Leveraged loans

Big-bank CEOs head to the lion's den


The congressional hearing will be ripe with opportunities for lawmakers to raise flags on issues of diversity, deregulation and social policy.


Banks healthy enough to absorb leveraged-loan risks: Moody’s


Amid widespread concern about their exposure to leveraged lending, the debt rating agency says banks have sufficient earnings and capital cushions to continue investing in the sector.


Regulators warn banks on leveraged loans, but data doesn't back them up


A recent joint analysis of large syndicated loans urged banks to improve their risk management, even though evidence suggests that nonbanks, not banks, hold the higher share of risky leveraged loans.


5 takeaways from banks' 4Q results


Among the things we've learned this earnings season: C&I is back, fee income is flat, and leveraged lending is beginning to "rear its ugly head."


Quality of shared credits improves but leveraged-lending risks remain


Despite a generally positive picture in the Shared National Credit report, regulators warned that underperforming loans in the the portfolio remain elevated.


Texas Capital to halt leveraged lending as losses mount


The Dallas company boosted its loan-loss provision in the fourth quarter to cover deteriorating leveraged loans, causing it to miss profit estimates.


Corporate debt credit standards 'deteriorating,' Fed warns


The amount of debt owed by businesses and the valuations of corporations are elevated, creating a growing source of concern, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.


JPMorgan says leveraged loans to remain top 2019 performer


Cracks may be visible in U.S. leveraged loans, but investor concerns about credit are "somewhat overblown," according to JPMorgan Chase.


Warren says leveraged lending lapses invite new crisis


Sen. Elizabeth Warren said regulators are failing to respond to what she thinks could be a new meltdown in the making: the trillion-dollar market for leveraged loans.


Will Democrats try to rein in banks’ leveraged lending?


While they won’t be in position to enact legislation, House Democrats could use their newfound power to spotlight issues that Republicans have largely ignored, including the exploding levels of corporate debt.