Industry policy wonks will be listening carefully to the final presidential candidate debate tomorrow to hear if Texas Gov. George W. Bush will go 3-for-3 in sounding like a banking expert.

When he faced off with Vice President Gore in last week’s debate, Gov. Bush could have been mistaken for a regulator during an exchange on the merits of the International Monetary Fund. He cautioned bankers around the world to “evaluate risks themselves,” “make sure the return is good,” and not to make bad loans.

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