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New Podcast Episode: The Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank

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In this episode of the AAF Exchange, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Director of Financial Services Thomas Wade discuss the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the reaction, and what happens next.

AAF products mentioned in today’s episode:

  • In “The Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank,” Wade walks through what went wrong with SVB and how policymakers’ reactions to its failure could impact the banking industry.
  • In “Silicon Valley Bank Meltdown,” Holtz-Eakin breaks down the main issues that led to the SVB run.
  • In “SVAFU,” Holtz-Eakin explores the problems with the policy response to SVB’s demise.
  • In “Inflation, the Fed, and the Banks,” Holtz-Eakin discusses the latest Consumer Price Index numbers and how the problems at SVB and Signature Bank will likely not halt the Fed’s interest rate hikes.

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