Federal Reserve

Reg concerns about Libra ‘should be no surprise’: Fed’s Brainard

10/16/19

With policymakers casting doubt on Facebook's cryptocurrency and some of the social media giant's partners pulling out, a Federal Reserve governor continued the drumbeat of criticism.

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Joint CRA plan is no sure thing, FDIC's McWilliams says

10/16/19

The three federal bank regulators often say they want to work together to reform the Community Reinvestment Act. But once again, a senior official has raised the possibility the agencies will move separately.

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Regional banks sound alarm over new interest rate benchmark

10/16/19

Executives sent a letter to the federal banking regulators last month expressing concern that an alternative to the London interbank offered rate could limit credit availability.

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Costs weigh on Wells Fargo as new CEO prepares to take reins

10/15/19

Perhaps the biggest test that Charles Scharf will face when he starts next week will be how to control expenses while still trying to make the necessary investments in risk management to satisfy regulators.

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JPMorgan felt barred from calming repo market by regulations

10/15/19

JPMorgan Chase had the cash and willingness to calm short-term funding markets when they went haywire in mid-September, but the banking giant said regulations held it back.

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Fed to start buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month

10/11/19

The Federal Reserve said it will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills per month to improve its control over the benchmark interest rate it uses to guide monetary policy after turmoil rocked money markets in September.

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Fed eases rules on big regionals; Deutsche denies it has Trump tax returns

10/11/19

Large banks will have less onerous capital rules and stress test requirements; the president’s main lender said it has other returns, but not the president’s.

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Fed finishes overhaul of post-crisis supervisory regime

10/10/19

The central bank finalized a host of regulatory-relief changes mostly benefiting midsize and regional banks that hew closely to proposals issued in April and last fall.

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EU to regulate Libra; Robinhood joins online deposit war

10/09/19

The EU wants to protect the euro and ensure Facebook’s digital currency isn’t used for money laundering; the brokerage is partnering with six banks to offer 2% on account balances.

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Agencies sign off on final Volcker Rule changes

10/08/19

The reforms will result in significant changes to the proprietary trading ban first proposed by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and mandated in the Dodd-Frank Act.

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