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Fannie-Freddie Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Mel Watt

charlotteobserver.com — A dispute over pay for the chief executive officers at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac puts Barack Obama and House Republicans together in an unusual alignment against a housing official appointed by the president.

Living Wills From AIG, Prudential Need More Detail, Agencies Say

bloomberg.com — Three major nonbank financial firms need to provide more detail on how they could be unwound in bankruptcy after a collapse, regulators said Tuesday in their first response to the companies' living wills. The statement by the Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
Jul 28, 2015

Living Wills From AIG, Prudential Need More Detail, Agencies Say bloom.bg/1IGAgC1 via @business

Jul 28, 2015

RT @roburban: Living Wills From AIG, Prudential Need More Detail, Agencies Say bloom.bg/1IGAgC1 via @business

Fannie-Freddie CEO Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Watt

bloomberg.com — A dispute over pay for the chief executive officers at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could put Barack Obama and House Republicans together in an unusual alignment against a housing official appointed by the president.
Jul 28, 2015

Fannie-Freddie CEO Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Watt bloom.bg/1Mw2Syi via @business

Jul 28, 2015

Fannie-Freddie CEO Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Watt bloom.bg/1Mw2Syi

Jul 28, 2015

Fannie-Freddie CEO Pay Pits Obama and Republicans Against Watt bloom.bg/1Mw2Syi via @business

Jul 28, 2015

RT @iankatz: Fannie-Freddie CEO pay issue pits Mel Watt against Obama and Republicans. bloomberg.com/news/articles/… @sabrush @jesseahamilton

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GE Given Time to Escape Systemic-Risk Label Before Oversight

bloomberg.com — The Federal Reserve is giving General Electric Co. time to continue with its plans to shrink its finance unit in advance of new oversight standards approved Monday. The unit, GE Capital Corp., was one of four nonbank financial firms designated systemically important in 2013 by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, making it subject to Fed oversight.
Jul 20, 2015

GE Given Time to Escape Systemic-Risk Label Before Oversight bloom.bg/1Gwsva2 with @iankatz $GE

Jul 20, 2015

GE Given Time to Escape Systemic-Risk Label Before Oversight bloom.bg/1Gwsva2

JPMorgan Has $12.5 Billion Shortfall in Fed Systemic-Risk Charge

bloomberg.com — JPMorgan Chase & Co. still has a shortfall of as much as $12.5 billion on meeting capital rules set to be approved by the Federal Reserve on Monday. The Fed assigned capital charges totaling more than $200 billion for eight of the biggest and most complex U.S.
Jul 20, 2015

JPMorgan still has a shortfall of as much as $12.5 billion on meeting new capital rules. bloom.bg/1Gw7Y5i @iankatz @jesseahamilton

Jul 20, 2015

RT @LisaAbramowicz1: JPMorgan still has a shortfall of as much as $12.5 billion on meeting new capital rules. bloom.bg/1Gw7Y5i @iankatz @jesseahamilton

Jul 20, 2015

RT @LisaAbramowicz1: JPMorgan still has a shortfall of as much as $12.5 billion on meeting new capital rules. bloom.bg/1Gw7Y5i @iankatz @jesseahamilton

Jul 20, 2015

JPMorgan Has $12.5 Billion Shortfall in Fed Systemic-Risk Charge bloom.bg/1Gw7Y5i via @business

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JPMorgan No Longer $20 Billion in Hole for Fed Capital Demand

bloomberg.com — JPMorgan Chase & Co. was singled out last year for being the only major U.S. bank that didn't have enough capital set aside to overcome the perception it's too big to fail. But that was then.
Jul 17, 2015

JPMorgan No Longer $20 Billion in Hole for Fed Capital Demand bloom.bg/1gFjPJK with @iankatz $JPM

Yellen Supports Letting Smaller U.S. Banks Escape More Scrutiny

bloomberg.com — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she would be open to a "modest increase" in the asset level for subjecting banks to tighter oversight, calling the $50 billion threshold an unnecessary burden on smaller lenders.
Jul 16, 2015

Yellen Supports Letting Smaller U.S. Banks Escape More Scrutiny bloom.bg/1RCbrep who knows what smaller means though

Jul 16, 2015

RT @iankatz: Yellen open to "modest" increase in the $50bn threshold for what's a systemically important bank. @jesseahamilton bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 17, 2015

RT @sabrush: Yellen Supports Letting Smaller U.S. Banks Escape More Scrutiny bloom.bg/1RCbrep who knows what smaller means though

Bipartisan Dodd-Frank Fix Being Sought by Lawmakers, Warner Says

bloomberg.com — A group of Democrats and Republicans are discussing a Dodd-Frank Act "fix-it" bill aimed at forging a compromise between the two parties over the 2010 regulatory law, U.S. Senator Mark Warner said Thursday.
Jul 16, 2015

“There’s a group of reasonable Republicans and Democrats talking about a Dodd-Frank fix-it bill,” Sen Warner said bloom.bg/1O91Y8o

Jul 16, 2015

Sen Warner says $50bn asset threshold too low; Sen Warren said Congress should keep it bloom.bg/1O91Y8o

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Speed Traders and Banks Called Out in Report on Treasury Swing

bloomberg.com — U.S. authorities called out banks for pulling out of the Treasury market last October during a period of extreme volatility and said high-frequency trading firms contributed to wild price swings by submitting a number of orders that canceled each other out. In a six-minute window on the morning of Oct.

Regulators Tie High-Speed Trading to Treasury Volatility

bloomberg.com — U.S. officials have concluded that high-frequency trading contributed to the Treasury market's wild ride last October, a finding that will probably add to regulatory scrutiny of the industry. While a soon-to-be-published government report won't point to just one cause, it will cite speed traders as playing a key role, according to a person with direct knowledge of the study.
Jul 12, 2015

Regulators Tie High-Speed Trading to Treasury Volatility last october bloom.bg/1dUOsc8 @iankatz

Jul 13, 2015

U.S. officials have concluded that high-frequency trading contributed to the Treasury market’s wild ride last October bloom.bg/1dUOsc8

Jul 13, 2015

About those flash boys - regulators think they contributed to the Oct. 15 crash in Treasury yields. bloomberg.com/news/articles/… v @iankatz

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Jul 29, 2015

If you've evr got something spectacularly wrong this shd cheer u up - fmr Microsoft boss on why iPhone will never fly snpy.tv/1h60Cko

Jul 29, 2015

Lord Adebowale: "Starving people into help is generally not a very good idea" #newsnight

Jul 29, 2015

Andrew Loveridge, man who tagged Cecil the lion, sys hunting "as a conservation strategy for protecting habitat, it really works" #newsnight

Jul 29, 2015

Andrew Loveridge, man who tagged Cecil the lion: "U get up close and personal with them...it's hugely distressing when they die" #newsnight

Jul 29, 2015

Daschcam footage obtained by #newsnight of migrants climbing into lorry in Calais today snpy.tv/1eBfBRA

Jul 29, 2015

Coming up, the Oxford Univ researcher who tagged Cecil the lion + tracked him to his death on why commercial hunting is good idea #newsnight

Jul 29, 2015

Oxford zoologist who tagged Cecil the lion and tracked him to death at hands of trophy hunter still believes hunting good for conservation

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