This week’s episode is all about the Silicon Valley Bank failure, which works primarily with startups. Throughout the episode, Grant discusses everything that happened in the bank, the reasons behind its failure, and how we should be careful about the situation as investors, depositors, or users.
[05.27] Signs of stress – Grant starts the conversation by sharing some of the warning signs that the bank was in trouble.
[13.25] The mistake – Grant explains the how the mistake of going out on the maturity curve contributed to the Silicon Valley Bank failure.
[22.05] Creative ways – Grant shares some creative ways Silicon Valley Bank could remedy the situation.
[26.45] Moral hazard – A moral hazard takes place when one side in a transaction has the chance to take on additional risks that are bad for the other party.
[35.00] SIPC – Grant explains how securities investor protection works in a bankruptcy scenario.
[42.38] FDIC limitation – We discuss the reason for the federal government to limit banks from growing into massive entities.
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