The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank last week raised questions about the strength of the United States’ banking system, and whether we’re headed for another financial crisis. The FT’s US financial commentator Robert Armstrong tells us why he’s not freaking out.

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SVB was only a little bit insolvent, luckily

SVB’s collapse is not a harbinger of another 2008

The weekend US officials hatched a plan to stave off a banking crisis

Silicon Valley Bank shows the perils of regulators fighting the last war

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