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‘The Simpsons’ did not predict collapse of Silicon Valley Bank

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2023
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A clip from a 1995 episode of “The Simpsons” animated series that shows the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) running out of money has been altered to claim that the show predicted the start-up focused bank’s collapse decades ahead of its time.

On March 10, SVB Financial Group became the largest bank to fail since the 2008 financial crisis, roiling global markets and leaving billions of dollars belonging to companies and investors stranded, Reuters reported (here) , (here).

Several posts shared the altered clip on Facebook (here), (here) and Twitter (here),...

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