorry. So let's make up for lost time by giving short answers to a bunch of real questions from real people, or at least real email accounts.

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9:43am

Mon March 25, 2013
Planet Money

Ask A Banker: Why Do People Keep Trying To Give Me Money?

Originally published on Mon March 25, 2013 10:17 am

Not just an empty suit.
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8:33am

Tue March 5, 2013
Planet Money

Ask A Banker: Shadow Banking Is Like Banking, Only Shadier

Originally published on Tue March 5, 2013 9:02 am

Not just an empty suit.
Paul Goyette Flickr

Hi! It's Ask a Banker! Once again, I'm a former banker, current Dealbreaker editor and occasional answerer of questions here. Send more questions to planetmoney@npr.org with "ask a banker" in the subject line, or ask on Twitter (@planetmoney). This week's question comes from Ellen in Minneapolis and I think you'll like it:

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7:11am

Mon February 11, 2013
Planet Money

Ask A Banker: Stock Tips!

Originally published on Mon February 11, 2013 1:36 pm

Paul Goyette Flickr

Hi! It's Ask a Banker! I'm a former banker, current Dealbreaker editor and occasional answerer of questions real and imagined here. This week we'll continue a mini-streak of answering actual questions submitted by actual people. Help us keep it up by sending questions to planetmoney@npr.org with "ask a banker" in the subject line, or ask on Twitter (@planetmoney).

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