Category: Capital and risk

Activity, Capital and risk, Investment banking, Liquidity

Treasury yields edge lower as Turkish currency resumes fall

August 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields fell Friday at the end a week of range-bound as trading as demand for U.S. government paper rose when the Turkish lira resumed its decline and weighed on risk sentiment. The yield for the benchmark 10-year note TMUBMUSD10Y, […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

US economy is expected to accelerate this year, then slow in 2019: CBO

August 14, 2018


U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration’s 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday. In an updated economic outlook, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget […]

Capital and risk, Credit, Products, Retail banking

This new credit card offers 4% back on dining, but is it a good deal?

August 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Here’s one reason to put your avocado toast and poke bowls on credit — if you can pay them off in full, of course. There’s a revamped Capital One COF, +1.59% card on the market aimed at foodies that will […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed: Longer-Term Inflation Expectations Little Changed

August 6, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

Since the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) June meeting, indicators show the labor market has continued to strengthen, with economic activity rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate […]

Capital and risk, Operational, Products, Retail banking

Chase Bank chasing mobile market with ATM move

August 3, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

Chase Bank ATMs now allow customers to withdraw cash using their phones’ mobile wallet and NFC capabilities. The bank’s ATM network has around 16,000 terminals throughout the US, but customers can also use ATM vestibules from outside the bank. This […]

Capital and risk, Credit

Lenders bet on AI for credit scoring

August 1, 2018

Via: Finextra

Banks have to struggle with a lot of risks – from issuing credit to operational challenges, technological troubles to good old fashion fraud. In addition to the risks of yesteryear, modern banks face falling long-term rates, growing fintech competition and […]

Capital and risk, Credit

What’s The Same – And What’s Not – In Assessing Credit Quality

July 30, 2018

Via: Bank Director

Since the 1970s, there has been an inevitable march toward a macro, quantitative assessment of credit quality. Technology and big data ensured its emergence to complement the more traditional, transactional counterpart of credit risk management. Since the adoption of the […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

The Fed now has to raise rates to prove it’s independent from Trump, investment manager says

July 20, 2018


The Federal Reserve has no choice but to raise rates in defiance of President Donald Trump’s criticism of its monetary policy, an investment manager said Friday. In an interview with CNBC at the White House on Thursday, Trump lamented Fed […]

Capital and risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

The US economy has plenty of steam despite bond market and trade fears, investors say

July 17, 2018


When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifies on Capitol Hill this week, investors will be looking for clues as to how issues like escalating trade tensions could alter the U.S. economy and therefore the Fed’s interest rate path. Investors have […]

Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

US sales and employment are likely to grow, a survey of economists shows

July 16, 2018


Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics say the corporate tax […]