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 Definition the system of financial intermediation that provides the principle source of credit to individuals and companies. [d] [e]

Fools rush in

Like most economists, I have not been accustomed to thinking about banking - treating it, like the plumbing system, as something one need not worry about because it always works. But now, some understanding of how it works seems to be necessary for anyone who wants to understand the present crisis.

That is my excuse for rushing in - somebody had to! But it means that I do need the help of an expert in banking to correct my errors of fact and balance. If you are one, please help and please explain your help!

Nick Gardner 12:54, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Overhaul

The article is in a bit of a mess in the course of an overhaul that I hope to complete in the next few days. The purpose of the overhaul is to give more weight and clarity to the account of the development of banking regulation. Nick Gardner 17:15, 22 January 2010 (UTC)