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MetLife Says Lew-Yellen Panel Spreads Risks It's Supposed to End

bloomberg.com — For MetLife Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Kandarian, the scariest risk is being classified as risky. MetLife lawyers go to court Wednesday seeking to overturn a too-big-to-fail designation in a lawsuit that could, if the insurer prevails, reduce the government's ability to rein in large financial firms. If the company loses, Kandarian may face tougher oversight including harsher capital and leverage requirements, although final rules haven't been written.

Fed to stress-test 33 banks on weathering global recession

pbn.com — WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve said it will analyze in its annual stress tests how 33 large banks, including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., would withstand a severe global recession, a doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate to 10 percent and moderate deflation.

Fed to perform stress tests on 33 banks to determine if they can withstand global recession

jsonline.com — The Federal Reserve said it will analyze in its annual stress tests how 33 large banks, including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., would withstand a severe global recession, a doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate to 10% and moderate deflation. The exams, using hypothetical scenarios, are a centerpiece of U.S.

Fed to perform stress tests on 33 banks to determine if they can withstand global recession

jsonline.com — The Federal Reserve said it will analyzein its annual stress tests how 33 large banks, including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., would withstand a severe global recession, a doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate to 10% and moderate deflation. The exams, using hypothetical scenarios, are a centerpiece of U.S.

Fed to Stress-Test 33 Banks on Severe Global Recession Response

bloomberg.com — The Federal Reserve said it will analyze in its annual stress tests how 33 large banks, including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., would withstand a severe global recession, a doubling of the U.S. unemployment rate to 10 percent and moderate deflation. The exams, using hypothetical scenarios, are a centerpiece of U.S.
Jan 28, 2016

RT @business: Fed to stress-test 33 banks on how they would withstand a severe global recession bloom.bg/1nRUtMk pic.twitter.com/puSgrq3voX

Jan 28, 2016

Fed to Stress-Test 33 Banks on Severe Global Recession Response bloom.bg/1nRUtMk via @business

Jan 28, 2016

RT @gwmott: Fed to Stress-Test 33 Banks on Severe Global Recession Response bloom.bg/1nRUtMk via @business

Jan 28, 2016

RT @iankatz: Fed to Stress-Test 33 Banks on Severe Global Recession Response bloom.bg/1nRUtMk via @business @jesseahamilton

Jan 28, 2016

Fed to Stress-Test 33 Banks on Severe Global Recession Response bloom.bg/1nRUtMk via @business

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MetLife's Kandarian Told Regulators in 2014 of Possible Breakup

bloomberg.com — MetLife Inc., looking to avoid tougher oversight, was examining options for its domestic retail business 14 months before announcing this year that it's considering a sale, spinoff or public offering for part of the unit. Chief Executive Officer Steven Kandarian told regulators including Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Treasury Secretary Jacob J.
Jan 27, 2016

RT @iankatz: MetLife's Kandarian Told Regulators in 2014 of Possible Breakup bloom.bg/1UrGdEq via @business @k_chiglinsky

Jan 28, 2016

MetLife's CEO Told Regulators in 2014 of Possible Breakup bloom.bg/1UrGdEq

Jan 28, 2016

RT @sabrush: MetLife's CEO Told Regulators in 2014 of Possible Breakup bloom.bg/1UrGdEq

U.S. Treasury Warns of How Clearinghouses Could Spread Risk

bloomberg.com — Clearinghouses used for derivatives trades can be vulnerable and potentially spread risks through the financial system, according to a U.S. Treasury report. The Treasury's Office of Financial Research said Wednesday that threats to stability have increased slightly in the past year.

How do you define bond liquidity? U.S. treasury wants to know

lifehealthpro.com — (Bloomberg) - The U.S. Treasury Department wants to know if you're worried about federal government bond-market liquidity. Also, how you even define it. The agency released a request for information Tuesday - part of its first significant review of the U.S.

How Do You Define Bond Liquidity? U.S. Treasury Wants to Know

bloomberg.com — The U.S. Treasury Department wants to know if you're worried about bond-market liquidity. Also, how you even define it. The agency released a request for information Tuesday -- part of its first significant review of the market in almost two decades -- where questions range from the technical to the philosophical, and may be a key to where Treasury is most focused on making changes and enhancing oversight.
Jan 20, 2016

The US Treasury wants to know how you define bond market liquidity. (Also a bunch of other stuff.) bloomberg.com/news/articles/… v @business

Jan 20, 2016

RT @alexandrascaggs: The US Treasury wants to know how you define bond market liquidity. (Also a bunch of other stuff.) bloomberg.com/news/articles/… v @business

Jan 20, 2016

How do you define bond liquidity? U.S. Treasury wants to know bloom.bg/1Nk5IBE via @business @alexandrascaggs @iankatz

Jan 20, 2016

How Do You Define Bond Liquidity? U.S. Treasury Wants to Know bloom.bg/1Nk5IBE @alexandrascaggs @iankatz @GreenwichAssoc

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