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Banks love Fed's too-big-to-fail plan, if they can change it - Tulsa World: Finance

Banks love Fed's too-big-to-fail plan, if they can change it - Tulsa World: Finance
tulsaworld.com — Wall Street lobbyists had to inhale deeply. In one breath they said regulators' latest plan to prevent big banks from causing another financial crisis was both horribly flawed and a solution that makes breaking up giant lenders unnecessary.

Banks Love Fed's Too-Big-To-Fail Plan, If They Can Overhaul It

bloomberg.com — Wall Street lobbyists had to inhale deeply. In one breath they said regulators' latest plan to prevent big banks from causing another financial crisis was both horribly flawed and a solution that makes breaking up giant lenders unnecessary.

Biggest U.S. Banks Fight Back Against Fed's Too-Big-to-Fail Plan

bloomberg.com — The largest U.S. banks, gearing up for another battle with regulators, say a Federal Reserve plan designed to prevent the need for bailouts during a crisis includes measures that could hurt the economy by damping credit.

Daleep Singh to Run U.S. Treasury's Financial Markets Office

bloomberg.com — Daleep Singh, who has worked in the U.S. Treasury's international division and markets room, will lead the department's Office of Financial Markets, replacing Seth Carpenter. Singh will be a counselor in the Office of Domestic Finance, Treasury Chief of Staff Chris Weideman said in a statement Friday.

MetLife too-big-to-fail designation defended by government

MetLife too-big-to-fail designation defended by government
lifehealthpro.com — (Bloomberg) -- A U.S. lawyer defending the government's decision to designate MetLife Inc. a threat to the American economy if it were to falter was questioned sharply by a federal judge who was asked by the company to remove the label.

MetLife Is Indeed `Too Big to Fail,' U.S. Tells Skeptical Judge

bloomberg.com — A U.S. lawyer defending the government's decision to designate MetLife Inc. a threat to the American economy if it were to falter was questioned sharply by a federal judge who was asked by the company to remove the label.

Why MetLife believes the scariest risk is being classified as risky

Why MetLife believes the scariest risk is being classified as risky
lifehealthpro.com — (Bloomberg) -- 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.

Fischer Says Fed Still Able to Help Banks Facing a Crisis

bloomberg.com — U.S. regulators still have significant authority to help ailing banks even if the stigma lenders face for seeking emergency funds has increased in recent years, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said. "U.S. financial agencies collectively have substantial lender-of-last resort authorities to meet future contingencies," Fischer said in remarks prepared for a speech in Washington on Wednesday.

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

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.
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May 02, 2016

RT @zachjournalism: Worth a watch to hear from #Leicester legend @SteveWalsh5 plus Frank McLinktock talking Ice Kings youtu.be/gkXMHrBVn18#newsnight#lcfcj #lcfc #newsnight

May 02, 2016

That #Leicester City v Man United spending stat: this seems to be the source: twitter.com/sportingintel/…

May 02, 2016

@_IanMoss It's attiributed to Sporting Intelligence in that Guardian piece I linked to

May 02, 2016

Hadn't seen this great stat: Man United have spent more on players in 2 years than Leicester in 132 year history theguardian.com/football/blog/…

May 02, 2016

RT @prodnose: Leicester shouldn't have open top bus for the parade. The squads of Chelsea, Man U, Man City & Arsenal should carry them on t…

May 02, 2016

@Freedland Yes but also gives him riposte to all those who say he just has to spend more...

May 02, 2016

RT @IainDale: Just waiting for David Cameron to tweet that Leicester couldn't have done this if we were outside the EU.


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