Leveraged loans

6 policy responses to leveraged lending fears

06/06/19

Options include legislation to study the risk of leveraged loans, more aggressive action by the Financial Stability Oversight Council and additional capital buffers. Policymakers may also choose to do nothing.

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BofA, longtime leader in leveraged loans, warns of 'carnage'

06/05/19

The U.S. economy is on solid footing except for one potential trouble spot, according to Bank of America's Chief Executive Brian Moynihan: leveraged loans — a business the bank has dominated for a decade.

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Is a leveraged lending crisis imminent? Depends who you ask

06/04/19

Lawmakers waded into a growing debate about the threat posed by corporate credit risk.

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Wells Fargo ‘irresponsible’: Dimon blasts rival on lack of CEO plan

05/28/19

The JPMorgan chief executive said he couldn't understand why Wells Fargo could have CEO Tim Sloan step down without a successor ready to go.

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System can withstand threat posed by leveraged lending: Powell

05/20/19

Although higher corporate debt could hurt the economy, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell argued changes made since the last crisis will guard against a meltdown.

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Brown to regulators: Be ready to discuss leveraged loans at hearing

05/13/19

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee says he wants answers from the Financial Stability Oversight Council on efforts to address corporate debt risks.

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6 takeaways from the Fed’s financial stability assessment

05/07/19

The central bank said that while financial markets' desire for higher yields raises the potential for losses, capital and liquidity safeguards temper any concerns about a looming crash.

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Wells contacts Bridgewater co-CEO; 1MDB suspect discussing plea deal

05/07/19

Eileen Murray has talked about leaving Bridgewater; A deal with Roger Ng could lead to charges against Goldman and its employees.

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Will White House memo be a roadblock for reg relief?

04/16/19

The administration’s move seems aimed at cutting down on regulation. But broader reviews by the White House under the Congressional Review Act could hinder rules the industry supports.

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SEC chief warns on leveraged loans; Wells’ woes continue

04/09/19

Clayton is the latest to raise concerns about bank loans to highly indebted companies; Wells Fargo’s performance took a hit with its reputation.

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