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Tag Archives: commercial banks

Bubble watching and bank supervision

Shahien Nasiripour of Huffington Post wrote a great story today about new language spotted in the FOMC meeting statement… and the pointed use of that language to send a message to the lawmakers who are deciding the new scope of the Fed’s authority… The Federal Reserve is arguing that it must maintain supervisory authority over […]

What about the guarantees?

The US Treasury needs to follow the lead of Her Majesty’s Treasury when they detailed the “toxic assets of Royal Bank of Scotland and make the assets of Citigroup which we have guaranteed public… especially if Citigroup “buys” it’s way out of TARP… Bloomberg reports… ~~~”Citigroup Inc. Chief Executive Officer Vikram Pandit is pressing the U.S. Treasury Department […]

A primer on managing interest rate risks for banks

A primer on bank capital adequacy

Balance sheet adjustments

Balance Sheet Adjustment Zhiguo He (University of Chicago), In Gu Khang (Northwestern University) and Arvind Krishnamurthy(Northwestern University and NBER) Discussant: Nicolae Garleanu (University of California, Berkeley, NBER and CEPR) Arvind mentioned that having better data would make this analysis more useful and that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York would have the data from the […]