Fed official hints at changes to large-bank capital buffer


The central bank may need to rethink how it uses a tool meant to combat elevated risk in boom times, said Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles.


Deutsche Bank considers closing U.S. equities trading in revamp


The German banking giant is also looking to create a "bad bank" to wind down as much as $56 billion in unwanted assets, according to a person familiar with the matter.


Fed announces dates for release of 2019 stress test results


This is the first year that only the largest and most complex banks will be included after the Federal Reserve decided to let smaller firms wait until next year to resume testing.


Reg relief on living wills is a 'negative' for megabanks, Fitch says


Fitch Ratings issued a negative warning for global banks after federal regulators proposed some relief from resolution plan requirements.


FDIC board backs reg relief proposals for foreign banks, living wills


Following the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC signed off on proposed measures to ease resolution planning requirements and tailor supervisory standards for foreign banking companies operating in the U.S.


Will reg relief plan bring back failure-related risks?


Despite consensus that regulators should ease so-called “living will” requirements by some degree, critics charge that a proposal by the Fed and FDIC could undo gains in making large banks easier to resolve.


Senate Democrat calls for hearing on megabank enforcement actions


On the same day the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing with CEOs of seven of the largest banks, Sen. Sherrod Brown said bank misconduct since the crisis demanded further inquiry by the Senate Banking Committee.


Fed opens reg relief tent to foreign banks


The Federal Reserve Board unveiled a host of proposed changes to tailor U.S. supervision of foreign firms, as well as a proposal easing “living will” requirements for both domestic and overseas banks.


A 'Marshall Plan for America:' Takeaways from Jamie Dimon's shareholder letter


The CEO of the nation's largest bank urged policymakers to ease capital rules for banks and tackle inefficiencies in the housing markets, while offering bold ideas of his own on education and health care.


Fed votes against deploying big-bank capital buffer


The Federal Reserve voted Wednesday to keep the countercyclical capital buffer at its current level of zero, ending some speculation that the board could be looking at a possible increase.