May 20, 2013 Should banks be required to hold much more capital as a safety net? Just kidding, banks don't hold capital!
April 15, 2013 The main skills required are attention to detail, cheerful obedience, and the ability to add two-digit numbers in your head. Also, it helps to like finance.
March 25, 2013 A reader who just re-financed his mortgage asks: Why are so many people willing to lend huge amounts of money at such low interest rates?
March 5, 2013 Banking is a highly regulated beast. Shadow banking, not so much.
February 11, 2013 Does anyone make anything that beats a low-cost index fund? There are at least two short answers to this, which are (1) Don't ask me, and (2) No.
January 17, 2013 Two common questions: 1. Shouldn't more bankers be in jail? 2. How do I get a job in investment banking?