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Regulations

Fed Approves Rule to Prevent Risk Concentration Between Large Banks

June 18, 2018

Via: ABF Journal

The Federal Reserve Board approved a rule to prevent concentrations of risk between large banking organizations and their counterparties from undermining financial stability. As demonstrated during the financial crisis, excessive exposure between the largest financial institutions spread contagion and eroded […]


Activity, Investment banking

Goldman Sachs Stock Is Cheap and Ready to Ace Its Next ‘Test’

June 14, 2018

Via: TheStreet

The banks seemed hot in the wake of the Fed’s policy announcement. Then they cooled. They cooled in a hurry as the yield curve would not play ball. Upward pressure at the short end does not help net interest margins […]


Capital and risk, Operational, Regulations

Fed calls Deutsche Bank’s U.S. operations troubled

May 31, 2018

Via: Market Watch

The Federal Reserve has designated Deutsche Bank DB, -5.53% AG’s sprawling U.S. business in “troubled condition,” a rare censure for a major financial institution that contributed to constraints on its operations, according to people familiar with the matter. The Fed’s […]


Regulations

Fed’s Kaplan sees another four rate hikes or so before central bank finishes its job

May 24, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Federal Reserve needs to raise interest rates about four more times before it reaches an equilibrium level, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said Thursday. Speaking a day after the central bank released minutes from its May meeting, Kaplan said […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

US should watch its debt pile before ‘things get out of hand,’ Fed’s Mester says

May 14, 2018

Via: CNBC

The U.S. should keep its debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product) in mind before things “get out of hand,” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said Monday. Asked by CNBC’s Joumanna Bercetche if she was worried about the outlook for […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed’s Powell: Rate hikes should not upend the global economy

May 8, 2018

Via: CNBC

Moves by the Fed and other major central banks to raise interest rates after a long period of keeping them low should not be disruptive to the global economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday. In remarks prepared for […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Macroeconomic, Trading

Chances of a fourth rate hike this year just took a big jump higher

April 23, 2018

Via: CNBC

The market is finally coming around to the idea that the Federal Reserve this year will be raising interest rates a total of four times. Though some big forecasting firms on Wall Street for months have been predicting a more […]


Regulations

Fed’s Dudley suggests bank execs should be on hook for regulatory fines

March 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

New York Fed President William Dudley on Monday suggested that one way to improve bank culture is to make senior management bear some of the burden when their institutions are fined by regulators. “It doesn’t seem fair or prudent to […]


Activity, Capital and risk, Macroeconomic, Trading

The Fed is unlikely to mention the one thing that could really hurt the economy

March 20, 2018

Via: CNBC

The Fed will likely upgrade its view of the economy when it meets this week, but it’s unlikely to publicly discuss one of the bigger risks for the economy — potential trade wars. The Trump administration is reportedly prepared to […]


Capital and risk, Macroeconomic

Fed’s Harker expects two US rate hikes this year

February 21, 2018

Via: CNBC

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker on Wednesday said he still thinks just two interest-rate hikes this year is “likely appropriate,” but signaled he is open to more if needed. “Based on the relatively strong economy, but the continued […]