I am doing this outside the paywall because I think it is important that everyone get this idea.
In the wake of the financial crisis, bailouts and cheap money have done much to restore American bank balance sheets. Earnings for banks have returned to pre-crisis levels. But over the medium-term I believe banks’ earnings power will be damaged by a loss of fee income as bank fees come under assault. The problem is Bitcoin. Let me explain in this post.
As the new year began, I began producing a TV show on the economy called Boom Bust that airs at 430 ET every night on RT America, the American arm of the Russian broadcaster RT. The anchor, Erin Ade, uses the show as a platform to talk about everything under the sun in the world of finance, markets and economics with each s...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.